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Record Cold In Northern Nevada, Freeze Warning In Las Vegas

ELKO, Nev. (AP) — Record cold weather is gripping much of northern Nevada where overnight lows dropped below zero and a freeze warning remains in effect into Thursday for parts of southern Nevada, including Las Vegas.

The National Weather Service says low temperatures fell to minus 4 Wednesday in Ely and Eureka, 1 above in Winnemuca and 2 in Elko.


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Eureka set a record at 2-below on Tuesday, breaking the old mark of 5 set in 1991. The low of 7 in Elko Tuesday also broke the old record of 8 set in 1917. Winnemucca tied the low of 7 set in 1970.


Sub-freezing temperatures also were reported in southern Nevada, where a freeze warning remains in effect Wednesday night until 10 a.m. Thursday for Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, Henderson and Boulder City.