The Las Vegas National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for west central Clark County.
FLASH FLOOD WARNING until 3:15 for an area on extreme west side just outside city, west of CC-215 hwy. If you are hiking or driving anywhere west of CC-215 stay aware of your surroundings, flash floods occur suddenly without warning. Stay out of low lying areas & canyons. https://t.co/J0h6BCaQoX
— Las Vegas FireRescue (@LasVegasFD) July 13, 2018
The weather service expects thunderstorms and says at least one inch of rain has fallen already.
12:16pm - Flash Flood Warning issued for west central #ClarkCounty. T-storms expected with 1in of rain already fallen. Flash flooding is expected shortly. Areas of concern include #RedRockCanyonNationalPark, #BlueDiamond, & #SpringMountainRanch. @RedRockCynLV #nvwx #VegasWeather pic.twitter.com/3BOzL8jiDV
— NWS Las Vegas (@NWSVegas) July 13, 2018
They warn those close to Red Rock Canyon National Park, Blue Diamond Road, and Spring Mountain Ranch.