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Calm Las Vegas Saturday will yield to windy Sunday conditions

Saturday should be the best half of the weekend, according to the latest National Weather Service forecast.

A high of 63 is expected with light winds and a sunny sky.

The Sunday morning low will be around 41 and the temperature should rise to near 66. However, winds will escalate from 14-19 mph in the morning to 21-26 mph in the afternoon. Gusts could reach 38 mph. Patchy blowing dust after 2 p.m. is possible.

A wind advisory for the Spring Mountains begins at 10 a.m. Sunday and runs to 10 p.m. West winds of 25-35 mph may gust as high as 45 mph.

Breezes will lighten Sunday night before a Monday low around 41. A cold front that won’t carry any precipitation will drop the Monday high to around 60 and temperatures will be about the same for the coming week.

Lake Mead up 2 feet

The surface of Lake Mead was at 1,046.96 feet at 6 p.m. Friday, up exactly 2 feet since Jan. 1. A year ago the lake was at 1,067.1 feet.

Contact Marvin Clemons at mclemons@reviewjournal.com. Follow @Marv_in_Vegas on Twitter.

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