Ethan Miller/Getty Images Visitors take photos at the Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign as it snows during a winter storm Wednesday in Las Vegas. LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 21: A wintry mix of precipitation falls during an unusually cold winter storm system on February 21, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. Some parts of Los Angeles County received a brief dusting of snow during the storm. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images) Sound The gallery will resume inseconds LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - FEBRUARY 21: People walk in front of mountains covered in snow during a winter storm on February 21, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The rare event in Las Vegas dumped up to eight inches of snow in some parts of the city. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images) LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - FEBRUARY 21: Mountains and desert plants are covered in snow during a winter storm on February 21, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The rare event in Las Vegas dumped up to eight inches of snow in some parts of the city. … [Read more...] about It snowed where? Try LA. And Vegas. And Phoenix. And Tucson.
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Flags placed at gravesites at the Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Boulder City on Saturday, May 26, 2018. (Richard Brian/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @vegasphotograph The Las Vegas Valley this week will be sunny and warm, according to the National Weather Service. Monday will see a high of 93 degrees, followed by respective highs of 98 and 100 on Tuesday and Wednesday. Winds will pick up with gusts up to 25 mph Wednesday and Thursday as a weak system moves through the valley, the weather service said. Temperatures will cool down briefly behind the weather system. Highs on Thursday and Friday should be near 94, but temperature are expected to return to the upper 90s by the weekend, according to the weather service. No rain is expected this week in the valley, and skies will be mostly sunny with a few passing high clouds. Contact Rio Lacanlale at [email protected] or 702-383-0381. Follow @riolacanlale on Twitter. … [Read more...] about Clear skies, warm temps through week in Las Vegas Valley
Baldwinsville, N.Y -- Alex Tuch's path from Baldwinsville to stardom has unfolded in plain sight, including showcase stretches with Boston College, the U.S. National team, Iowa of the AHL and Minnesota and Vegas of the NHL. But his most important strides along the way have come with no one watching, which is exactly the point. During the summer, Tuch works clinics with one of his Syracuse youth hockey coaches, Scott Montagna. Conditioning drills include goal line to goal line sprints. Tuch will watch silently as the youngsters peel off a couple feet shy of the far line, cutting short their loops. He explains to them afterward the error of their ways. If you do that same drill a hundred times during the summer and round it off just 24 inches each rep, that's 200 feet more of skating a driven player like Tuch will have put in on that exercise alone. Then multiply that over and over. Who will eventually be the better player, Tuch or the the shortcut-taker? And what's the long-term … [Read more...] about Alex Tuch’s journey from Baldwinsville to Stanley Cup Final in Vegas had no shortcuts
Visitors walk around Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area in Las Vegas on Monday, May 7, 2018. Andrea Cornejo Las Vegas Review-Journal @dreacornejo Below normal temperatures in the Las Vegas Valley over the long weekend will make way for warmer weather later in the week, according to the National Weather Service. “We’re enjoying below normal temperatures especially today, where we’re seeing temperatures 10 degrees below normal,” meteorologist Barry Pierce said of the 82-degree high on Saturday. “Then tomorrow we cut that in half.” Sunday will follow with an 86-degree high and light winds up to 10 mph. Memorial Day will hit 94 degrees “as we transition back into those warmer temperatures,” Pierce said. Tuesday and Wednesday should reach highs near 99 degrees. Rain is not in the valley’s weather forecast through at least Wednesday. Temperatures this time of year typically average about 93 degrees, the weather service said. … [Read more...] about Below normal temps in Las Vegas over Memorial Day weekend
Commuters, who declined to give their names, wearing large hat and holding un umbrella to protect themselves from the sunlight wait at a bus stop on Tropicana Avenue on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, in Las Vegas. Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal @bizutesfaye Memorial Day weekend in the Las Vegas Valley will be breezy and cool for this time of year, according to the National Weather Service. Highs across the valley Friday will be in the upper 80s, with a forecast high of 88 at McCarran International Airport — the weather service’s official recording site. Saturday will cool down even more to around a high of 82, followed by a high of 87 on Sunday, said meteorologist Alex Boothe. Temperatures in the valley around this time of year average about 92 degrees. Breezy conditions are expected through the weekend, with gusts up to 30 mph on Friday. The weather service also has issued a lake wind advisory Friday as gusts are expected to reach about 35 mph at Lake Mead National … [Read more...] about Memorial Day weekend in Las Vegas to start cool, finish warm