A portion of Valley View Boulevard, between Arby Avenue and Warm Springs Road, is open to traffic after being closed due to flooding earlier this morning.
On Thursday, Las Vegas received 0.89 inches of rain, a record for any individual day in January but less than the 1 to 3 inches predicted. This week has seen 1.69 inches, and counting, of rainfall. The valley ended 2009 with only 1.59 inches of rain.
The weather service forecast this morning predicts a 50 percent chance of rain today and a 30 percent chance of rain tonight. Precipitation will taper off in the evening, and no rain is expected Saturday through Monday.
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