Winds gusts from 20 to 30 mph will be felt across the Las Vegas Valley starting before noon today.
“It will be pretty persistent from mid-morning until tapering off later in the afternoon afternoon,” National Weather Service meteorologist Kate Guillet said of the winds..
Sunny skies are forecast along with a high of 62, about 3 degrees below the norm of 65. Winds will be steady from 7 to 17 mph.
Lake wind advisory
A wind advisory has been issued from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday for the Lake Mead National Recreation Area, calling for waves up to 3 feet. Boaters are cautioned to be extremely careful.
The area expected to see the most waves is from Lake Mohave to Lake Havasau, according to the weather service.
Mid-70s on Saturday
After the winds leave, Wednesday will be sunny with a high of 63 with Thursday and Friday climbing to a high of 71 with a 74 projected for Saturday.
“We have a 20 percent rain chance on Sunday into Monday as a front moves in, but right now there’s not a lot of confidence in that outlook,” Guillet said.