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Temps climbing to 70 this week in Las Vegas Valley

The Las Vegas Valley will see higher temperatures through the week, according to the National Weather Service.

After Tuesday’s high of 68, Wednesday and Thursday should be mostly sunny with highs of 71 and 72, respectively, the weather service said. The average high temperature this time of year is about 66 degrees.

Thursday will also be slightly breezy with winds about 16 to 21 mph during the day, and gusts up to 29 mph.

The skies will clear by Friday, and the high will drop slightly to 70, meteorologist John Adair said.

By Saturday, the valley will see a high of 69 with a 20 percent chance for rain, Adair said. Rain chances will diminish after Saturday, he said. Sunday will be mostly sunny with a high of 69.

The Spring Mountains have a 40 percent chance for rain on Saturday and Sunday, he said.

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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