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Chance of rain in Las Vegas Valley forecast

Updated March 19, 2019 - 9:30 pm

Rain is forecast for the middle of the week in the Las Vegas Valley and could return over the weekend, according to the National Weather Service.

There’s a 50 percent chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening, the weather service said. The scattered storms should continue overnight into Thursday, when there is a 40 percent chance of showers with possible isolated thunderstorms.

Highs on Wednesday and Thursday are expected to reach 70 and 64 degrees, respectively.

Storms should end Thursday evening, setting up a dry and mostly sunny Friday with a forecast high of 69, the weather service said.

Highs on Saturday and Sunday will be 70 and 72, respectively. There is also a 20 percent for showers Saturday afternoon and evening.

The average high for this time of year is about 71.

Contact Jessica Terrones at jterrones@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0256. Follow @JessATerrones on Twitter. Review-Journal staff writer Mike Shoro contributed to this report.

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