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August 22, 2014

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Storms subside after hitting Mount Charleston, Moapa, Primm
Thursday, August 21, 2014
A flash flood warning was issued for the northwest valley, Mt. Charleston and Moapa this afternoon as sporadic but intense storms dropped more than...
Photo: Rainfall in Las Vegas on August 20, 2014.
Flash flooding warning issued for Henderson
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
The National Weather Service has issued severe thunderstorm and flash food warnings for areas in and near the Las Vegas Valley. A severe thunderstorm warning was...
Flash flood warning issued for Dolan Springs area
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
A flash flood warning has been issued for south-central Clark County, which includes the area of Dolan Springs and Chloride, until 3:45 p.m. as a thunderstorm moves...
Just how rainy has it been this monsoon season?
Just how rainy has it been this monsoon season?
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Monsoon season in Las Vegas typically brings rain and flooding, but even with the number of recent soggy days, rainfall is below average this season. McCarran International Airport, where the...
Flash flood warning issued for part of Henderson, Boulder City
Thursday, August 14, 2014
A storm brewing east of Las Vegas today has triggered the National Weather Service to issue a flash flood warning until 2 p.m. The warning is in effect for...
Thunderstorm brings hail to northwest valley
Thunderstorm brings hail to northwest valley
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
A thunderstorm in the northwest part of the valley produced small hailstones today, according to the National Weather Service. The brief storm, which began shortly after 5 p.m., left behind strong ...
Storms today could bring flash flooding
Storms today could bring flash flooding
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
A flash flood watch has been issued for Southern Nevada and parts of California and Arizona from 11 a.m. today to 8 a.m. Wednesday​.​ Conditions are ripe for storms that...
Flash flood warning issued around Indian springs; rest of valley should stay dry
Sunday, August 10, 2014
​A flash flood warning has been issued for the Cold Creek Road area, south of Indian Springs, until 6 p.m., the National Weather Service said today.
Thunderstorm brings rain to parts of Henderson
Thunderstorm brings rain to parts of Henderson
Saturday, August 9, 2014
The storm developed in the McCullough range south of the valley around 4:20 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. Roughly ten minutes later, Anthem residents reported light rain, as did residents near ...
Commissioners declare emergency for Mount Charleston flooding
Commissioners declare emergency for Mount Charleston flooding
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
The Clark County Commission today declared a state of emergency for Mount Charleston after severe flooding damaged homes and properties in the area last month. The declaration, which still needs ...
Video captures flash flood that swept cars away
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Amateur footage shot after an afternoon downpour in Southern Nevada captures the power of flash floods. Doug Bennett says he was about 30 miles north of Las Vegas on Monday afternoon when ...
Las Vegas area sees first tornado in more than a decade
Las Vegas area sees first tornado in more than a decade
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
It was fleeting, lasting only about 30 seconds before disapp​earing. But it was the first tornado in Clark County since 2001. The National Weather Service reported the tornado touched down ...
Valley in for a dry week after a wet Monday
Valley in for a dry week after a wet Monday
Monday, August 4, 2014
After a day of heavy rain, flooding and road closures, residents in the Las Vegas Valley can expect a break from weather alerts Tuesday as the forecast returns to normal. Dry, sunny skies will bring ...
Teens rescued after floodwaters sweep them into wash
Teens rescued after floodwaters sweep them into wash
Monday, August 4, 2014
More than an inch of rain fell in just 15 minutes west of the Las Vegas Strip this afternoon, and two teens were rescued after they were swept down a wash by rushing floodwaters in the ...
Photo: Hana (no last name provided), a UNLV student, walk
Flash flood watch issued for parts of the valley
Sunday, August 3, 2014
Heavy moisture in the air may produce thunderstorms throughout the valley today, leading the National Weather Service to issue a flash flood watch until 10 p.m.

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