LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Rain has produced some flooding in the Red Rock Canyon area Friday morning.
State Route 159 and Calico Basin Road have seen an inch and a half of rain in the past 24 hours, according to equipment that monitors rain for the Regional Flood Control District.
FROM @RTCSNV: @RedRockCynLV ROAD CLOSED by flooding. @RegionalFlood rain gauge has recorded more than an inch and a half of rain in the past 24 hours. Updates on @8NewsNow throughout the day #8NN @ClarkCountyNV #NVwx @NWSVegas https://t.co/LCZhEC62U9 pic.twitter.com/bNvjpRBFsD
Closures have not affected the scenic loop.
#FASTALERT 7:25 AM, Dec 24 2021
Flooding on the Road
SR159 – Red Rock Canyon Rd – Calico Basin Road
All lanes blocked
Both Directions
Use other routes
Expect delays
A chance of rain continues through the morning before moving on and leaving us with a mostly sunny but breezy-to-windy Christmas Eve afternoon.
Southwest winds will be up to 30mph. We’ll try for a high of 60 today, with a low tonight around 40 under a mostly clear sky.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.
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