The Las Vegas Valley is expected to cool off as winds gradually strengthen into the weekend, the National Weather Service said.
Wednesday’s high peaked at 79 degrees. Winds are expected to pick up slightly on a mostly sunny Thursday that is expected to reach 74, the weather service said.
Clouds are expected to roll in Friday, with a forecast high of 72. Sustained 15 mph winds are expected, the weather service said.
The cloud cover and a 10 percent chance of rain will hang around into the weekend, accompanied by slightly stronger winds on Saturday and Sunday and highs of 73 degrees and 72 degrees.
Lows are forecast for the mid-50s through the weekend.
Review-Journal staff writer Mike Shoro contributed to this story.