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Warm weather continues, may see break Thursday

Close-to-record highs will continue in the valley until Thursday, when temps will take a nosedive, according to the National Weather Service.

Though Tuesday’s morning low will hit 49 degrees, the high is expected to reach 78, just 3 degrees shy of the record-high temperature set in 2014, National Weather Service meteorologist Chris Outler said. Wednesday’s high is expected to jump to 80 degrees, Outler said.

But Thursday, the valley will catch a cool break — the high is forecast for 68 degrees; the low 46.

That drop will come after a quick system moves through the valley starting Wednesday night, which will bring cloudy skies and a small chance of precipitation in the mountains, Outler said.

After that, temperatures are expected to return to the springlike conditions Las Vegas has seen for the past few weeks.

Contact Christian Bertolaccini at cbertolaccini@reviewjournal.com and 702-383-0381. Find him on Twitter: @bertolaccinic

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