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UPDATE: U.S. 95 reopens as storms wind down around Las Vegas valley

Posted at 8:01 AM, Jul 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-12 19:48:52-04

UPDATE 4:45 P.M.: Road closed to flooding in the Mount Charleston area.

UPDATE 3:20 P.M.: Southbound U.S. 95 in Henderson has reopened after it flooded earlier. 

UPDATE 2:45 P.M.: A flash flood warning has been issued for central Clark County and Mohave County through 5 p.m., including areas of the Colorado River valley. 

UPDATE 1:50 P.M.: NDOT expects southbound U.S. 95 at College Drive to reopen around 3 p.m.

Maintenance crews have pumped 3 feet of standing water and cleared debris with heavy equipment.

UPDATE 1:20 P.M.: Departing flights are now delayed as much as two hours at McCarran International Airport, while arriving flights are experiencing delays up to 15 minutes.

UPDATE 12:50 P.M.: A flash flood warning has been issued for Red Rock Canyon, Blue Diamond and Mountain Springs through 3:45 p.m. 

UPDATE 12:30 P.M.: The delays at McCarran International Airport has increased to at least 45 minutes. 

In addition, southbound U.S. 95 is closed near College Drive due to flooding. 

Flash flooding could also affect Mount Charleston and the Spring Mountains. 

UPDATE 12:25 P.M.: 13 Action News Meteorologist Justin Bruce gives update on storms moving through area.

UPDATE NOON: McCarran International Airport is reporting delays between 15 and 30 minutes due to weather. 

The National Weather Service is also tweeting that there is flooding near Wagonwheel Road and Interstate 515.

The flash flood warning is in effect through 3 p.m. Some locations experiencing flooding include Henderson, Boulder City, Lake Las Vegas and Railroad Pass. 

UPDATE 11:55 A.M.: Heavy rain is being reported in the Henderson area. 

UPDATE 11:30 A.M.: The National Weather Service in Las Vegas has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Clark County.

ORIGINAL STORY: The Las Vegas National Weather Service issued a Flash Flood Watch for July 12.

They say today's storms have the capability of producing significant flash flooding.

Scattered storms are expected in the mountains after 10 a.m. and could develop in Las Vegas by midday.

This afternoon brings a few more isolated storms and highs in the upper 90s.

PHOTO GALLERY: Monsoon storms bring rain, flooding to Las Vegas valley