LAST NV Just before 11 a.m. on Friday, the lights on the 130,000 square foot video screen were turned back on, but instead of the spectacle that guests have come to expect from the LED canopy hanging over the pedestrian promenade at the Fremont Street Experience, they displayed computer codes rebooting.
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After flash floods and monsoonal rain Thursday night produced a water and light show that the locals won’t soon forget, ArrowRightCleanup was well under way. What began with howling wind and flashing lightning finally made its way indoors, drenching slot machines and carpeting at various casinos due to leaky roofs.
Several downtown hotels, including the Golden Nugget, lost power to their exterior lights due to a lightning strike outside. There were floodwaters that turned the Linq hotel’s parking lot resemble a series of white-water rapids, heavily dripping light fixtures at Caesars Palace, and a shower inside Planet Hollywood. kept playing right through the downpour was one gamer at the Fremont Hotel and Casino.
Following monsoonal rain on July 28, water rushed into casinos and inundated highways in Las Vegas. (Storyful video) The Las Vegas Weather Service advised people to seek shelter immediately as wind gusts were expected to reach 70 mph. Seven persons were saved from rapid water by Las Vegas Fire