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Sunshine, warm temps sure signs spring has sprung in Las Vegas

Updated March 22, 2019 - 10:09 pm

The Las Vegas Valley can expect sunny skies and warmer temperatures this weekend, according to the National Weather Service.

Friday saw a high of 69 degrees with clear skies and dry conditions, the weather service said.

Similar conditions are forecast throughout the weekend into early next week, meteorologist Alex Boothe said.

Saturday and Sunday are both expected to reach a high of 72 degrees, he said.

The valley will experience winds on Saturday, with gusts up to 25 mph, the weather service said. By Sunday, winds should die down, Boothe added.

Monday has a forecast high of 77. Tuesday’s temperature should reach 79 and could be the hottest day of the year so far, the weather service said.

Tuesday and Wednesday will bring increasing cloud coverage as a weather system is approaching, Boothe said.

Winds will pick up again Wednesday, with gusts ranging from 20 to 30 mph. The high should hit 76, Boothe said. Morning lows through Wednesday will be in the 50s.

Contact Jessica Terrones at jterrones@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0256. Follow @JessATerrones on Twitter. Review-Journal staff writer Katelyn Newberg contributed to this report.

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