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High winds, rain, lightning in Las Vegas Valley prompt insurance calls

A thunderstorm pummeled the Las Vegas Valley Monday with high winds, lightning and rain. (Photo: Emily Shaw)
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pounded the Las Vegas Valley Monday with high winds, lightning and rain.( Picture: Emily Shaw)” border=” 0″ src=” http://kvvu.images.worldnow.com/images/17156667_G.jpg?auto=webp&disable=upscale&width=800&lastEditedDate=20180710031946″ width= “180”/ > A thunderstorm mauled the Las Vegas Valley Monday with high winds, lightning and rain.

( Picture: Emily Shaw). LAS VEGAS( FOX5)-. Heavy rains flooded streets, stalling cars and lightning strikes triggered fires and power failures throughout the Las Vegas Valley Monday night. The storms grounded numerous flights, delaying departures and arrivals at McCarran International Airport. Palm trees began on fire and some trees arrived on top of cars, triggering damage. Numerous crashes were reported too, destructive vehicles and triggering injuries. A severe thunderstorm warning was in effect Monday night.

Stay safe friends! Have a look at this image of a palm tree struck by lightning that began on fire near Fremont and Bruce! Thanks to viewer Michael Soto for sending!

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July 10, 2018 Due to present storm conditions a high volume of showing up flights have actually been diverted from McCarran and lots of departures are hanging on the ground. If you are flying from LAS tonight or tomorrow morning, talk to your airline for flight status updates.– McCarran Airport( @LASairport ) July 10, 2018 State Farm Insurance stated they have actually

not tallied the number of insurance coverage claims they have received following Monday’s down pour, however said they were still receiving calls through Tuesday afternoon. The

insurer if an uprooted tree causes damage to your house, most homeowner insurance coverage will cover the expense to get rid of the tree. On the occasion that you require repairs done to your home, veterinarian the business you employ

. Specifically, ask to see certificates of insurance to be sure both liability and employees settlement insurance coverage is brought. The representative also recommended calling your regional bbb to look for complaints submitted against the contractor. You may also contact your National Roofer Association for help in locating an expert specialist at 1-800-USA-ROOF or 1-800-872-7663 or go to http://www.nrca.net/.  Stay with FOX5 for updates on our weather and Twitter page. Copyright 2018 KVVU( KVVU Broadcasting Corporation ). All rights booked.

Winds cause havoc for boat adrift near Lake Mead Marina

Tuesday, April 18, 2017|7 p.m.

Strong winds triggered a triple-decker, paddlewheel boat that had actually lost power to wander at Lake Mead National Entertainment Location this afternoon, according to the National forest Service.

One team member from 163 individuals aboard the Desert Princess vessel suffered small injuries, park service spokeswoman Christie Vanover stated in a news release.

Teams were called about 12:30 p.m. to the location near the Las Vegas Boat Harbor and Lake Mead Marina, Vanover stated. The boat was pushed onto a barrier where about 60 passengers offloaded onto outdoor patio boats.

That’s when the wind shifted and caused the boat to drift, but teams had the ability to restart it and lead it back to safety where the rest of the guests were unloaded, Vanover stated.

At the time of the occurrence, gusts at Lake Mead had reached 30 mph, Vanover stated.

Comparable conditions in the Las Vegas Valley, where gusts reached up to 50 mph this afternoon, triggered officials to issue a dust advisory set to end tonight, inning accordance with the National Weather Service.

The location from Blue Diamond Roadway to west Summerlin saw light showers– the only rainfall reported in the valley, meteorologist Chris Outler said.

Wednesday’s require a high temperature of 84 degrees and mainly sunny conditions, Outler said.