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October 1, 2016

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Air quality advisory issued for blowing dust
Friday, September 30, 2016
An air quality advisory has been issued for Sunday afternoon to Monday morning because of expected high winds and blowing dust, according to the Clark County Department of Air Quality. Officials sent notices to construction site operators in ...
Photo: A fully formed rainbow is seen in Summerlin after
Chance for thunderstorms later today
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Las Vegas was peppered with light rain showers this morning and there is a small chance for thunderstorms this afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. This morning’s showers swept westward across ...
High winds delay airport flights, prompt dust advisory
High winds delay airport flights, prompt dust advisory
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Gusty dry winds delayed flights at McCarran International Airport and prompted wildfire warnings and air quality dust advisories in Southern Nevada ...
Photo: A rainbow is shown behind the Hard Rock Hotel Wedn
Ominous clouds but little rain in Southern Nevada
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
The clouds overlooking the Las Vegas Valley this evening brought nothing more than a few sprinkles and a hefty rainbow ...
Photo: Workers board over a store front Monday Sept. 5, 2
Mexico's Baja battens down as Hurricane Newton approaches
Monday, September 5, 2016
Hurricane Newton soaked Mexico's western Pacific coast with heavy rain Monday and took aim at Baja California's twin resorts of Los Cabos, where residents nailed plywood over windows and pulled in fishing boats while preparing for a possible direct hit ...
Hermine lingers offshore, bringing rough waves, rip currents
Monday, September 5, 2016
Hermine twisted hundreds of miles offshore in the Atlantic Ocean on Monday, creating large waves in some southern New England beach waters that lured in surfers despite the rough surf and rip currents that kept most beachgoers away on the last day of the holiday weekend ...
Photo: Beachgoers stand at the edge of the water Sunday,
Tropical storm Hermine spins away from US East Coast, regains strength
Sunday, September 4, 2016
Hermine spun away from the East Coast on Sunday, removing the threat of heavy rain but maintaining enough power to whip up dangerous waves and rip currents and keep beaches off-limits to disappointed swimmers and surfers during the Labor Day weekend ...
California fires once again prompt air quality advisory in the valley
California fires once again prompt air quality advisory in the valley
Sunday, September 4, 2016
Wildfires burning in Southern and central California have triggered an air quality advisory in Las Vegas through the holiday weekend, according to the Clark County Department of Air Quality. The advisory is effective through Monday for elevated levels of ...
Photo: Lightning flashes south of McCarran International
Overnight showers possible for Las Vegas Valley as nearby areas doused
Friday, August 26, 2016
It shouldn't be a surprise to wake up to soaked streets in the Las Vegas Valley Saturday morning, as there's a decent chance thunderstorms will develop overnight ...
12 rescued from flooded streets during Las Vegas storm
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
More than a dozen drivers were rescued from flooded streets during a summer storm that soaked northeast Las Vegas Monday night. Clark County Fire Chief Greg Cassell said Tuesday that people were ...
Storm soaks northern valley amid flood warning
Storm soaks northern valley amid flood warning
Monday, August 22, 2016
A storm system spawned flash flood and severe thunderstorm warnings Monday night as much of the northern Las Vegas Valley was drenched with heavy rain ...
Rain, hail possible in Las Vegas this afternoon
Thursday, August 18, 2016
Rumbles heard in Henderson this afternoon could develop into storms, with a 20 percent chance of rain in the Las Vegas Valley, according to the National Weather Service. The storms, which may hit some areas with sprinkles and others with ...
Winds whip up firenados at Oregon field
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
A small fire on an Oregon farmer's field whipped up several firenados —€” tornados made of flames and …
Photo: Climate change activists carry signs as they march
Divided America: Global warming polarizes more than abortion
Monday, August 15, 2016
Tempers are rising in America, along with the temperatures. Two decades ago, the issue of climate change wasn't as contentious ...
Overnight thunderstorms cool off Las Vegas Valley
Thursday, August 4, 2016
Today is seeing gray skies and cooler temperatures after overnight thunderstorms, according to the National Weather Service. McCarran International Airport received only about .03 inches of rain, while ...