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High Winds Eexpected In Las Vegas Area

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The National Weather Service and local officials are warning of the possibility of damaging high winds across a wide swath of the Mojave Desert from Las Vegas to Southern California. A wind advisory […]

CBS Las Vegas–04/14/2015

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Air Quality Advisory Issued For Dust

LAS VEGAS—Due to recent, widespread high winds, Clark County Department of Air Quality (DAQ) officials are advising residents and operators of local construction sites of the possibility of blowing dust Wednesday afternoon and evening through […]

CBS Las Vegas–04/01/2015

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Firefighters Lose Ground To 2 Big Wildfires

Two mountain wildfires raged Tuesday in Nevada, where firefighters worked to gain the upper hand on a blaze near Las Vegas that kept hundreds of people from their homes and another southwest of Reno that jumped in size a day earlier.