LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Hot, dry and gusty conditions are expected Saturday, prompting a Red Flag Warning for Southern Nevada from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday.
The warning is issued by the National Weather Service.
RED FLAG WARNING:— Kelsey McFarland (@KelseyMarie_TV) May 1, 2021
It’s hot, dry and windy today. That means if a fire were to start, it would easily spread rapidly. Avoid outdoor burns & watch those cigarette butts. pic.twitter.com/oKmks9e0bt
Temperatures are expected to land near 95° with gusts up to 30-40 mph through Southern Nevada.
The minimum humidity is expected to be 5-12%.
Any fires burning have the potential to spread rapidly. Officials advise using extra caution or avoiding fire triggers like grills, ATVs, campfires, etc.