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Storms quickly move into the valley, producing hail, gusts, and power outages

Heavy rains move into the Las Vegas valley on Monday, April 3, 2017. (Bradford Boyer/KSNV)

UPDATE (3:15 p.m.): According to NV Energy's outage center, more than 3,100 customers are without power, up from more than 580 around 2:30 p.m.

UPDATE (2:35 p.m.): According to NV Energy's outage center, approximately 580 customers are without power, down from more than 11,000 earlier this afternoon.

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A storm system is moving through Southern Nevada, bring quite the punch of weather.

The system, entering from the northwest, is producing small hail, 40 mph wind gusts, and rain.

The system will continue to move southeast through the valley.

Some areas are already experiencing large puddles in intersections.

The line of thunderstorms is also producing quick periods of heavy rain, expected to continue through the afternoon.

According to NV Energy's outage center, approximately 11,290 customers are without power, as of 1:50 p.m.

The bulk of the outages is in the area of the U.S. 95 - Summerlin Parkway interchange in the west valley.

Most of the outages are attributed to equipment and power restoration is estimated between 3:15 - 4:15 p.m.


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