Air quality advisory hangs over Las Vegas Valley for Saturday, weekend

Thanks to wildfires in California, the skies will be looking hazier than normal this weekend in the Las Vegas Valley.

On Friday, the Clark County Department of Air Quality issued an advisory for ozone and smoke that will last until Monday as wildfire smoke from California flows into the valley.

Saturday’s high was 107 degrees; Sunday’ forecast high is 110 degrees, the National Weather Service said.

The valley is expected a calm, sunny Sunday with breezes of 5 to 10 miles per hour. The area won’t see an increase in wind speeds for a while, meteorologist Caleb Steele said.

Temperatures will reach 111 degrees on Monday and 108 degrees on Tuesday, Steele said.

There is a slight chance of thunderstorms and moisture from Wednesday through Friday, he said. The likely high is 106 degrees for Wednesday and 105 degrees for Thursday.

By Friday, the high temperature is expected to be 104 degrees, Steele said.

Contact Jessica Terrones at jterrones@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0381. Find @JessATerrones on Twitter. Contact Raven Jackson at rjackson@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0381. Follow @ravenmjackson on Twitter.

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