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Wind advisory extended in Southern Nevada

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Snow fell on the mountains surrounding Mesquite. (Nick Capra/Report It) Snow fell on the mountains surrounding Mesquite. (Nick Capra/Report It)
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -

A wind advisory has been extended to Thursday in the Las Vegas Valley. It will remain in effect until 3 p.m. 

FOX5 Meteorologist Cassandra Jones said peak winds are expected to reach the 40 to 50 mile per hour range. 

[RELATED: High winds topple signs, delay flights and cancel events in Las Vegas Valley]

North wind will bring the high temperature down into the low 50's on Thursday with mostly sunny skies. 

Thursday also marked the start of winter and some residents in Southern Nevada woke up to snow. 

Friday will be off to a cold start with temperatures in the low 30s and upper 20s. The afternoon high temperature is expected to reach 50 degrees. 

By the weekend, clouds will pass through bringing the temperature back up to the low 60s for Christmas Day. 

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