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Warm, pleasant temperatures expected for Labor Day weekend

The weather in the Pahrump Valley will be fairly uneventful for the holiday weekend and beyond.

Average to just below average high temperatures and sunny skies and will usher in the first week of September, the National Weather Service said.

A high temperature of 97 degrees is expected today, with breezy conditions, as winds will gust up 21 mph through tonight.

“No rain chances that far west, it’s all even east of Las Vegas,” said Caleb Steele, National Weather Service meteorologist. “It will be pretty breezy Friday, looking like winds sustained around 15 mph or so.”

Labor Day will see great weather to enjoy the extra day off, as a high of 88 degrees is expected, with sunny conditions, with the low dipping down to 64 degrees at night.

Tuesday through Thursday will see high temperatures ranging from 91 to 93 degrees, with sunny skies. Lows will be in the low 70s throughout those three days.

7-day forecast

Today: Sunny, high 97, low 69

Saturday: Sunny, high 94, low 67

Sunday: Sunny, high 90, low 64

Labor Day: Sunny, high 88, low 64

Tuesday: Sunny, high 91, low 64

Wednesday: Sunny, high 93, low 64

Thursday: Sunny, high 93, low 69

Source: The National Weather Service

Contact reporter Mick Akers at makers@pvtimes.com. Follow @mickakers on Twitter.

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