Updated June 25, 2020 - 8:32 am
Cloudy skies will clear early Thursday in the Las Vegas Valley, bringing on another hot day.
The high should be around 107, the National Weather Service says. South winds of 5 to 15 mph will become northeast breezes later in the morning with gusts to 21 mph.
The overnight low will be about 81 and winds will diminish slightly.
Friday’s high is forecast to be near 104.
The heat wave should abate early next week, when a cold front is expected to lower the highs to the low 90s on Monday and Tuesday.
Weekend fire watch
The weather service has issued a fire-weather watch for Southern Nevada, northwest Arizona and southeast California from 7 a.m. Sunday through 2 a.m. Monday.
Critical fire-weather conditions will continue Monday for northwestern Arizona.
Southwest winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 45 mph are forecast. In addition, humidity levels will be 5 to 15 percent with very dry fuel conditions.