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Flash flooding on Lee Canyon, Deer Creek roads threatening bridge to Whispering Pines

Clean up of debris after flash floods near Mount Charleston. A diversion dam was built three years ago near Rainbow Subdivion to prevent water damage to homes on days like today. 7/24/17 (Christy Wilcox | KSNV)

Several people are sheltered in place Monday as flash flooding conditions threaten to take out the bridge that leads to Whispering Pines.

The flooding on Lee Canyon and Deer Creek roads is threatening the bridge, according to Clark County Fire Department Deputy Fire Chief Jeff Buchanan.

Five people are in place at the McWilliams campground; six are in shelter at the ski resort; and an unknown are in the Girl Scout camp.

One engine and an CCFD incident commander are on the scene. The Nevada Department of Transportation is responding.

Also, Spring Mountains Visitors Center reported heavy hail, rain and lightning before noon.

Check back for updates.

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