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Monsoon conditions may lessen in Las Vegas through weekend

Rain and thunderstorms danced in and around the Las Vegas Valley on Thursday, dropping up to a half-inch of rain in a few places. Hail and turbulent winds were reported in Henderson.

Storms could continue Friday, according to the National Weather Service.

There’s a 10 percent chance of precipitation after 2 p.m. with otherwise a mostly sunny sky, light winds and an afternoon high near 99.

A Saturday morning low near 81 is expected. The day will bring a 20 percent chance of showers or storms after 11 a.m. The high should be near 97. Rain remains a 20 percent risk into Saturday evening.

The monsoon risk continues into Sunday at 10 percent.

The sky is expected to clear later Sunday into the middle of next week when monsoon conditions are forecast to resume.

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

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