The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning for Monday in the Las Vegas Valley.
Winds coupled with low humidity and very dry conditions bring the threat of wildfires, according to the weather service. The warning will be in effect from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Monday should be mostly sunny with a high of 97. Winds will be from the south southwest at 19-24 mph, with gusts of 36-45 mph by afternoon.
Overnight lows will dip to 70 with winds slowing after midnight.
Tuesday will be clear and cooler with a high near 90. Winds should be calm.
Temperatures will be cooler this week with highs in the low 90s in midweek dropping to upper 80s by the weekend.