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Windy, cooler conditions to chill Las Vegas Valley

Heat will give way to high winds and chilly temperatures this week, according to the National Weather Service.

High temperatures may drop around 20 degrees from Monday to Thursday.

Monday will see patchy blowing dust in Las Vegas with a high near 89. Afternoon winds of 19-24 mph could gust to 33 mph.

Blowing dust will be an issue into the evening with winds gusts nearly as strong as in the afternoon.

A wind advisory is in place from 9 a.m.to 11 p.m.Monday for the entire region outside of higher elevations. Wind gusts could reach 50 mph with sustained winds of 25-35 mph.

The Tuesday high is forecast to be around 79. Winds should decrease, but gusts could still reach 30 mph.

A chance of showers is forecast for late Thursday morning. The sky will be partly cloudy with a high near 69.

Pollen conditions will be medium to high through Tuesday, according to Allergy Plus. Olive, ragweed and grasses will be the primary allergens.

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

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