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National Weather Service issues Flash Flood Warning on Sunday until 5 p.m.

Also, NWS warns of storm near I-15, Primm
Posted at 1:45 PM, Aug 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-24 03:04:06-04

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.

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.