Las Vegas Gets Hit Hard By Flooding

Henderson, NV flooding (Courtesy of Las Vegas Sun)

As is often the case when you get clusters of thunderstorms develope over the Las Vegas Valley, it doesn’t take much to flood the city. The desert landscape as well as the amount of concrete means there’s little room for the water to escape once it hits the ground and that was the case during Wednesday. ‘Clusters’ of thunderstorms crossed the Las Vegas Valley causing 2-3 inches of rain within just a few hours. This flooded most roads in Vegas, closing many and causing travel headaches and well over 100 accidents. Many caused by people not slowing down or turning around when they should’ve.

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