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June 30, 2016

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Photo: Cars and trucks drive through run-off on Sunset Ro
Video: Storms slam Las Vegas, triggering water rescues, power outages and accidents
Thursday, June 30, 2016
A thunderstorm packing torrential rain and large hail swept through the Las Vegas Valley this afternoon, causing flash flooding and leaving some parts of the city without power. The storm, which traveled on a southeasterly path through the valley, dumped ...
Thunderstorms roll in, dousing parts of Las Vegas Valley
Thunderstorms roll in, dousing parts of Las Vegas Valley
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Scattered thunderstorms moving north infiltrated the Las Vegas Valley Tuesday afternoon and could leave as much as a half-inch of rain in some parts of ...
Photo: Lt. Dennis Feazell, of the West Virginia Departmen
Recovery underway in West Virginia town 'built to carry on'
Sunday, June 26, 2016
When the torrential rains stopped in the tiny West Virginia town of Rainelle, the volunteers started showing up. By Monday, a small food line at a shopping plaza had ballooned from ...
Summer kicks off with record high, excessive heat warning
Summer kicks off with record high, excessive heat warning
Monday, June 20, 2016
Today is the first official day of summer, and it's starting out slightly hotter than last year, prompting an excessive heat warning ...
Photo: A woman avoids the heat beneath her purse while wa
First week of summer comes with excessive heat warning for valley
Sunday, June 19, 2016
The summer season is expected to kick off with near-record high temperatures this week, prompting an excessive heat warning ...
Thermometer expected to hit 112 this weekend in Las Vegas
Thermometer expected to hit 112 this weekend in Las Vegas
Friday, June 17, 2016
It's a dry heat, Phoenix residents like to say about Arizona's hot weather. That bravado may vanish as the thermometer flirts with ...
Forecasters warn of excessive heat Tuesday, Wednesday across valley
Forecasters warn of excessive heat Tuesday, Wednesday across valley
Monday, June 6, 2016
As of 4 p.m., a high of 103 degrees had been recorded today at the National Weather Service’s official station at McCarran International Airport. But temperatures are forecast to inch up to …
Photo: Beachgoers get caught in a sudden downpour when a
Tropical Storm Colin nears Florida; governor declares emergency
Sunday, June 5, 2016
Residents on Florida's Gulf coast filled sandbags, schools closed early and graduation ceremonies were postponed as Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency with Tropical Storm Colin churning toward ...
Photo: A woman avoids the heat beneath her purse while wa
Las Vegas breaks high-temperature record
Sunday, June 5, 2016
Las Vegas hit a high temperature of 109 degrees today, which beat a 20-year-old record. The record high for this date in Las Vegas was 107 degrees, National Weather Service meteorologist John Salmen said. That high was last recorded in 1996 ...
Officials heed warnings as early heat wave hits the West
Officials heed warnings as early heat wave hits the West
Thursday, June 2, 2016
Parts of the Western U.S. are getting an early taste of scorching summer heat, forcing officials in California, Oregon and desert Southwest states to heed the warnings of ...
Photo: A woman cools down in front of a misting fan durin
With triple-digit heat upon us, tips on how to be safe
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Valley temperatures will pass a milestone today, rising above 100 degrees for the first time this year ...
Photo: Sixth Street is impassible due to rising flood wat
Residents brace for more flooding as Texas river rises
Monday, May 30, 2016
Residents of some rural southeast Texas counties braced for more flooding on Monday as the Brazos River slowly rose to an expected crest of more than three feet above the previous record after ...
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At least 6 dead, 2 missing after floods in Texas, Kansas
Sunday, May 29, 2016
Authorities in central Texas found two more bodies along flooded streams Sunday, bringing the death toll from flooding the state to six ...
Wind advisory issued for Las Vegas Valley
Friday, May 20, 2016
The National Weather Service is warning of wind gusts of up to 70 mph in Southern Nevada with blowing dust that's affecting visibility on the roads. Officials upgraded its alert to a wind warning for ...
Scattered thunderstorms possible this afternoon
Scattered thunderstorms possible this afternoon
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Rain spritzed the Las Vegas Valley this morning, but up to an inch fell near Mount Charleston, according to the National Weather Service. Most of the rain has been in the mountain and ...