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Record-breaking heat expected in Las Vegas Labor Day Weekend

Temps to be more than 10° above average Fri-Mon
Posted at 10:21 AM, Sep 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-07 08:57:34-04

SEPT. 7 UPDATE: Another day of record heat, as we reach for 113° in Las Vegas and shatter the daily record of 108° set in 1977. But huge weather changes are coming to much of the West, including Southern Nevada. READ MORE

SEPT. 6 UPDATE: More record-breaking heat is expected in the Las Vegas valley after the city shattered the daily temperature on Saturday.

SEPT. 5 UPDATE: A record-breaking high temperature of 112 was recorded or the Las Vegas valley on Sept. 5.

Records were also broken in Kingman, Arizona, Barstow, California, Death Valley, California, and Desert Rock.

An Excessive Heat Warning remains in effect until 8 p.m. Monday.

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) -- Record heat is expected across much of the Southwest through Labor Day weekend.

A sprawling ridge of high pressure atop Nevada will keep temperatures more than 10° above average on Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday.

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An Excessive Heat Warning is in place those days, as highs range from 109° to 111° in Las Vegas, making it dangerous to be outside from late morning through the afternoon.

STAY SAFE: Keeping cool during Excessive Heat Warning in Las Vegas

It will be quite warm at night (for September) with lows in the mid-80s at daybreak.

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A drop in temperatures should arrive Tuesday and last a few days as a trough of low pressure moves through the Central Rockies, sending highs back to the 90s here in Southern Nevada.

Due to the Excessive Heat Warning administered by the National Weather Service, day shelters and a limited number of cooling stations will be available throughout Southern Nevada from Sept. 4-7.

Shelters are below:

The Salvation Army
35 West Owens Avenue (near Stocker Street)
Las Vegas, 89030
Phone: (702) 701-5369
Hours: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
This location is open for adults

The Shade Tree
1 West Owens Avenue (near Main Street)
North Las Vegas, 89030
Phone: (702) 385-0072
Hours: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
This location is open for women and children

Cooling stations are below:

Courtyard Homeless Resource Center
1401 Las Vegas Blvd. North (enter at 310 Foremaster Lane)
Las Vegas, 89101
Phone: (702) 229-6117
Hours: 24 hours daily

Cambridge Recreation Center
3930 Cambridge Street (north of E. Flamingo Blvd)
Las Vegas, 89119
Phone: (702) 455-7169
Hours: 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. Friday

Downtown Recreation Center
105 W. Basic Road (east of Pacific Avenue)
Henderson, 89009
Phone: (702) 267-4040
Hours: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, CLOSED SUNDAY AND MONDAY

SHARE Village Las Vegas
50 N. 21st Street (north of Fremont Street)
Las Vegas, 89101
Phone: (702) 222-1680
Daily Hours: 8 - 9 a.m., 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Hydration only

American Legion Richard Springston Post 60
1510 Bruce Woodbury Drive (near Cougar Drive)
Laughlin, 89029
Phone: (702) 299-1510
Hours: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. on days with temps over 112°
An outside cooling area is available for pets that are under the control of the owner on a leash or in a carrier. No pets allowed inside.

The Salvation Army Mesquite
742 Pioneer Boulevard, Suite D (near S. Casino Drive)
Mesquite 89027
Phone: (702) 345-5116
Hours: 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. Friday