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Wind advisory for Las Vegas in effect until early Tuesday

Updated April 16, 2018 - 8:43 pm

Strong winds will whip through the Las Vegas Valley late Monday before calming down early Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service.

The weather service has issued a wind advisory for Las Vegas until 3 a.m. Tuesday. Monday’s peak winds will gust through the valley until about midnight. Tuesday will be calmer with a forecast high of 69 degrees.

Winds will return to the valley Wednesday with gusts reaching 20 mph, and gusts will increase to about 25 mph Thursday, the weather service said. A slight chance of rain is in the forecast for Thursday afternoon and evening.

Highs for Wednesday and Thursday are expected to hit 78 and 73, respectively.

Temperatures will rise to 78 on Friday, giving way to weekend temperatures in the mid-80s.

Lows throughout the forecast will be in the high-40s to the low-60s. The normal high this time of year is 78. The normal low is 55.

Contact Blake Apgar at bapgar@reviewjournal.com or 702-387-5298. Follow @blakeapgar on Twitter.

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