LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The Excessive Heat Warning for the Southern Nevada area has been extended through 8 p.m. June 20.
The warning was originally set to expire on Saturday night.
Thursday’s high temperature is expected to be 113 degrees, which could potentially tie the temperature record set in 1940. Daytime highs land near 113 degrees again Friday and 114 degrees Saturday, which come within a few degrees of temperature records.
A Heat Advisory is also still in effect for the Sheep Range and Spring Mountains with highs in the upper 80s and 90s.
In addition to the extreme heat, there is a small chance of isolated storms on Thursday and Friday. At this time, ran chances are 20% or less across the region.
Temperatures will start to fall early next week. The expected high for Monday is 108 degrees and 105 for Tuesday.
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