Gusty wind conditions will remain a factor in the Las Vegas region at least through Monday, according to the National Weather Service.
A red flag warning runs from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday for all of Clark and Nye counties along with portions of Lincoln County as well as northwest Arizona,
High Fire Danger on Sunday! ⚠️🔥
Gusty northwest winds coupled with single-digit relative humidities will result in high danger of fire starts and rapid fire spreads. 🔥
— NWS Las Vegas (@NWSVegas) April 30, 2022
Northwest winds will gust to 35 mph in areas northwest of Las Vegas and southeast winds as strong as 35 mph are expected for areas near and southeast of Las Vegas.
Afternoon humidity will be 8-15 percent and near 15 percent in higher elevations. Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not recommended.
Las Vegas should see a high near 86 on Sunday. Southwest winds of 10-18 mph will become northwest in the afternoon with gusts to 26 mph.
The Monday morning low will be around 59 before rising to about 90. Winds will be slightly lighter with gusts projected to 23 mph.