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Warming trend begins ahead of weekend in Las Vegas Valley

Updated January 24, 2019 - 10:23 pm

Dry, sunny and slightly warmer weather has arrived in the Las Vegas Valley in time for the weekend, according to the National Weather Service.

The Las Vegas Valley should see sunny skies through Saturday, followed by partly sunny skies on Sunday, meteorologist Kate Guillet said.

Occasional breezes are expected through the beginning of next week, but no rain is in the forecast, Guillet said.

Thursday afternoon’s temperature peaked at 62 degrees, and is expected to fall to 39 overnight, according to the weather service. Friday’s high is expected to be 64, ticking up to 67 on Saturday, then 64 on Sunday. The typical high for this time of year is 59 degrees.

Temperatures are expected to top out at 64 again on Monday before falling to 59 on Tuesday, the weather service said.

By Friday overnight lows are forecast to be in the mid- to low-40s through Monday, before dipping back into the upper 30s on Tuesday.

Contact Mike Shoro at mshoro@reviewjournal.com or 702-387-5290. Follow @mike_shoro on Twitter.

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