LAS VEGAS (AP) — Wet weather swept into the Las Vegas area overnight, packing pre-dawn rain and gusty winds that contributed to slippery roads and crashes.
One wreck left a fire department heavy-rescue apparatus blocking one of the busiest freeway interchanges in the region.
Three Clark County firefighters escaped serious injury.
Power outages were reported at about 6 a.m. Friday in and around McCarran International Airport, where the National Weather Service clocked wind gusts of 46 mph (74 kph) before 5 a.m.
Electricity went out in some parts of Terminal 1 but an airport official says flight operations weren't affected.
Utility company NV Energy reported more than 2,000 customers without power about 6 a.m. and traffic officials reported multiple crashes on slippery roads.