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Severe Storms Trigger Power Outages, Flash Flooding in Las Vegas


Las Vegas strip

LAS VEGAS (KTLA) — Severe thunderstorms brought lightning, 70 mph wind gusts and significant amounts of rain to the Las Vegas valley Friday.

The high winds and lightning strikes knocked down trees and power-lines, resulting in scattered power outages across the area.

As of 11 p.m. 33,000 customers were without power.

There were also reports of flash flooding.