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Wednesday: Sunny with a high near 100 degrees

Wednesday will be sunny, with a high near 100 degrees in Pahrump, according to the National Weather Service. Calm wind becoming west-southwest 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.

Wednesday night will be mostly clear, with a low around 75 degrees. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph becoming southeast after midnight.

The Clark County Department of Air Quality issued an advisory for today and Thursday for potentially elevated levels of ozone and smoke due to multiple wildfires burning in Southern California.

There is a haze over the Pahrump Valley, so residents should take the same precautions neighboring Clark County is, as conditions are similar.

Officials say smoke is made of small dust particles and other pollutants that can aggravate respiratory diseases and contribute to ground-level ozone formation.

People who may be most sensitive to elevated levels of ozone and fine particles include individuals with respiratory problems, cardiac disease, young children or senior citizens.

Contact reporter Mick Akers at makers@pvtimes.com. On Twitter: @mickakers

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