13 First Alert Weather Forecast | Thursday morning, Aug. 26, 2021

Lingering smoke today, hot through early next week.
Posted at 5:22 AM, Aug 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-26 13:12:19-04

LAS VEGAS — High of 106° this afternoon with west-southwest gusts of 25 mph and a little lingering smoke yielding reduced air quality. Readings in the 90s this evening will only briefly drop to the upper 70s by daybreak Friday. Temperatures near 108° on Friday and Saturday, with 107° Sunday. An Excessive Heat Warning runs from Thursday through Sunday for Lake Mead and the Colorado River Valley, and from Saturday through Sunday for Las Vegas and the other valleys of Southern Nevada. A small rain chances kick in Sunday (only 10%) and Monday, with scattered storms (20% chance) Tuesday and Wednesday (which is September 1st) as clouds and humidity increases. Highs should dip to near 100° those two days, and remain there through the rest of the week.