Warm weather ahead
Las Vegas will enjoy the benefit of clear skies and warm weather this week, as temperatures stay a few degrees above normal.
The National Weather Service is forecasting a high today of 85 degrees, with sunny skies and a light northerly wind.
Weather service records show the normal high temperature for this date is 79 degrees and the record high is 95 degrees, set in 1940. The normal low for this date is 55 degrees, and the record low of 36 degrees was set in 1943.
At 6:30 a.m., the temperature at McCarran International Airport was 64 degrees, which was the low for the day.
The forecast calls for high temperatures in the mid 80s for the rest of the week, with lows in the 60s through Wednesday morning, the weather service said.