UPDATE JULY 11: Showers began to sprinkle southeast Las Vegas and Henderson around 5:30 a.m. and may clip the Las Vegas strip and downtown later this morning.
At 5:30 a.m. some showers are skimming the south side (first image). Sprinkles on the east side of Las Vegas may clip downtown and The Strip (second image).#GMLV is on @KTNV right now with coverage. Watch at https://t.co/6XpcbzCY5i. pic.twitter.com/3IuyEEf5sk
— Justin Bruce (@just1nbruce) July 11, 2018
Scattered storms will develop after 11:00 a.m. and could clip Las Vegas this afternoon, mainly on the south side of the valley.
UPDATE JULY 10: Heavy rain, thunder, lightning, and wind moved across the Las Vegas valley beginning around 9 p.m.on Monday evening.
RELATED: Nearly 3,000 Las Vegas customers still without power this morning
13 Action News has been following intense flooding near Fogg Street and Stewart Avenue.
I just watched a truck push a car out of the water. @KTNV pic.twitter.com/uzUeZbeuJo
— Parker Collins (@parkercollinstv) July 10, 2018
The Chamberlain family used their SUV to block the road. Richard Chamberlain said several cars got trapped in the standing water.
"If you look across you can actually see the lights on the other side." said Chamberlain. "It looks flat but the road actually dips down."
#BREAKING Storms have flooded streets on the east side of Las Vegas. Richard Chamberlain helped push 3 cars out of standing water. He’s using his SUV to block street@so no one else gets into trouble. Live in 15 min on @KTNV pic.twitter.com/vQsqLj5PYf
— MAHSA SAEIDI, ESQ. (@MahsaWho) July 10, 2018
Chamberlain spent several hours trying to warn neighbors to steer clear of standing water.
#BREAKING Severe thunderstorm warning in Las Vegas. Video shows lightning. We saw power out near Valley View/DI. We are heading east now. @KTNV pic.twitter.com/0yzGYBo42K
— MAHSA SAEIDI, ESQ. (@MahsaWho) July 10, 2018
ORIGINAL: There is a flood advisory issued for the valley until 2 a.m. on July 10.
PHOTO GALLERY: Monsoon storms bring rain, flooding to Las Vegas valley
Residents from Henderson to Summerlin reported heavy rain and thunder that shook windows. More than 40,000 customers are without power according to NV Energy. As of 11:30 P.M. that number was down to 34,000.
Lighting has caused multiple outages throughout southern Nevada. We are working to restore power as quickly and safely as possible - and apologize for the inconvenience.
— NV Energy (@NVEnergy) July 10, 2018
Flights at McCarran International Airport are delayed.
Due to current storm conditions a high volume of arriving flights have been diverted from McCarran and many departures are holding on the ground. If you are flying from LAS tonight or tomorrow morning, check with your airline for flight status updates.
— McCarran Airport (@LASairport) July 10, 2018
Fallen trees and flooded streets were reported in multiple areas of town. See photos in the media gallery at the top of this page.
Dangerous situation near Decatur and Edna, power out at intersection and water piling up - stay safe out there #Monsoon #nvwx @KTNV pic.twitter.com/xLKU6rXQ7D
— Tom George (@TheTomGeorge) July 10, 2018
Because power is out at multiple intersections, Las Vegas police sent a reminder to come to a complete stop an intersection where the power is out. They warn that drivers must come to a full and complete stop and assure the intersection is clear before proceeding.
#traveladvisory Watch out folks, Mother Nature is not playing around tonight. Slow down and watch for water over the roadway. The freeway surfaces will be slick, allow extra travel time and use extra care. #drivesafenv #buckleup #ArriveAlive #mothernature #nhpsocomm pic.twitter.com/BxM3ZN5UDI
— NHP Southern Command (@NHPSouthernComm) July 10, 2018
National Weather Service flood advisory
The National Weather Service in Las Vegas has issued a * Flood Advisory for... Central Clark County in southern Nevada... * Until 200 AM PDT. * At 1104 PM PDT, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding in the advisory area. Up to a half of an inch of rain has already fallen.
Some locations that will experience flooding include... Las Vegas, Henderson, North Las Vegas, Lone Mountain, Anthem, Summerlin, Mountains Edge, The Strip, Nellis AFB, Blue Diamond, Downtown Las Vegas, East Las Vegas, Sam Boyd Stadium, The Motor Speedway, Southern Highlands, Aliante, Spring Valley, Centennial Hills, Green Valley and Enterprise.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other drainage areas and low lying spots. LAT...LON 3634 11498 3601 11494 3594 11510 3596 11552 3634 11535