... Hard freeze warning remains in effect until 9 am PST /10 am MST/
A hard freeze warning remains in effect for much of the Mojave
Desert until 9 am PST /10 am MST/ Friday.
* Locations and low temperatures... Las Vegas Valley... mid to
upper 20s. Pahrump area... upper teens to low 20s. Colorado River
valley... upper 20s to low 30s. Mesquite area... upper teens to
low 20s. Southern Clark County... mid to upper 20s. Kingman
area... upper teens. Meadview area... mid 20s. Barstow area... mid
to upper 20s. Baker area... upper 20s. Yucca and morongo
valleys... mid to upper 20s. Death Valley area... upper 20s to
* Freeze impacts: in many areas these will be the first
freezing temperatures experienced this season. Protect
sensitive plants and exposed irrigation plumbing which may
be damaged. Pets may suffer if left outdoors. Run pool pumps
overnight to limit the potential for damage.
A hard freeze warning means sub-freezing temperatures are imminent
or highly likely. These conditions will kill crops and other
sensitive vegetation... and may damage exposed plumbing.
... Daily temperature records set yesterday across the area...
At Las Vegas the high temperature at McCarran International Airport
was only 45 degrees. This breaks the previous record low maximum for
this date of 50 degrees set back in 2009. Records for Las Vegas date
back to 1937.
On Mt Charleston Nevada... the high at the co-op station in Kyle
Canyon was only 24 degrees which breaks the record low maximum for
this date of 29 which was set back in 1992. Continuous records for
Mt Charleston date to may 1980.
... Daily precipitation records set yesterday across the area...
Desert rock Airport and North Las Vegas Airport both measured a
trace of precipitation yesterday. No precipitation has ever been
recorded at these two airports on December 4th for the period of
The above information is preliminary and is subject to a final
review before being certified by the National climatic data center.
12/04/2013 0600 am
Colorado City, Mohave County.
Snow e2.5 inch, reported by law enforcement.
Colorado City Police Department estimated 2 to 3 inches
of snow at an elevation of 5100 feet.
12/04/2013 0645 am
2 miles se of Cedar Hills, Mohave County.
Snow m2.5 inch, reported by trained spotter.
A spotter measured 2.5 inches of snow at an elevation of