Gusty winds on deck for Las Vegas valley Thursday


LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Batten down the hatches and secure your trampolines because it’s going to be windy. A wind advisory went into effect for our area at 11 a.m. and will last through 11 p.m.

8 News Now Chief Meteorologist Tedd Florendo says winds will get stronger in the afternoon. A dust advisory is also in effect due to the windy conditions.

Gusts ranging from 40 to 50 mph are expected for areas on the edge of town, including Mountain’s Edge, Summerlin, Henderson, Anthem, Seven Hills, Centennial Hills and Southern Highlands.

The inner portions of town, including McCarran, Paradise, Spring Valley, east Las Vegas, Desert Shores and North Las Vegas could see gusts up to 25-35+ mph.

Those up in the mountains will experience the strongest gusts, 45-50+ mph. Red Rock could see these numbers, too.

We recommend bringing your outdoor furniture indoors and securing trampolines in preparation.

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