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By Denis Romero
For the second time this week it was raining in the Las Vegas area. The winter storm, passing southwest on Wednesday, lowered the temperature and precipitated.
The town of Henderson, southeast of Las Vegas, received about one centimeter of snow on Wednesday night after the temperatures fell in the low 30s.
The western end of the valley in Las Vegas saw an inch and a half snow, the federal forecasts said.
Snow levels fell to 2,000 feet, causing white waves and the accumulation of videos and social media pictures. A local TV reporter published a photo of the light beam of the luxury hotel a sanctifying snowfall in Gaza . Time closed the state route 160 between Las Vegas and Paherp before it was opened again with snow plows.
Interstate 15 moves slowly while the plows are working to clear their accumulation near Primm, according to the Nevada Highway patrol.
Utility NV Energy reported that 2660 customers were out of power late on Wednesday. announced it will be closed on Thursday due to weather. "Only the mission personnel will appear at a duty as planned," said the base on Facebook.
The area was struck by surprise snow on Sundays and Mondays, sending the National Meteorological Service to explain what had happened. for NBC News and is headquartered in Los Angeles.