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UPDATE: Cleanup still underway after Sunday winds

Wind takes out three power lines near the Strip
Wind takes out three power lines near the Strip
Posted at 5:14 PM, Mar 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-07 10:57:04-05

UPDATE AT 3 P.M. MARCH 06: People around the valley are cleaning up after the strong winds on Sunday. People are dealing with downed trees and more.

UPDATE AT 5:30 A.M. MARCH 06: Crews were still working Monday morning to fix the 5 power poles that were damaged by winds on Sunday. Road closures are still in effect.


LAS VEGAS (KTNV) -- Police and firefighters shut down Koval Lane between Spring Mountain and Flamingo Road around 5 p.m. Sunday due to three fallen power poles and two other damaged poles.

Officials say that high winds knocked down the poles. NV Energy is working on fixing the issue.

The Clark County Public Works Department is directing traffic near the area. Koval Lane is expected to be closed overnight.

Visitors of the Holiday Inn Resort at 3950 Koval Lane can get to the hotel by taking Sands Avenue, followed by Manhattan Street.

Meanwhile, Las Vegas firefighters are dealing with several other downed power lines around the Las Vegas valley: