The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning that runs through Saturday evening in the Las Vegas Valley.
Temperatures may surpass 110 degrees before returning to normal temperatures early next week, the weather service said. Temperatures around 105 degrees are normal for this time of year.
Highs should reach 113 degrees on Friday, 112 on Saturday, 108 on Sunday and 106 on Monday and Tuesday, the weather service said. Low temperatures are forecast for the upper 80s.
No significant winds are forecast for the weekend and skies should stay mostly sunny to partly cloudy.
A slight chance of rain in the Spring Mountains is expected Thursday and Friday but should not carry over into the valley, the weather service said.
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