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January 19, 2017

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Rain expected in Las Vegas starting tonight
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
An extended winter storm warning has been issued for the Spring Mountains as three storms are bearing down on the Las Vegas Valley ...
Central US Ice storm falls short of dire forecasts
Sunday, January 15, 2017
Sleet and drizzle glazed swaths of the central U.S. on Sunday, extending icy weather that some meteorologists acknowledged fell short of dire forecasts ...
Photo: A woman walks along the sidewalk on Tropicana Aven
Mount Charleston gets over a foot of snow, as rain drenches valley
Friday, January 13, 2017
Mount Charleston has seen more than a foot of snow, while parts of the valley have gotten nearly a half inch of rain over the last 24 hours, according to the National Weather Service. The weather station on ...
Las Vegas gets remnants of storm that walloped Northern Nevada
Monday, January 9, 2017
The Las Vegas Valley caught the tail end of a storm this morning that caused massive flooding in Northern Nevada, according to the National Weather Service. Trace amounts of rain fell ...
Rescuers take advantage of break in storms in California, Nevada
Rescuers take advantage of break in storms in California, Nevada
Sunday, January 8, 2017
Emergency crews in rescue boats and helicopters rushed to take advantage of a one-day break between storms Monday to rescue stranded people and assess damage after the heaviest rain in a decade overwhelmed parts of California and Nevada ...
Photo: A person crosses the pedestrian bridge in the Publ
New storm hits West as South, New England slow to thaw
Sunday, January 8, 2017
A winter storm that spread ice and snow from Mississippi to Maine is leaving behind cold so bitter that businesses and schools are closing in the South because the region still hasn't thawed ...
Wind advisory issued for Las Vegas Valley
Thursday, January 5, 2017
The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory today, with gusts of 40 to 50 mph whipping the Las Vegas Valley. People should secure loose items on patios and beware of ...
Blizzards, ice storms wreak havoc across northern plains
Monday, December 26, 2016
The combination of freezing rain, snow and high winds that forced the shutdown Sunday of vast stretches of highways in the Dakotas continued into Monday morning, and authorities issued no-travel warnings for much …
Snow in the mountains makes for a white Christmas backdrop
Snow in the mountains makes for a white Christmas backdrop
Saturday, December 24, 2016
The only way to see snow in Southern Nevada is by looking west toward the mountains where 15 to 18 inches of new snow had fallen above 9,000 feet. Ten to 15 inches had fallen between 8,000 and 9,000 feet, and there were traces of snow as low as 4,500 feet ...
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More rain headed to valley, snow in the mountains
Thursday, December 22, 2016
More rain is expected in the Las Vegas Valley today, with a heavy band of storms moving in from the southeast, according to the National Weather Service. Since Wednesday evening, up to a quarter inch has fallen in ...
Showers expected Thursday in Las Vegas
Showers expected Thursday in Las Vegas
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Sprinkles have descended on the Las Vegas Valley this evening and there's ...
Baby, it's cold outside: Weather service issues freeze warning through Monday morning as temps drop
Baby, it's cold outside: Weather service issues freeze warning through Monday morning as temps drop
Sunday, December 18, 2016
Temperatures in the valley are expected to plummet tonight, and a hard freeze warning has been issued by the National Weather Service. It will be in effect from 10 p.m. tonight until 8 a.m. Monday morning ...
Bitter cold front moves across Plains to Midwest
Sunday, December 18, 2016
Temperatures plunged to minus 20 degrees and lower across much of the northern Plains overnight as a fresh surge of bitter arctic air reached into the Midwest ...
215 Beltway reopens after blowing construction debris forces shutdown
215 Beltway reopens after blowing construction debris forces shutdown
Friday, December 16, 2016
Blowing construction debris on the 215 Beltway forced officials to close the freeway in both directions for more than three hours today from the airport to ...
Strong winds whipping valley; some flights canceled
Strong winds whipping valley; some flights canceled
Friday, December 16, 2016
Powerful winds whipped the Las Vegas Valley today, closing part of the 215 Beltway with blowing construction debris and interfering with flights at McCarran, where planes ...