Sunday in Las Vegas is expected to be a bit warmer than Saturday before a few rainy days, according to the National Weather Service.
A high of 50 was reached at McCarran International Airport after a low of 32 on Saturday morning – the first freezing reading in 674 days since February 5, 2020.
ENLARGED – Winter Storm Watch
-Elevations> 5,000 ft on Spring Mtns, Sheep Range and Lincoln County (NEW)
– (NEW) Elevations> 4,500 feet through the central counties of Nye and Esmeralda
4h TUE – 4h WED
🤔Confidence is still uncertain about the exact amounts of snow#NVwx @LeeCanyonLV pic.twitter.com/nneSGq53bw
– NWS Las Vegas (@NWSVegas) December 11, 2021
Sunday should see a high near 56. Winds will remain around 5 mph in the afternoon. The overnight low will be around 38.
Monday is expected to peak near 60 with partly sunny skies and somewhat stronger winds.
A winter storm watch was issued from 4 a.m. to 4 a.m. Wednesday for the Spring Mountains, Sheep Range and Lincoln County.
The weather service says snow above 5,000 feet is expected, but the expected amounts have not yet been incorporated into the forecast.
Elevations above 4,500 feet in central Nye County and Esmeralda County are also expected to see snow.
In Las Vegas, rain kicks in early Tuesday with a 30 percent chance of humidity after 5 a.m., reaching 90 percent after 11 a.m. The maximum will be close to 57.
Rain is an 80% chance until Tuesday evening with windy conditions and a nightly low of around 39.
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