Thunderstorm, Hail Hit Las Vegas Valley

LAS VEGAS -- At 9:35 p.m., the National Weather Service showed the storm had moved 14 miles northeast of North Las Vegas and was moving north at 35 mph.

The National Weather Service has received numerous reports of nickel to quarter-sized hail falling in the valley.

SLIDESHOW: Powerful Storm Tears Through Southern Nevada

Central Clark County, including northeast Las Vegas, was under a severe thunderstorm warning until 9:45 p.m. Thursday.

The thunderstorm was located near Anthem and the Henderson Executive Airport and was moving northeast at 25 mph.

Hail was reported around the Las Vegas valley, including at Red Rock National Conservation Area, Summerlin, Rainbow and Twain, Green Valley and the Hard Rock Casino.

A flash flood warning was in effect until 10:15 p.m. Thursday night. Locations affected included Summerlin, North Las Vegas, Nellis Air Force Base, North Las Vegas Airport, Lone Mountain, Centennial Hills, Aliante and the northern end of Kyle Canyon Road to Mount Charleston.

Flooding has been reported near Desert Inn Road and Jones Boulevard.

The weather briefly interrupted the transmission of the Senate debate being aired on 8 News NOW.


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