Wind storm causes damage, power outages around the valley


Strong winds around the Las Vegas valley caused problems in some neighborhoods Monday night.

This tree was knocked over in a neighborhood off the 215 and North Decatur. (Photo credit: Melissa Coffman Calinao)

Nearly 2,700 NV Energy customers were without power Monday afternoon due to the windstorm, according to NV Energy’s website.

A power outage on E. Sahara Avenue and S. Lamb Boulevard was impacting around 1,200 customers. The outage started at 1 p.m.

Another large outage, which is due to equipment failure, on E. Bonanza and N. Civic Center Drive impacted 1,400 customers. Power was restored around 4 p.m. 

There were also several other small outages.

The wind blew over a load on the back of this truck. (Photo credit: Larontae Glasper Sr.)

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