LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) – Flights traveling to Las Vegas are experiencing hours-long delays as low clouds continue to descend on the valley on Thursday morning.

According to FlightAware, over 400 flights have been delayed so far in and out of Harry Reid International Airport, though only 66 flights have been canceled outright. A majority of the flights canceled and delayed have been out of Southwest Airlines.

A Winter Storm Warning is in effect from 4 a.m. on Thursday through 4 p.m. on Friday. Rainfall is expected throughout the valley during the warning, with showers moving in during the morning and becoming more widespread through the afternoon and evening.

Heavy snow is also anticipated in the Spring Mountains and any area above 6000 feet in elevation. About 1 to 2 feet of snowfall is expected in the area.

Previously high temperatures will fall back into the mid-50s range as wind gusts blow through the valley at 20-30 mph.

For the latest forecast, check out the FOX5 First Alert Weather forecast.


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