UPDATE: The National Weather Service has extended an excessive heat warning until 9 p.m. Thursday for Lake Mead National Recreation Area, the Las Vegas Valley, Northeast Clark County, Southern Clark County, Spring Mountains-Red Rock Canyon, Western Clark County and Southern Nye County.
Dangerously hot conditions are expected, with temperatures in the range of 105 to 110 degrees in Las Vegas, Mesquite and Pahrump. Highs of 109 to 113 are expected in Laughlin, Needles and Lake Havasu City. Death Valley National Park could see high temps of 117 to 122 at Furnace Creek.
UPDATE: Las Vegas Fire and Rescue urging the public to use caution when heading outdoors over the next few days due to the excessive heat warning in effect through Wednesday night.
According to LVFR and Clark County Fire department crews say they rescued two adults over two days about a mile in on the trails hiking at Red Rock Canyon.
Crews say the hikers suffered from heatstroke, leaving one person in critical condition.
LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The National Weather Service has extended the excessive heat warning through 9 p.m. Wednesday. Temperatures will reach from 105 to 113 degrees. The public is urged to take precautions to stay cool.
- Drink plenty of water
- Limit your time outdoors
- If you plan on going outside, get an early start, stay in the shade
- Watch over children, pets, and the elderly to ensure they don’t overheat
Below is a complete list of daytime cooling stations for those who may need a break from the heat.