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T-Storms Pound Las Vegas Area – Again

Pic. from Steve Simpson and the Las Vegas National Weather Service shows towering t-storm near Las Vegas.  For the second day in a row, thunderstorms blossomed over S. Nevada.  Las Vegas had wind gusts over 40 mph.  Mercury, Nevada recorded a wind gust to 68 mph.  Pahrump had a gust to 60 mph.  There was one fatality from flooding and several major roads were temporarily closed due to flooding and debris/mudslides.   1″ hail was reported in Barstow CA.  Death Valley CA had 0.04″ of rain and the temp. never got below 88 degrees!  Very good pics. of the flooding and…