Excessive heat remains through Saturday in Las Vegas Valley

Updated July 26, 2018 - 7:43 pm

An excessive-heat warning issued this week has been extended through Saturday as temperatures remain dangerously high across the Las Vegas Valley.

Cooling stations activated throughout Clark County also will remain open through Saturday, county officials said.

Thursday’s high temperature reached 113 degrees at McCarran International Airport, according to the National Weather Service. The heat will stick around into the weekend, with highs of 112 forecast for Friday and Saturday.

Valley residents can expect a slight cooldown once the heat warning expires Saturday.

Sunday and Monday have forecast highs at 108 and 107, respectively, the weather service said, and morning lows in the mid- to upper-80s.

The typical high for this time of year is 104, the weather service said.

Contact Max Michor at mmichor@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0365. Follow @MaxMichor on Twitter. Review-Journal staff writer Mike Shoro contributed to this report.

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