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Record high temperatures expected this weekend

Record high temperatures expected this weekend

By Molly Waldron. CREATED Apr 20, 2012

 Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- The Las Vegas area is expected to see record-high temperatures this weekend as the hottest weather of the year rolls in.

Temperatures surged into the low-90s on Friday afternoon. Overnight lows are expected to drop to the low-70s.

For the next three days, high pressure will peak in intensity with temperatures hitting record levels. 

Saturday will see blazing sunshine with a high of 96 degrees, and temperatures could reach highs near 100 degrees on Sunday and Monday.

Watch Action News all weekend for more Weather First updates.