Monsoonal moisture returned to the Las Vegas area on Monday, but the nearby mountains received the brunt of the storms.
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A popular frozen pizza is being recalled because of reports of metal pieces in the pie.
Storm cells danced around and largely avoided Las Vegas on Sunday. The monsoon threat is forecast to continue Monday and through the coming week.
Recent rain has helped Lake Mead rise 18 inches in the past two weeks, an uncommon summer development.
Health officials have confirmed the first case of monkeypox in Nye County.
A flash flood advisory that includes eastern Clark County has been extended until Sunday night by the National Weather Service.
Another round of monsoonal moisture penetrated the Las Vegas Valley on Friday, less than 24 hours after the area was pounded by late-night storms.
Thursday’s monsoon delivered enough water to put this year’s monsoon season on top compared to the past 9 years.
The timing of two celestial events tonight may pose a visibility problem for astronomy fans.
The southbound lanes of Interstate 15 south of Las Vegas were briefly closed Tuesday afternoon due to flooding, the Nevada Highway Patrol said.
Monsoon possibilities are expected to last all week in Southern Nevada, according to the National Weather Service.
Aerial searches conducted after Friday’s historic flooding at Death Valley National Park show all people involved are OK. Park damages are still being evaluated.
About 1,000 people stranded in the park Friday were able to follow police escorts out. Damage to the park is being evaluated, but appears to have been extensive.