Rain fell for three hours in the Las Vegas area totaling more than an inch. An electrical fire was triggered in a building and many auto accidents were caused.
The storm caused power outages and shorted out traffic lights, jamming traffic.
A fire was started at Cheyenne Commons Shopping Center.
The fire affected several stores at the Center.
Damage to the building was estimated at $30,000.
The official total rainfall was .75 inches, however many areas received over an inch of rain.
It had been a dry year for Las Vegas.
It was predicted that more rain could fall.
The taxi cab authorities were alerted to aid stalled cars.
There were many accidents on on-ramps and off-ramps.
Low lying areas were closed. A railroad arm was stuck in the down position making it impossible to pass.
Fog was also present, causing reduced visibility.
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Source: Las Vegas Sun