A massive high pressure system will bring near-record high temperatures to most of the Southwest this week.
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“The forecast is trending hotter and hotter,” National Weather Service meteorologist Barry Pierce said. “We’re set for several scorching days.”
The start of potential record heat will be felt starting Friday in the Las Vegas Valley, according to the National Weather Service.
Excessive heat next week in Las Vegas has the potential to reach all-time record high temperatures, according to the National Weather Service.
Next week will bring the hottest days of the year with highs reaching 116 and perhaps near the all-time Las Vegas record, according to the National Weather Service.
An increased fire danger will exist through Wednesday evening as the Las Vegas region moves back to normal June temperatures, according to the National Weather Service.
An elevated fire danger is forecast for much of the Las Vegas region for the next two days as record heat slowly drops back to normal, according to the National Weather Service.
A nationwide social media campaign by the FBI began Saturday to secure clues in the recent death of an unidentified boy outside of Las Vegas.
A high pressure system over the Las Vegas region began weakening Saturday as winds gusted close to 30 mph, bringing a bit of relief from record heat.
Have a cool beverage? Might want to pour it over your head to ease record-tying heat expected over the Las Vegas region at least until the weekend.
An extended early June heat wave has started with a Wednesday high of 107, tying an 18-year-old record at McCarran International Airport.
Memorial Day may see the first 100-degree reading in Las Vegas this year, but just barely, says the National Weather Service.
Las Vegas has an outside chance at reaching 100 degrees on Memorial Day weekend, according to the National Weather Service.