Temperatures will peak on Wednesday before cooler air and wind return later this week.
After highs around 100° this afternoon, overnight low temperatures fall back into the 70s. The forecast high on Wednesday reaches 105° under mostly sunny skies. It will be a little breezy in the afternoon with gusts in the 20-30 mph range.
The wind will continue to increase Thursday with peak wind gusts pushing 40 mph. The forecast high hits 103°. That wind is a sign of cooler air coming in for the weekend.
We'll keep it gusty on Friday with a forecast high of 96° in Las Vegas. Summer arrives at 8:54 a.m. Friday morning. Saturday will be even cooler with sunny skies and a forecast high at 92°. Sunday stays in the mid 90s with a forecast high of 96°.