McCarran International Airport is reporting that it is experiencing delays for departing aircraft between 31 and 45 minutes because of the wind.
Arriving aircraft are experiencing delays of about 15 minutes.
According to 13 Action News meteorologist Dan Bronis, a gust of 61 mph was reported near Charleston Boulevard and the 215 beltway at 3:35 p.m.
We are also receiving reports of high wind in other parts of the valley. A wind advisory is in effect until 3 p.m. Thursday.
ALERT: For the safety of our guests, we've decided to close the Magical Forest this evening in light of the high winds. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and we hope you'll come back and join us for the fun tomorrow. Thank you for understanding. pic.twitter.com/Zj5aATxRmt
— Opportunity Village (@OppVillageLV) December 21, 2017
Winter's Village at Green Valley Ranch has also closed for the evening. According to their tweet, ice skating and 50 mph winds are not a good mix.
In addition, a resident on Mount Charleston sent us video and photos of snow.
If you have photos or video of wind or snow, email them to email@example.com or post them here on Facebook.