Snow and Cold a Safe Bet for NYE in…Las Vegas?
In capital city of odds and wagers it looks as if cold and even snow may be a safe bet this New Year’s Eve – forecasts in Las Vegas have New Year’s Eve snow at 70 percent, along with a 32-degree low. Although on key element, moisture, as been somewhat elusive it will be cold.
Meteorologists have been warning tourists that the need to dress warmly and wear footwear with good traction. Neither of which are what any Vegas tourist is looking forward in a NYE outfit. Some 340,000 people are expected to pack the Strip and Las Vegas’ downtown Fremont area for festivities.
Pyrotechnics specialists organizing the fireworks show discharged from the rooftops of seven casinos were confident that snow wouldn’t effect the event. Michael Mack of Las Vegas Events stated that strong winds was the only weather that would shut down the event entirely and that it never had in fourteen years.
Snow, however, could spell trouble for the airlines. Airplanes coming into Las Vegas will have to bring their own deicing equipment. Las Vega’s McCarran International Airport doesn’t have any on hand and isn’t required to!
Where ever you are spending NYE and whatever the weather have a safe and happy holiday!