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More power lines and trees fall in Las Vegas Valley as storms return

LAS VEGAS (FOX5/AP) –

Heavy storms went back to the Las Vegas Valley as high winds knocked down trees and power lines in Henderson Friday night.

Several power lines fell on Sundown Road near Arroyo Grande Boulevard, shutting down the roadway. Some homes suffered roof damage, trees fell onto cars and trucks and obstructed streets. Flights both getting here and leaving Las Vegas saw major delays and more than 1,000 NV Energy consumers were without power Friday night. Streets flooded, slowing and diverting traffic near St. Rose Parkway and Eastern and in other areas throughout the valley.

Temperature levels are anticipated to trend a couple of degrees above regular through the weekend.

[RELATED: Severe thunderstorm causes blackouts, downed power lines on Boulder Highway]

On Thursday, extreme thunderstorms, high winds and rain knocked out power and downed power lines in east Las Vegas. NV Energy informed FOX5 Friday early morning that the estimated time for repair for those who lost power near Stone Highway is in between 7:15 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. The utility company stated more than 30 power poles were torn down. Several other poles were torn down throughout the Valley after the storm and crews were working to change and fix the damage.

More than 13,000 consumers stayed without power Friday early morning, inning accordance with NV Energy’s website. At 10:30 a.m., about 600 customers lacked power and by 3:30 p.m. about 450 consumers stayed without power. Failures in the southwest Valley were expected to be restored by 11:30 a.m., failures in the eastside were expected to be stored by 10:15 p.m. and in the location of Warm Springs Road and Valle Verde power was expected to brought back by 3:15 p.m.

On Saturday early morning, NV Energy reported 365 consumers in total were without power in the valley. 230 individuals near East Sundown Road and North Green Valley Parkway lacked power because of wind damage done to NV Energy’s equipment during the storm. Power was brought back just after 1 p.m. Saturday.

Several power lines near North Arroyo Grande Boulevard and West Sunset Roadway were also torn down due to high wind speeds, leaving 82 people without power, according to NV Energy. Crews worked to change the 6 power poles that were harmed from the storm.

NV Energy said power would be restored to all impacted area by Sunday morning. Customers were alerted that crews were working as quickly and safely as possible to restore power and change broken power poles.

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The City of Henderson opened a temporary emergency situation shelter for citizens without power at Heritage Park Senior Center on 300 S. Racetrack Rd. Officials said animals are not permitted and ought to be positioned with friends or family. For extra details, call 702-267-2950. The shelter was closed just after 3 p.m.

. Inning Accordance With Tony Illia, representative for the Nevada Department of Transportation, NV Energy has one crucial pole that needs to be repaired with a line that crosses Boulder Highway, when the repair is total southbound lanes of Boulder Highway will resume between Russell Roadway and Sundown Road for all traffic. Crews were intending to finish the work by midday however it stayed closed since 3 p.m.

. It was not instantly understood when the long-lasting repair work would be completed.

Next week, temperatures skyrocket as an Excessive Heat Caution has been provided on the location from Tuesday early morning till Thursday night.

The UV index for Las Vegas Friday is high.

Copyright 2018 KVVU (KVVU Broadcasting Corporation). All rights reserved. The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Pahrump utility offers transmission lines to Dallas company

Power lines to connect Wyoming wind energy to Las Vegas

Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017|10:37 a.m.

RAWLINS, Wyo.– Building on transmission lines to link energy produced from wind farms in southern Wyoming to southwestern states is planned to begin in 2019.

Wyoming Tribune Eagle reported today that the TransWest Express Transmission Task is wanting to construct 730 miles of transmission lines with 3,000-megawatt capability.

The lines would connect from a terminal outside Rawlins, Wyoming, and go through northwest Colorado and Utah to end at another terminal near Las Vegas.

The lines would allow markets in California, Nevada and Arizona to access the energy.

The power will be created from the southern Wyoming Chokecherry and Sierra Madre Wind Energy Job that started setting up 500 of 1,000 planned wind turbines in 2015.

TransWest is negotiating easements for the route with hundreds of personal property owners.

Associated JV Lines Up $1.5 Billion Contruction Loan for Next Hudson Yards Tower

Deutsche Bank Reported to be Intrigued in Relocating Wall Street HQ to Planned 2.9 Million SF Tower

Perspective rendering of 50 Hudson Yards
Point of view rendering of 50 Hudson Yards Associated Companies, Oxford Residence Group and Mitsui Fudosan America, Inc. today announced the closing of a $1.5 billion senior construction loan for 50 Hudson Yards, which represents the last piece in the $3.8 billion funding of the enormous development’s flagship tower.

Wells Fargo, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, Bank of China and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp. arranged the final construction loan for the 59-story, 2.8 million-square-foot tower scheduled for completion in 2022, which will be anchored by BlackRock, Inc., one of the world’s largest investment management business. Deutsche Bank is also reportedly considering 50 Hudson Yards as the German financial institution tries to find 1.3 million square feet in Manhattan to relocate its head office from 60 Wall Street.

The building and construction loan at 50 Hudson Yards, which completes the $2.3 billion capital devoted by partners Related, Oxford and Mitsui Fudosan, represents the complete capitalization for the very first phase of development at Hudson Yards, which now goes beyond $18 billion, including in 2015’s recapitalization of 10 Hudson Backyards, the 1.7 million-square-foot, 52-story workplace tower completed in 2015.

“The pace of industrial leasing at Hudson Yards has been nothing except unmatched, and with all of the commercial area in the neighboring workplace towers successfully spoken for, we are delighted to present 50 Hudson Yards to the marketplace,” Jeff Blau, CEO of Related Companies, stated in a declaration.

John E. Westerfield, CEO of Mitsui Fudosan America, added that the company’s confidence in the Hudson Yards project and its collaboration with Related “has been strongly verified by the outstanding leasing results we have actually attained at 55 Hudson Yards.”

Related, Mitsui and Oxford likewise partnered on the 1.3 million-square-foot 55 Hudson Yards, which is set up to open in 2018, with inaugural anchors that include Boies, Schiller & & Flexner, Cooley LLP, Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & & McCloy LLP, MarketAxess, Point72, Third Point and Silver Lake.

Teamsters set up picket lines at SLS Las Vegas

The Teamsters Union established picket lines at the SLS Las Vegas on Wednesday, whining the hotel-casino is not permitting its valet parking attendants to form a union.

Teamsters Regional 986 organized the protest, which the union claims is supported by other labor companies.

“The picket signs increased at 4 a.m. and we will stay here until the SLS management stops breaking the law and respects the employees’ right to form a union,” said Chris Griswold, Secretary-Treasurer of Resident 986. “Other unions are honoring our picket lines and the employees have strong community support.”

The union asserts SLS management committed unjust labor practices and fired 3 workers for supporting the arranging campaign.

In a statement, SLS Las Vegas officials didn’t officially attend to the charges leveled by the Teamsters. More than half of the 1,600-room resort’s work force are union members.

“SLS Las Vegas has a strong history of working collaboratively and freely with every union our employees choose to represent them,” according to the statement from the hotel-casino. “Ought to more follow suit, we intend to work with any union they choose in the spirit of discovering a reasonable contract.”

SLS Las Vegas opened last year on the north end of the Strip as a redevelopment of the Sahara, which enclosed 2011.

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