Wind gusts up to 63 mph recorded across the Valley; downed trees reported

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Strong winds impacted the Las Vegas valley Tuesday night, with the highest gust of 63 mph reported at Nellis Air Force Base.

Most gusts have ranged between 30-40 mph, but higher guests are being reported in the eastern parts of the Valley. Sunrise Mountain reported a gust of 50 mph, and Summerlin is seeing them as high as 42.

A tree was uprooted on Sahara and Durango, and another tree reportedly fell near a condo on Buffalo and Westcliff.

Credit: Sue Yach
Credit: Sue Yach

Winds are stirring up dust, creating a slight haze in the Valley.

The National Weather Service says the wind should diminish around midnight.

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