Updated July 7, 2020 - 8:53 am
Hot and breezy conditions will envelop the Las Vegas Valley on Tuesday, according to the latest National Weather Service forecast.
The heat will gradually increase during the week.
The forecast high for Tuesday is 106. Breezy conditions with south-southwest winds from 13 to 22 mph and gusts to 31 mph are expected. The overnight low will be around 76.
Wednesday will see a high around 105 with similar windy conditions.
Thursday’s expected high is 107, and Friday should rise to about 109 before projected highs of 112 Saturday through Monday.
Red flag warning
A fire warning is in effect from 10 a.m. through 8 p.m. Tuesday for Clark and Lincoln counties as well as northwest Arizona and southwest Utah.
Southwest winds of 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph combined with low humidity and dry ground conditions mean any fire is likely to spread quickly.