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NWS Las Vegas issues flash flood warning, FAA announces flight delays for LAS

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Posted at 7:25 PM, Jul 18, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-19 00:11:03-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The National Weather Service for Las Vegas and the Federal Aviation Administration both sent out notices because of Monday's weather.

13 First Alert Weather Forecast: Monday evening, July 18, 2022

The NWS said that a flash flood warning is issued on Monday from 7:01 p.m. until 10 p.m. the same day. This is for areas in west Clark County in Southern Nevada.

The NWS continues saying that some locations that can experience flash flooding include Pahrump, Rainbow Canyon, Spring Mountains, Mt. Charleston, Mary Jane Falls Campground, McWilliams Campground, Dolomite Campground, Fletcher View Campground, Kyle Canyon Campground, Mahogany Grove Campground, Hilltop Campground, Lovell Canyon Campground and Willow Creek Campground.

This is said to include portions of Highway 160 and Lee Canyon Road as well.

Earlier this evening, the FAA said that due to the weather and rain, some departing flights were experiencing delays for Harry Reid International Airport.

As of 8:28 p.m., the FAA provided an update saying that airport departures are back to normal.