LAS VEGAS — A severe thunderstorm with strong winds swept through Las Vegas, knocking down trees and utility poles and scattering gamblers from the casino floor at Caesars Palace as flooding hit parts of the famed Strip. Some resorts on the Strip and Fremont Street were without power several hours after the fast-moving storm moved through the city at about 7 p.m. Friday. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that Clark County fire units also responded to several calls of people needing water rescue near the Strip. NV Energy was working on outages that affected 33,000 people across the Las Vegas …
Storm brings high water to Vegas Strip
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