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February 26, 2015

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Snowmen in Summerlin: Las Vegas gets hit with a wintry blast
Snowmen in Summerlin: Las Vegas gets hit with a wintry blast
Monday, February 23, 2015
People were busy snapping pictures and making snowmen this morning after an overnight storm dumped up to 2 inches of snow in the Summerlin area and 10 inches on ...
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Colorado mountain snow a bright spot for drought-stricken West
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Snowpack in the mountain valleys where the Colorado River originates was only a little below normal on Wednesday, marking one of the few bright spots in an increasingly grim drought gripping much of the West. Measurement stations ...
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Study: Southwest in for unprecedented ‘megadrought’
Thursday, February 12, 2015
As bad as recent droughts in California, the Southwest and the Midwest have been, scientists say far worse "megadroughts" are coming — and they're bound to last for decades. "Unprecedented drought conditions" — the worst in more than 1,000 years — are likely to come to the Southwest and Central Plains after 2050 and stick around because ...
Las Vegas hits 78 degrees, breaking a record
Monday, February 9, 2015
The last time it was this warm on a Feb. 9 in Las Vegas, poodle skirts were all the rage and the valley had a population of less than 25,000 ...
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Another big storm bears down on New England, may last days
Sunday, February 8, 2015
Winter-weary New England braced Sunday for another round of snow that threatened to bear down on the region into the workweek and pile up to 2 feet in some areas.
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12 hurt, no power for thousands in windy Sierra storm
Friday, February 6, 2015
A powerful Sierra storm packing hurricane-force winds sent huge trees crashing into power lines, leaving more than 20,000 people without power Friday along the range's eastern front stretching about 100 miles from ...
Wind advisory accompanies warm temperatures in Las Vegas forecast
Wind advisory accompanies warm temperatures in Las Vegas forecast
Thursday, February 5, 2015
A wind advisory has been issued for the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and the area surrounding Mountain Charleston as Southern Nevada prepares for near record-high temperatures ...
Las Vegas ties record for rainfall on today’s date
Las Vegas ties record for rainfall on today’s date
Friday, January 30, 2015
The Nevada Highway Patrol has responded to some 50 accidents today on rain-slicked highways as Las Vegas tied its all-time rain record for this ...
Rain could return to Las Vegas later this week
Rain could return to Las Vegas later this week
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
The scattering of rain that hit the Las Vegas Valley overnight could return later this week, forecasters said. Light rain hit the region about 5 p.m. Monday, with up to ...
Storm brings showers to Southern Nevada
Storm brings showers to Southern Nevada
Monday, January 26, 2015
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Las Vegans didn't have to worry about the onset of blizzards Monday night like those in the Northeast, but they might have experienced a bit of discomfort when ...
Northeast storm triggers cancellations of Las Vegas flights
Northeast storm triggers cancellations of Las Vegas flights
Monday, January 26, 2015
Dozens of flights between Las Vegas and the Philadelphia-to-Boston corridor were cancelled today as the Northeast braces for a powerful winter storm expected to dump as much as 3 feet of snow. According to McCarran International Airport’s website, more than ...
Light showers in the valley precede stretch of warmer weather
Light showers in the valley precede stretch of warmer weather
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Light showers fell in the valley Tuesday night, but the sprinkles aren't expected to continue Wednesday as the area prepares for warmer weather ...
Here’s where traffic snarled during the rain in Las Vegas over the weekend
Here’s where traffic snarled during the rain in Las Vegas over the weekend
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Rainy weather on Sunday caused a higher than usual number of traffic accidents on Vegas roadways. A typical daily number for the Nevada Highway Patrol ranges from 35-40; however, on Sunday ...
Las Vegas ski resort welcomes 6 inches of snow
Las Vegas ski resort welcomes 6 inches of snow
Monday, January 12, 2015
A fresh layer of snow blanketed the area around the Las Vegas Ski and Snowboard Resort this morning after a storm system brought 6 inches of snow to ...
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Rain expected to stick around through the evening
Sunday, January 11, 2015
rab your umbrella and turn on your headlights because rain showers are expected to stick around most of today.

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