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Sunny, warm spell ongoing in Las Vegas through weekend

Updated April 8, 2021 - 7:39 am

High temperatures more than 10 degrees above normal will continue for the coming week in Las Vegas, according to the National Weather Service.

Following a high of 87 on Wednesday, Thursday should see a high near 88. The sky will be clear and a breeze of up to 20 mph will be its strongest in the afternoon.

The day got off to a warm start with highs near 70 as of 4:30 a.m., which was about 10 degrees above the same time Wednesday.

The normal high for mid-April is 76, said weather service meteorologist Ashley Nickerson.

A high of 84 is forecast for Friday before rising back to 89 for Saturday and Sunday.

Skies will be clear each day.

Temperatures will return to the normal range late next week, according to the forecast.

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

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