Wednesday reached 109 degrees, and Thursday’s high is set to drop slightly to 106, the National Weather Service said. Thursday is expected to have winds from 15 to 25 mph.
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Las Vegas Valley residents will live with another excessive heat warning beginning at 11 a.m. Tuesday and lasting through Thursday night.
Light winds might be the only respite from the above-average temperature conditions that have a strong grip on the Las Vegas Valley.
Las Vegas police gang detectives have been called to assist in an investigation into a shooting late Thursday that eventually led to a crash on a central valley highway.
Investigators are working to determine what caused a Thursday morning fire at an auto sales business in central Las Vegas.
Above-average temperature conditions in the Las Vegas Valley have a 60 percent chance of continuing through mid-September, according to the National Weather Service.
Southern Nevada residents should take precautions this week as an excessive heat warning has been issued through Friday.
An unrestrained driver was ejected and killed in a two-vehicle crash in northwest Las Vegas late Tuesday night.
Commuters across the southern valley are being challenged by two crashes on Interstate 215 on Tuesday morning.
Police have detained a man who they say tried to ram a police vehicle head-on in the east valley shortly before midnight Monday.
A police officer and a motorist suffered minor injuries in a crash early Monday in east Las Vegas.
The Bonelli Peak Fire, 15 miles southeast of Echo Bay, was reported to the Bureau of Land Management on Wednesday night.