Home>702Times>Las Vegas Valley Braces for Rain While Southern California Battles Storm

Las Vegas Valley Braces for Rain While Southern California Battles Storm

By TheNevadaGlobeStaff, February 5, 2024 4:42 pm

Las Vegas, NV – While a powerful storm wreaks havoc in Southern California, causing flooding and mudslides, Las Vegas experiences its own wet spell with rain expected to linger for several days.

Key Points:

  • Rain: Off-and-on showers predicted through Wednesday, possible isolated showers Thursday and Friday.
  • Super Bowl Sunday: Sunny skies but cool temperatures expected.
  • Airport: Delays reported, primarily affecting Southwest Airlines.
  • Winter Storm Warning: Spring and Sheep Mountains face heavy snowfall and strong winds.
  • Mt. Charleston: Road closures and closures of visitor and picnic areas due to hazardous conditions.
  • Rainfall: Northwest valley areas receive most precipitation, with heavier showers and possible thunderstorms expected Monday night and Tuesday.


  • The National Weather Service forecasts continued rain in the Las Vegas valley, potentially impacting travel and outdoor activities.
  • Harry Reid International Airport experiences delays, mainly affecting Southwest Airlines flights.
  • A winter storm warning remains in effect for the Spring and Sheep Mountains, urging caution due to heavy snowfall and wind gusts.
  • Mt. Charleston visitor areas remain closed due to unsafe road conditions.

What to Expect:

  • Carry an umbrella and wear rain gear if venturing outdoors.
  • Check weather updates and road conditions before traveling, especially in mountainous areas.
  • Be aware of potential flight delays, particularly for Southwest Airlines.
  • Enjoy the change of scenery while prioritizing safety and following weather warnings.

Credits: 8 News Now

Copyright 2022 702 Times, NV Globe. All rights reserved

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Spread the news:


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *