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February 22, 2018

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Las Vegas ties record high temperature of 78 degrees
Las Vegas ties record high temperature of 78 degrees
Friday, February 9, 2018
Today’s high temperature of 78 degrees tied a 3-year-old record for this date in Las Vegas, the National Weather Service reported. This weekend’s forecast calls a high of 76 on Saturday, but cooler temperatures and ...
People rescued from floodwaters, flights canceled as rain soaks valley
People rescued from floodwaters, flights canceled as rain soaks valley
Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Firefighters rescued people from flood channels and flights at the Las Vegas airport were delayed or canceled today as more than an inch of rain fell across the valley and ...
Hydrologists: Sierra Nevada snow below last winter's levels
Friday, December 29, 2017
Snowpack levels in the Sierra Nevada are far below last year's record breaking snowfall but hydrologists say there's time for that to turn around. The Nevada Natural Resources Conservation Service says snow survey results show ...
Air quality advisory issued amid 'stagnant' weather
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Officials have issued an air quality advisory that warns sensitive people about soot and dust particles trapped by "stagnant" weather conditions in the Las Vegas valley. The Clark County Department of Air Quality said the ...
Temperatures could reach 60 degrees in Las Vegas on Christmas
Monday, December 25, 2017
The Las Vegas Valley will have to wait at least another year for a “White Christmas.” But that doesn’t mean ...
Strong winds today; cooler temperatures tomorrow
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Strong winds pummeling the Las Vegas Valley today will usher in cooler weather, according to the National Weather Service. The gusts will continue throughout the night, with a small chance of ...
Snow slows or shuts down much of normally sunny Deep South
Saturday, December 9, 2017
Forecasters warned that moisture on the roadways could freeze and cause black ice to form. The National Weather Service said that while snow flurries would end by midday in areas including metro Atlanta, temperatures at or below freezing could …
Parts of valley could see freezing temperatures overnight
Parts of valley could see freezing temperatures overnight
Monday, December 4, 2017
The National Weather Service has issued an overnight freeze warning for the Las Vegas Valley, with temperatures expected to dip as low as ...
Mount Charleston gets dusting of snow; wind lashes valley
Monday, November 27, 2017
Mount Charleston got a dusting of snow this afternoon, as windy, cooler weather moved into the Las Vegas Valley, according to the National Weather Service of Southern Nevada. It snowed for about ...
New US weather satellite launched
Saturday, November 18, 2017
The satellite is the first of four next-generation spacecraft for NASA and the National …
More than 2 feet of snow in mountains around Lake Tahoe
More than 2 feet of snow in mountains around Lake Tahoe
Thursday, November 16, 2017
An early winter Sierra storm that dumped more than 2 feet of snow in the mountains and heavy rain in the valleys triggered power outages and school delays at Lake Tahoe and ...
4 feet of snow possible on top of mountains around Tahoe
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning into Friday for the upper elevations around Lake Tahoe where as much as 4 feet of snow could fall on ...
Photo: Water intake pipes that were once underwater sit a
People are likely cause of Earth’s warming, report says
Friday, November 10, 2017
Humans are the “extremely likely” cause of warmer temperatures observed since the 1950s, according to a legally required report recently released by the federal government. ...
Likely tornado sends Beach Boys, Oklahoma governor fleeing
Saturday, October 21, 2017
Fallin says in an interview with KWTV that she had to be evacuated from the Riverwind Casino in Norman, Oklahoma, twice during the concert Saturday night. She says that at one point …
Photo: A truck drives through a flooded street in downtow
Tropical storm Nate weakens but rain, floods to continue
Sunday, October 8, 2017
The storm hit Mississippi as a Category 1 hurricane with maximum sustained winds near 85 mph but weakened later to a tropical storm as it moved inland, the U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said. More than 100,000 residents in Mississippi and Alabama were without power following the arrival of Nate, but no deaths or injuries were reported early Sunday. Authorities were beginning to …