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Gusty winds expected during prime hours for fireworks in valley

Updated July 4, 2022 - 9:37 am

Monday’s high should be near 100 with steady south-southeast winds of 7 to 17 mph gusting as high as 26 mph.

A red flag warning continues for Southern Nevada and northwest Arizona through 9 p.m. Monday.

A smoke advisory because of fireworks was issued by Clark County from July 2 through July 5. People with respiratory issues should avoid or limit outdoor exposure.

Overnight winds will be nearly as strong with gusts to 22 mph before a Tuesday morning low around 76.

A Tuesday high near 100 is forecast with south-southeast winds gusting to 26 mph.

Temperatures will start rising with a high near 102 on Wednesday, climbing to around 108 by next weekend.

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Contact Marvin Clemons at mclemons@reviewjournal.com or 702-863-4285. Follow @Marv_in_Vegas on Twitter.

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