83°F
weather icon Clear

Strong winds whip Las Vegas Valley — PHOTOS

Updated June 11, 2017 - 7:09 pm

Strong winds spurred warnings Sunday from the National Weather Service and Las Vegas Fire Department.

No major damage had been reported as of Sunday evening, although afternoon winds, estimated to reach 50 to 60 mph, did cause a fire involving several eucalyptus trees behind the Bellagio to spread quickly before Clark County Fire Department crews extinguished it at about 6 p.m.

Weather service meteorologist Barry Pierce said he expected winds to slow to 20 mph by Monday.

Don't miss the big stories. Like us on Facebook.
For more on current conditions in Las Vegas and forecasts, see the updated graphic below or go to our weather map.
THE LATEST
Las Vegas can expect more heat this week

The Las Vegas Valley is heading into another hot and sunny week with an excessive heat warning on the horizon, the National Weather Service said.