Sprinkles of rain, cooler temperatures visit Las Vegas Valley

Updated March 15, 2018 - 9:36 pm

A weather system brought a sprinkling of rain to parts of the Las Vegas Valley on Thursday, and cooler temperatures are expected for the weekend, the National Weather Service said.

Much of the valley received under .1 inches of rain Wednesday, and McCarran International Airport received .02 inches of water.

Temperatures will rise slightly Friday to a 65-degree high before giving way to weekend temperatures in the low 60s, with respective highs of 62 and 61 degrees Saturday and Sunday. Partly cloudy conditions are expected through the weekend.

No more rain is expected in the valley through Sunday, except for a small chance of showers on Saturday, the weather service said. Lows though the weekend are expected in the 40s.

Temperatures should start warming up slightly early next week, with highs in the mid-60s.

Contact Blake Apgar at bapgar@reviewjournal.com or 702-387-5298. Follow @blakeapgar on Twitter. Review-Journal staff writer Mike Shoro contributed to this report.

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