Severe Thunderstorms Likely in Texas Today; Potential Widespread Flooding For South-Central U.S. This Week

Severe thunderstorms are likely today in the southern Plains from northwest Texas and the Texas Panhandle into parts of western Oklahoma. These storms will produce very large hail and a few tornadoes. Also, a potential widespread flood event is appearing more likely across the southern Plains into the Arklatex this week, especially in Texas, from repeated rounds of thunderstorms and heavy rain. Read More >

Current conditions at

Las Vegas, North Las Vegas Airport (KVGT)

Lat: 36.21205°NLon: 115.19395°WElev: 2188ft.

Clear

79°F

26°C

Humidity 21%
Wind Speed W 9 MPH
Barometer 29.84 in (1010.5 mb)
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 17 May 09:55 AM PDT
Extended Forecast for

Las Vegas NV

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Sunny, with a high near 89. East southeast wind 6 to 9 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 68. West wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 97. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 97 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Clear, with a low around 70. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 70 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 96. South wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 96 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 68.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 68 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 86. Breezy.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 86 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Breezy.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 89. East southeast wind 6 to 9 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.
Tonight
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 68. West wind 7 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 97. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Clear, with a low around 70. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 96. South wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 86. Breezy.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Breezy.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Las Vegas NV
 36.17°N 115.13°W (Elev. 1969 ft)
1:39 am PDT May 17, 2021
10am PDT May 17, 2021-6pm PDT May 23, 2021
 
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