Clear, chilly, breezy Sunday forecast for Las Vegas Valley
All parts of the Las Vegas Valley got wet Saturday while Lee Canyon received 13 inches of snow. Sunday will be dry.
Updated February 25, 2023 - 10:18 pm
After a soggy Saturday afternoon and evening, a partly sunny sky should yield to sunny albeit chilly conditions in Las Vegas on Sunday, according to the National Weather Service.
After a morning low near 35, the day should warm to a high near 54, about 12 degrees below normal. South-southwest winds of 9-13 mph could gust as high as 20 mph.
More than 20,000 runners are to participate in a 10K and half marathon on The Strip starting at 4:30 p.m. Conditions will be breezy with end-of-race temperatures falling into the upper 40s.
Sunday night will see winds of 11-15 mph with gusts to 22 mph. The Monday low should be near 38.
Rain fell on every part of the Las Vegas Valley on Saturday with Boulder City receiving the most at just over a half-inch at each of two rain gauges on the north side of the community.
About a dozen central Las Vegas gauges recorded around a third of an inch while Sandy Valley recorded .43 of an inch and Red Rock Canyon got a quarter-inch.
13 inches added today! Avalanche mitigation will be happening tomorrow morning. Expect opening delays as we get the chairlifts & base area ready ASAP. Parking anticipated to open at 830am. 🚨 NHP will be monitoring US-156. Don't stop on the road or impede traffic along the 156. pic.twitter.com/aiOVlxBFEj
— Lee Canyon (@LeeCanyonLV) February 26, 2023
As for snow, Lee Canyon received 17 inches of snow over a 24-hour period ending Saturday evening and 21 inches over 48 hours. Resort officials said on their website that another 9 inches was expected Saturday night into Sunday.
Lee Canyon tweeted that it will be doing avalanche mitigation before opening Sunday. It’s possible the opening may be delayed.
Several winter storm warnings expired at 4 a.m. Sunday as a few dry days are expected before another mid-week storm front arrives, likely on Wednesday.
Temperatures in the central valley during the coming week will remain well below normal with highs in the upper 50s and lows a bit above freezing. Higher elevations will see freezing conditions in the early mornings.
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