The Las Vegas Valley is at a relatively high altitude portion of the Mojave Desert, and this can result in large drastic changes in temperature between seasons and even during the day and night. The valley has an average of less than five inches (130 mm) of rain annually. In the days of normal summer temperatures in June through August, may typically exceed 100 F (38 C). While the low humidity moderates the effects of these temperatures, dehydration, hyperthermia and sunburn can occur even if you’ve been out for a short time. In the interior of a car is even more intense heat that could choke young children and pets left alone without adult supervision or cause burns in the first and second degree in unprotected skin. In late summer, especially in July and August, marking this as a “monsoon season” where humid winds from the Gulf of California absorbed in the Southwestern United States. Even when humidity levels increase, these winds cause large thunderstorms causing floods
Winter temperatures are relatively low temperatures of around 30 F (-1 C). With snow on the banks of the valley, although it is rare, but the mountains that are next to receive up to 10 feet of snow (3 meters) during the winter.
- NBC 15 Mobile
Be alert today as scattered showers are moving through our area. Good news, the Mardi Gras parades will not be a wash-out.
- NBC 15 Mobile
Severe storm warning for northern Baldwin County until 2PM.
- The Sacramento Bee
The wet weather continues. Showers are expected to dampen the entire Sacramento region today, with the possibility of storms Thursday in the late morning and early afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. Snow falls throughout the holiday weekend, a “high” avalanche advisory for the Sierra hinterland was issued Monday by the U.S. Forest Service in Truckee, but expects …
- The Stockton Record
STOCKTON The National Weather Service a short time ago a wind advisory for the Delta and the northern San Joaquin Valley.