Severe Thunderstorm Hits Las Vegas Valley - 8 News NOW

Severe Thunderstorm Hits Las Vegas Valley

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LAS VEGAS -- From lightning to hail and torrential rain, severe weather swept through the valley Sunday afternoon, and it all happened in less than one hour. The National Weather Service had issued a severe thunderstorm warning for the valley. The storm produced winds as high as 60 mph, hail and rain.

Flooding was reported in several areas including 15th street from Fremont to Charleston. There was also been flooding reported in the Circus Circus Adventuredome and the Cannery casino.

Nevada Energy also dealt with a small outage caused by the storm but most of their major distribution lines were already back in service.  Most of the outages were in the North Las Vegas area. Crews were working  getting those scattered outages repaired.

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