December 22, 2014
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Authorities in Las Vegas have issued a dust advisory and a fire weather watch for Thursday, when forecasts call for high winds and low humidity.
The National Weather Service says strong north winds are expected after a fast-moving storm sweeps through the region Thursday morning and afternoon.
Clark County air quality and environmental management officials are advising residents and construction site operators that winds might kick up blowing dust until Thursday evening.
The weather service says the watch area includes the Colorado River valley and southern Mohave County, Ariz., south of Interstate 40.
Sustained winds of 20 to 30 mph are expected, with gusts between 40 and 50 mph.
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