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Excessive Heat Warning Continues Through Thursday

Windy, Slightly Cooler Weather On Tap For The Weekend

June 11, 2019 - 6:30 am
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LAS VEGAS, NV - (KXNT) An Excessive Heat Warning continues Thursday for Las Vegas. The warning has been in effect since Tuesday, as the Valley's experienced its hottest temperatures so far for 2019. The forecast high for Las Vegas Thursday is expected to be 106 degrees, while some parts of town could creep toward the 110 mark.

We'll get a bit of a break on the temperatures heading into the weekend, with some windy conditions as well. High temps Friday through Monday are expected to hover around 102, with sunny and dry conditions

Meanwhile, Clark County has opened three shelters where homeless can escape the heat. Those shelters are: 

- Catholic Charities - 1511 North Las Vegas Blvd. LV 89101 (702) 385-2662 7 a.m. - 3 p.m. For men.

- Salvation Army - 35 W. Owens Ave. LV 89030 (702) 701-5369 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. For adults.

- Shade Tree - 1 W. Owens Ave. LV 89030 (702) 385-0072 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. For women and children.

 

Also, the following "cooling stations" will be in operation:

Cambridge Recreation Center* 3930 Cambridge Street (north of E. Flamingo Blvd) Hours: 7am-8pm

Hollywood Recreation Center* 1650 S. Hollywood Blvd (north of American Beauty Ave) Hours: 6am-8pm

Walnut Recreation Center* 3075 N. Walnut Road (south of E. Cheyenne Avenue) 7am-8pm

Dula Gymnasium 441 East Bonanza Road (near Las Vegas Blvd North) Hours: 9am-9pm

Downtown Recreation Center 105 W. Basic Road Henderson Hours: 6am-8pm

Pearson Community Center* 1625 West Carey Avenue (west of N. Martin Luther King Blvd) Hours: : 8am-8pm

Courtyard Homeless Resource Center* 1401 Las Vegas Blvd. North (enter at 310 Foremaster Lane) Hours: 24 hours all days

(Places marked with a * welcome pets, as long as they're in a carrier or on a leash)