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First Alert Action Day: Rain moves into the Las Vegas area, flood advisories issued

Posted at 5:25 AM, May 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-22 17:37:11-04

UPDATE 2:30 P.M. A flood advisory has been issued for north-central Clark County, including Moapa.

UPDATE 2 P.M. Scattered showers and thunderstorms will linger in the area for remainder of the afternoon.

UPDATE 1:27 P.M. A Flood Advisory is in effect for west-central Clark County, including Primm, Jean and Goodsprings.

UPDATE 1 P.M. According to the National Weather Service, May is officially the 4th wettest May on record with a total of 0.09 at McCarran International Airport.

UPDATE 8:45 A.M. More rain showing up on the radar in Las Vegas valley.

UPDATE 8:30 A.M. A couple of showers have been spotted in the Las Vegas valley, including outside of 13 Action News near Desert Inn Road and Valley View.

It's another 13 First Alert Action Day in the Las Vegas valley as we experience unusual weather for May.

On May 22 highs will be in the mid 60s with a chance of passing showers.

As of 5 a.m. temperatures were in the 50s at McCarran.

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13 Action News Meteorologist Justin Bruce reports, Las Vegas will only hit 65° today. That's 26° colder than average and more typical of late February than late May.

The valley should be back in the 80s by the weekend.