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Monsoon season begins in southern Nevada

July 1 was the first official day of monsoon season.
 July 1 was the very first main day of monsoon season.

July 1 was the very first official day of monsoon season

. LAS VEGAS( FOX5) – It’s monsoon season in southern Nevada and it’s best to be gotten ready for the worst. July 1 was the first main day of monsoon season. This weekend, the Las Vegas Valley has an opportunity to get its very first taste of that monsoon moisture.

Beatriz Martinez with the Regional Flood Control District stated she has invested the in 2015 preparing for another summertime monsoon season. “We completed almost a lots jobs in the last year,” Martinez said. “We construct flood centers all year long, everything from channels to washes to detention basins.”

Those jobs span across southern Nevada, from Henderson to Centennial and all the way to Moapa.

” Throughout the monsoon season is when we advise people that we have flash flooding threat, and we warn them not to drive through flooded streets, and make certain kids aren’t playing in our flood control facilities,” Martinez said.

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