Triple-digit highs will persist for a few more days in the Las Vegas Valley before dipping into the 90s as winds pick up heading into the weekend, the National Weather Service said.
Wednesday hit 102 degrees, the weather service said. The highs are expected to decrease through the weekend, with 101 forecast on Thursday and 97 on Friday. Winds also will increase Friday, with gusts of 20 to 30 mph expected, the weather service said.
The cooling trend and winds will continue through the weekend, with a high of 95 degrees expected on Saturday with gusts over 40 mph. Sunday will have a high of 88 degrees with equally strong winds.
Monday will be 87 with lighter winds, the weather service said.
Contact Isabelle Delgado at firstname.lastname@example.org or 702-383-0381. Follow @izzydd_ on Twitter. Reporter Rachel Hershkovitz contributed to this article.