Wind advisory issued for Southern Nevada
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Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- The Las Vegas Valley will experience strong winds heading into the work week.
A strong Pacific storm will be bringing very gusty winds from the southwest to the area through this evening.
A high wind advisory for Lincoln and Mohave counties and portions of Clark County is in effect until 11 p.m. tonight. The high wind warning has been canceled.
The winds will be between 25 and 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph in Clark County and gusts up to 45 mph across Lincoln and Mohave counties.
In addition, there is a 30 percent chance of scattered showers and the Clark County Department of Air Quality has issued an air quality advisory for dust.
The advisory is in effect through Tuesday morning. At this time, unhealthy levels of dust are not occurring but it is possible.
Airborne dust is a form of inhalable air pollution which aggravates respiratory diseases such as bronchitis and asthma.
Motorists should use caution while driving, especially those in high-profile vehicles. Also, residents should take action to secure trash cans and outdoor furniture or anything else that can blow around and cause damage.