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By Dennis Romero
For the second time in a week, it's snowed in the Las Vegas area.
The city of Henderson, just south east of Las Vegas, received about an inch of snow Wednesday night as temperatures dipped into the low 30s, according to the National Weather Service.
The western edges of the Las Vegas Valley saw up to an inch and a half of snow, according to federal forecasters.
Snow levels dropped to 2,000 feet, prompting white flurries and the accumulation of videos and photos on social media One local television reporter tweeted a photo of Luxor Hotel's light beam Illuminating snowfall on the Strip .
The weather closed down the state route 160 between Las Vegas and Pahrump before it was reopened with the help of snow plows.
Interstate 15 was slowly going as plows worked to clear the accumulation near Primm, according to Nevada Highway Patrol.
Utility NV Energy reported that 2,660 customers were without electricity late Wednesday.
Nellis Air Force Base northeast of the strip announced it would be closed Thursday due to the weather.