Published Monday, July 9, 2018|9:38 p.m.
Updated 29 minutes ago
An extreme thunderstorm caution was released Monday night for most of the valley, as a storm moving into the area produced lightning and strong winds, inning accordance with the National Weather Condition Service.
As of 9:20 p.m., an effective storm was located in the eastern valley and rapidly moving southwest.
Wind gusts of approximately 60 miles per hour were threatening to trigger damage to roofings and trees, officials stated. The warning was in impact till 10:15 p.m., although rains continued well after.
The primary hazards are heavy rain and flooding, lighting and strong winds, authorities said.
A gust of 68 mph was recorded at around 9:30 p.m. at McCarran International Airport, and dust was swirling across the valley, authorities stated.