Lake Mead drought update by Sin City Outdoors, Nevada

Lake Mead drought update by Sin City Outdoors, Nevada

Sin City Outdoors ventured out to Lake Mead in Nevada again, showing what lies down at the bottom of a rapidly declining lake. Lake Mead, filled by the Colorado River, is the source of nearly 90% of Southern Nevada’s water.

Record cold and snow engulf California and Nevada, U.S.

Record cold and snow engulf California and Nevada, U.S.

Back-to-back cold fronts brought record temperatures and heavy snow to California beginning Friday, November 6, 2020, after months of hot weather and wildfires in the state. Single-day snowfall records were also broken in several areas in Nevada. In California, a…

Strong and shallow M6.5 earthquake hits Nevada, aftershocks reported, U.S.

Strong and shallow M6.5 earthquake hits Nevada, aftershocks reported, U.S.

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.5 hit SW Nevada, near the border with California, at 11:03 UTC (04:03 LT) on May 15, 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 7 km (4 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.4 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The…

Las Vegas surpassed its annual average rainfall in just 5 months

Las Vegas surpassed its annual average rainfall in just 5 months

Las Vegas has surpassed its yearly average rainfall on May 9 with 114.5 mm (4.51 inches) recorded since January 1. The annual average for the city is 106.4 mm (4.19 inches). May average is 3 mm (0.12 inches). The city has already experienced its wettest May 9 and 10…