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Excessive heat warning issued for Las Vegas Valley

Updated June 11, 2018 - 8:35 pm

The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for Tuesday and Wednesday as temperatures in the Las Vegas Valley will rise well above normal this week.

Monday topped out at 104 degrees, the weather service said. The average high temperature for this time of year is 97.

Tuesday’s forecast high is 106, and Wednesday’s is 108, the weather service said.

Temperatures will start to drop on Thursday, the weather service said, with a high of 104 and more clouds moving over the valley.

Winds up to 25 mph should pass through the valley Thursday, and Friday’s high should fall to near 100, the weather service said.

Temperatures over the weekend should return to near normal, with highs in the mid- to upper-90s expected Saturday and Sunday.

Contact Max Michor at mmichor@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0381. Follow @MaxMichor on Twitter. Staff writer Briana Erickson contributed.

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