Monsoon conditions expected to clear around Las Vegas

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Flooding Wednesday nighttime northeast of the Las Vegas Valley closed portions of U.S. 93. To the south, authorities Route 164 was closed from Searchlight westbound to the California border, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol.

The McCarran International Airport upwind presumption had not received measurable rainfall arsenic of 10 p.m. About 0.16 inch of rainfall was measured adjacent U.S. Highway 95 and authorities Route 157, the upwind work said.

Meadview, Arizona, eastbound of Lake Mead successful Mohave County, received up to 0.71 of an inch of rainfall from the storms, the upwind work said.

Wind gusts scope 47 mph astatine Nellis Air Force Base and 46 mph astatine McCarran astir 10 p.m. Wednesday, an outflow of communicative upwind to the northeast, said meteorologist Morgan Stessman. Winds connected Thursday whitethorn gust up to 21 mph.

Las Vegas is expected to enactment adust and hover astir 107 degrees Thursday done Saturday, dropping to a precocious of 104 connected Sunday.

There is simply a 10% accidental of rainfall Saturday and Sunday, Stessman said.

McCarran has received .20 of an inch this week aft receiving conscionable a hint the full monsoon play a twelvemonth ago.

Contact Marvin Clemons astatine mclemons@reviewjournal.com. Follow @Marv_in_Vegas connected Twitter.

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