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July 29, 2014

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Flood threat subsides for mountain residents after rough day
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
A day after floodwaters ripped through the Rainbow Canyon area of Mount Charleston on Monday, wreaking havoc on roads, homes and the local water supply, mountain residents face ...
Flooding does significant damage to homes on Mount Charleston
Flooding does significant damage to homes on Mount Charleston
Monday, July 28, 2014
Eight homes in the Rainbow Canyon area of Mount Charleston sustained significant damage from flooding today, officials said. Rainbow Canyon Boulevard became...
Severe thunderstorm, flash flood warnings issued for the valley
Sunday, July 27, 2014
Weather:
​A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for east central Clark County.
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Phoenix breaks temperature with record high of 116
Thursday, July 24, 2014
The scorching weather in Phoenix has broken a record as the mercury hit 116. The National Weather Service says the temperature on Thursday afternoon overtakes the record of ...
How to help cars and pets cope with summer heat in the desert
How to help cars and pets cope with summer heat in the desert
Sunday, July 20, 2014
5-MINUTE EXPERT:
The desert summer can play havoc with your vehicle and endanger your children and pets. A few tips from professionals will help you maintain your car even as the temperature tops 110 degrees and keep your loved ones comfortable until autumn comes. ...
Storms produce flood worries for Mount Charleston
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
The National Weather Service said it received public reports of flash flooding near the Rainbow Canyon subdivision and Fletcher View campground. Those reports indicated…
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New study warns of even hotter summers in Las Vegas, across U.S.
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Think summers in Las Vegas are sweltering now? By the end of the century, they’ll be more like those now experienced in the Arabian Desert if greenhouse gas emissions remain the same, according to a new study. Average summer daytime temperatures here will soar to 111 degrees, which is what summers are like now in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, according to Climate Central, a Princeton, N.J.-based research and journalism organization. Climate Central last week released...
Thunderstorm, high winds possible later today
Thunderstorm, high winds possible later today
Monday, July 14, 2014
A thunderstorm packing winds of up to 50 mph could move into the Las Vegas Valley later today, as moisture from Arizona and Mexico pushes into the region, National Weather Service officials said. Today is expected to remain cloudy with a...
Flood advisories issued for northeast, northwest areas of valley
Flood advisories issued for northeast, northwest areas of valley
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Included in the advisory are Sunrise Manor; Summerlin; Floyd Lamb Park; Lone Mountain; Centennial Hills; Sun City Summerlin. Also mentioned were …
Woman treads water for 3 hours in Lake Mead storm
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
A Henderson woman who became separated from her family and jet ski when a sudden storm whipped up 8-foot-tall swells on Lake Mead treaded water for more than three hours before she was ...
Storm warning lifted; wind, rain, flooding still possible
Storm warning lifted; wind, rain, flooding still possible
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
The warning was issued about 3:20 p.m., with officials urging people in the affected area, which included Mountains Edge, Henderson and Boulder City, to …
Flash flood warning issued for canyons near Mount Charleston
Flash flood warning issued for canyons near Mount Charleston
Saturday, July 5, 2014
Las Vegas’ streak of 125 dry days officially ended Friday
About 1 to 2 inches of rain fell primarily on the southern and western areas of the Carpenter 1 fire scar, meteorologist Chris Outler said. A flash flood warning was issued for ...
Rain falls in Henderson but shouldn’t impact fireworks
Rain falls in Henderson but shouldn’t impact fireworks
Friday, July 4, 2014
Isolated rain storms were reported over Henderson this afternoon but should move out by tonight and not interfere with fireworks displays, according to...
Even overnight, no ‘real break from the heat’ predicted
Even overnight, no ‘real break from the heat’ predicted
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for the Las Vegas Valley as the temperature soars to a high of 112 degrees today, officials said. The warning — upgraded from...
Blistering days ahead prompt excessive heat watch
Blistering days ahead prompt excessive heat watch
Monday, June 30, 2014
The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat watch for Tuesday and Wednesday, with highs up to 114 degrees in the Las Vegas area and dangerously hot weather throughout ...

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