Higher elevations in the Spring Mountains received their first dusting of snow for the season early Monday morning, according to the National Weather Service.
Friday night storms left parts of Moapa Valley under water, according to the National Weather Service. The Muddy River in Moapa swelled to 12 feet in less than 90 minutes Friday after intense rainfall on the east side of the Sheep Mountain Range, near Coyote Springs and U.S. Highway 93.
A new program is offering free legal services to the victims of recent flooding in the Moapa Valley.
Rain fell intermittently near Moapa Saturday night, leading the National Weather Service to issue a flash flood advisory.
Public health officials are warning Moapa Valley residents about the potential for an increase in mosquitoes as a result of Sept. 8 flash flooding that swamped houses and destroyed a stretch of Interstate 15.
No longer a hurricane, tropical storm Odile should still have valley residents on alert for possible flash floods this week. The National Weather Service instated a 36-hour flash flood watch from Wednesday morning until Thursday night as Odile pushes moisture into the valley area.
Representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and Small Business Administration started touring the flood-battered Moapa Valley Monday to determine if the area is eligible for federal aid.
As Clark County roads are repaired from flooding brought by Hurricane Norbert, a second wave of storms may hit this week from Hurricane Odile, according to the National Weather Service.
The reopening of Interstate 15 — where traffic flowed smoothly Saturday — put the town of Moapa on the path to recovery after floodwaters washed out much of the highway that connects the rural community to the rest of the world.
It will be several weeks before the portion of Interstate 15 north of Las Vegas that was devastated by floods is back up and running at full speed, Nevada Department of Transportation officials said Tuesday.