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Winds, possible 100-degree day forecast Thursday for Las Vegas

Stronger winds and possibly 100-degree temperatures are forecast Thursday for the Las Vegas Valley.

After single-digit winds and a high of 90 on Wednesday, the breezes and warmth will ramp up, according to the National Weather Service.

A high near 100 is expected while morning winds of 5-10 mph should elevate to 11-16 mph in the afternoon with gusts as high as 22 mph.

Breezes will stay nearly as strong into the Thursday evening with a Friday morning low temperature around 74.

The Friday high should be near 99 with similar gusty wind conditions. Saturday’s high is forecast to be similar.

May had an average temperature of 77.6 degrees at Harry Reid International Airport, 0.3 of a degree above normal, said the weather service.

There was no precipitation in May, the temperature low was 53 and twice the mercury reached 102, on May 19 and May 26.

Contact Marvin Clemons at mclemons@reviewjournal.com. Follow @Marv_in_Vegas on Twitter.