UPDATE 2:15 P.M. The National Weather Service has extended a Flash Flood Warning northwest of the Las Vegas valley until 5 p.m.
⚠️🚨Flash Flood Warning has been issued for the Spring Mtns which includes Mt. Charleston & Hwy 156, 157, and 158 as well as Cold Creek Rd. This goes until 500 PM. Do not drive through flooded roadway. #turnarounddontdrown pic.twitter.com/uWJVNASgdi— NWS Las Vegas (@NWSVegas) August 23, 2020
LAS VEGAS (KTNV) - The National Weather Service (NWS) in Las Vegas has issued a Flash Flood Warning for northern Clark County until 3:30 p.m.
The NWS says at 1:31 p.m., Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms continuing to dump heavy rain on the Sheep Range.
Radar estimated that two to three inches of rain had already fallen.
Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly.
The agency also says heavy rain is expected near Primm and Jean on the Interstate 15 south of the Las Vegas valley. Sudden and gusty winds will be possible on the highway.