Flash flood warning issued for portions of Clark County
Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for west central Clark County.
The warning will stay in place until 5:30 p.m. on Sunday.
At 2:30 p.m., the Clark County Fire Department reported major flooding ongoing in the Rainbow Canyon Area.
Although the rain has ended, water and debris will continue flowing down the mountain and may eventually reach the northwest corner of the Las Vegas Valley.
Locations impacted include Harris Springs Canyon, Kyle Canyon Wash, Centennial Hills, Highway 157 and Highway 95.
Heavy rainfall is falling on the Carpenter 1 wildfire burn area. This will cause water and mud flow down Harris Springs Canyon, possibly over Kyle Canyon Road and into the northwest corner of the Las Vegas Valley near Grand Teton and Grand Canyon.
According to NHP, Highway 160 northbound up to Tecopa is closed. Highway 157 is now partially open but authorities are still having issues in some spots.
Highway 158 has reopened to traffic.
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