Bold Lightning Accompanies Las Vegas Downpour

A dramatic lightning display lit up the Las Vegas night sky as the region experienced heavy flooding on Thursday, August 11.

The National Weather Service issued a flood advisory for the region and predicted heavy rain, gusty winds, and frequent lightning in the area.

Flooding hit casinos and the popular Las Vegas strip in what meteorologists said was “the wettest monsoon season in 10 years.” Credit: Kevin Janison via Storyful

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