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Summer storms cause flash flooding in Vegas Valley

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Heavy rains cause street flooding in Las Vegas Valley (Photo: Kim Lum) Heavy rains cause street flooding in Las Vegas Valley (Photo: Kim Lum)
HENDERSON, NV (FOX5) -

Thunderstorms rolled through the Las Vegas Valley Wednesday morning.

A Flash Flood Watch was first extended into Southern Nevada before 3:30 a.m. with storms developing over Lake Mead.

Doppler radar spotted the heaviest rainfall in east Las Vegas, Henderson, and Anthem areas of town. 

Multiple car crashes and road closures due to flooding were also reported around the Valley.

A Flash Flood Warning was then extended for Clark and Mohave Counties according to the National Weather Service.

Southern Nevada is in the midst of monsoon season and there is a chance for thunderstorms throughout the rest of the week.

Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman reported Wednesday's storms brought in about 14 feet of water at the detention basin near the Henderson airport. 

Stay with FOX5 for continued weather coverage and updates.

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