BREAKING NEWS: Flash flood warning

LAS VEGAS -- The National Weather Service in Las Vegas has issued a flash flood warning for west central Clark County until 5:45 p.m. Tuesday.

At 2:40 p.m., weather service Doppler radar indicated flash flooding from a thunderstorm over west central Clark County, or 16 miles northeast of Mt. Charleston.

The storm producing flash flooding was nearly stationary near U.S. 95 and Lee Canyon road. Locations impacted include U.S. 95 between mile markers 103 and 111 and the lower end of Lee Canyon Road near U.S. 95.

This is the same area that flooded last week forcing the Nevada Department of Transportation to close the highway.

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for west central Mohave County in northwest Arizona and extreme south central Clark County until 7 p.m.

At 3:55 p.m., weather service Doppler radar indicated flash flooding from a thunderstorm near Bullhead City. The storm producing flash flooding was moving west around 5 mph. several inches of water along with possible debris can be expected in low lying spots as well as on roads where washes empty. Normally flood prone areas such as the Bullhead City Parkway will be impacted.

Locations impacted include Bullhead City, Laughlin and Big Bend Recreation Area.


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