High winds, snow expected this weekend

The Bee

MOHAVE COUNTY—Planning to spend the weekend outdoors? You may want to reschedule because it looks like Mother Nature will be bringing high winds and snow in parts of the region over the next two days.

The National Weather Service in Las Vegas issued a Winter Weather advisory for Mohave County and parts of Lincoln/Clark County.

The NWS reports wind speeds between 35-45 mph are expected to hit the Colorado River community around 7 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 22 and will stick around until late Friday. Wind gusts are expected to range anywhere between 20-30 mph.

Snow is expected for areas 4,000 feet and may drop down to 2,000 feet later in the day.

Temperatures will drop about 15 degrees below normal throughout the weekend.