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Las Vegas to hit 90° for first time in 2020 on Thursday, possible 100° next week

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Posted at 5:11 AM, Apr 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-23 08:17:25-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Thursday is expected to be the first 90° day of the year in the Las Vegas valley.

13 Action News Meteorologist Justin Bruce is forecasting the temperature to hit 90° by 4 p.m., and he says the valley could hit 100° next week.

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If Las Vegas reaches 100° on Wednesday, it would be the first time that's ever happened in April.

The current record for earliest 100° day is May 1, 1947.

The average first 100° day in Las Vegas is May 26. Last year (2019) Las Vegas didn't reach 100° until June 5.

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Here's a look at some other record high temperatures possible week:

  • Tuesday, April 28 forecast: 99°
  • Tuesday, April 28 record: 97° (2013)
  • Wednesday, April 29 forecast: 100°
  • Wednesday, April 29 record: 99° (2013)

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