Wild winds whip through Las Vegas valley

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Howling chilly winds tore through the Las Vegas valley overnight causing some damage and numerous power outages.

The National Weather Service recorded winds gusts Monday of up to 68 mph in some parts of the valley.

As of 6 a.m., NV Energy is reporting around 400 customers without power. However at one point Monday, there were outages impacting as many as 11,000 customers.

The powerful winds brought down some trees, including this one in the KLAS-TV, Channel 8 parking lot. If you have any wind damage or downed trees, share your pictures or videos with us at pix@8newsnow.com.

The wind also caused some major delays at McCarran International Airport and caused damage at Resorts World casino when a light fixture fell on a car.

The high wind warning expired at 5 a.m. Tuesday but it will continue to be windy with gusts up to 40 mph and keep the temperatures cooler than usual.

There was even damage to the Resorts World parking garage signage. Repairs were seen being made Tuesday morning around 9 a.m.

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