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July 26, 2016

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Heat wave, drought showing no signs of slowing down
Sunday, July 24, 2016
The heat wave gripping parts of the country, including Philadelphia, where tens of thousands are descending upon the city for the Democratic National Convention this week, is not going away anytime soon and will hit a peak ...
Los Angeles area fire brings smoke to hot Las Vegas Valley
Los Angeles area fire brings smoke to hot Las Vegas Valley
Sunday, July 24, 2016
Not only will it be another hot day, but smoke from the Sand Fire in the Los Angeles area also has brought hazy skies and a level of ozone that may be unsafe for sensitive groups. The Clark County Department of Air Quality reports a moderate level of smoke that may bother those who are unusually sensitive to ozone and have respiratory issues, and the thin layer of smoke has caused some restriction of visibility across the valley ...
Forecast high of 112 degrees just shy of record
Forecast high of 112 degrees just shy of record
Friday, July 22, 2016
Today’s forecast high of 112 degrees is just shy of a 1937 record of 114 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. As of 9:30 a.m., the temperature had ...
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Las Vegas among U.S. cities that are warming the fastest
Thursday, July 21, 2016
The fastest-warming cities aren't clustered in any one region. In fact, the top 25 fastest-warming cities are scattered over 16 states. Some of these rapidly warming cities are traditional hotspots, like Phoenix and Las Vegas ...
5 ways to keep your car from overheating in the Vegas sun
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
The unbearable summer heat in Las Vegas is hard on everyone, including our cars. The triple-digit temperatures can create specific problems for vehicles, as well as ...
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Typhoon Nepartak batters China's coast, killing at least 2
Sunday, July 10, 2016
At least two people were dead and 17 others missing after Typhoon Nepartak battered China's coast with heavy rain and strong winds that toppled homes and triggered landslides ...
2 bodies found as debris cleared from washes, flood channels
2 bodies found as debris cleared from washes, flood channels
Friday, July 1, 2016
A day after heavy thunderstorms and hail pounded the Las Vegas Valley, killing two women, crews were busy cleaning up junk from ...
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Officials warn of smoke, ozone pollution from fireworks
Friday, July 1, 2016
Officials are warning of possible smoke and ozone pollution in the air ahead of Las Vegas' many fireworks shows set to light up ...
Las Vegas breaks the record for hottest June
Las Vegas breaks the record for hottest June
Friday, July 1, 2016
For the second year in a row, June has set a record in Las Vegas for being the hottest ever. The National Weather Service said Friday that the average temperature ...
Storms slam Las Vegas with hail, winds, lightning, flooding
Storms slam Las Vegas with hail, winds, lightning, flooding
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 ...
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 ...
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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 ...