More cold air will spill into the Silver State over Nevada Day Weekend. Bundle up at the Nevada Day Parade in Carson City and at the Wolf Pack game. The weather will moderate somewhat for Halloween into November. A few showers are possible next Thursday into Friday. -Jeff
By Christopher Weber, Damian Dovarganes, and Jordan Lebrija
By early Monday, remnants of the storm that first brought soaking rains to Mexico’s arid Baja California peninsula and the border city of Tijuana, threatened Nevada and as far north as Oregon and Idaho with flooding.
The U.S. National Weather Service said the greatest impacts in our area from Hurricane Hilary will be in Mineral, Lyon and Mono counties. More than an inch could fall in the Reno area and the Lake Tahoe basin.
Extreme, historic heat is in the forecast through Monday. Take precautions to avoid exposure and exertion during the hottest hours. Next week will not be as hot, but it will still be toasty. More intense heat is likely next weekend. -Jeff
Nearly a third of Americans were under extreme heat advisories, watches and warnings. The blistering heat wave was forecast to get worse this weekend for Nevada, Arizona and California, where desert temperatures were predicted to soar in parts past 120 degrees Fahrenheit.