Las Vegas hits 100 degrees for first time in 2021 on Memorial Day

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Las Vegas officially hit its first 100 -degree day in 2021 on Memorial Day. This isn’t the latest we’ve seen triple digits, though, that honor goes to June 30, 1965.

The first week of June is going to be just as hot, and the National Weather Service is warning residents to be prepared.

An excessive heat warning will be in effect from Wednesday, June 2 at 11 a.m. to Friday, June 4 at 9 p.m., according to the NWS in Las Vegas.

The agency recommends you to:

  • Stay hydrated
  • Limit outdoor exposure
  • Be mindful of the first signs of heat-related illness

Las Vegas Fire and Rescue reminded Las Vegas residents of the dangers that this level of heat present and that it can cause illness, injuries and death if precautions are not taken.

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