Hot and windy most of the week in Las Vegas Valley

The Las Vegas Valley is expected to be hot and windy this week, the National Weather Service said.

Tuesday’s high was 105 degrees, with 25 mph winds that began in the afternoon. Winds will decrease to under 10 mph overnight and pick up again with gusts up to 30 mph Wednesday afternoon, meteorologist Andrew Gorelow said.

Winds will continue throughout the week, accompanying highs of 102 degrees on Wednesday and 101 degrees Thursday, the weather service said.

Friday will be cooler, with a forecast high of 95 degrees and with winds picking up to 40 mph, meteorologist Caleb Steele said.

The weekend will reach highs of about 94 degrees, with 35 mph winds Saturday and Sunday.

Contact Dana Rutkin at or 702-383-0381. Follow @danadrutkin on Twitter. Review-Journal writer Bianca Cseke contributed to this report.

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