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Travel and RV Weather Extended Outlook through Thursday 8 June

Travel and RV Weather Extended Outlook through Thursday 8 June

  • Today is the first day of the 2023 Atlantic Hurricane Season and on cue, Tropical Depression 02 has formed in the Northeast Gulf of Mexico. Minimal threat to the U.S. coastline.
  • High pressure still anchored firmly over the Central U.S. Only slow changes in the day-to-day weather.
  • Chances for organized severe thunderstorms are low throughout this period.
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Travel and RV Weather Extended Outlook through Tuesday 6 June

Travel and RV Weather Extended Outlook through Tuesday 6 June

  • “What you have is what you got.” Big, blocking high pressure over the center of the country will slow down the weather patterns this period.
  • Low pressure system likely to develop over Florida this weekend, the move off the Southeast Coast. There is a slight (10%) chance this system could develop tropical characteristics.
  • Daily showers and thunderstorms for the Rockies and western High Plains, Great Basin and California Sierra Nevada mountains.
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Travel and RV Weather Extended Outlook through Sunday 4 June.

Travel and RV Weather Extended Outlook through Sunday 4 June.

  • Back to the future? By the end of the week, the atmosphere could revert to the pattern we just had this past week: extensive showers, thunderstorms and some severe weather in the Rockies and High Plains, a coastal low over the Southeast, and dry conditions for the Midwest and Northeast.
  • Increased chance of severe thunderstorm potential the latter half of this week over the southern High Plains, central and southern Texas.
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Travel and RV Weather Extended Outlook through Thursday 1 June.

Travel and RV Weather Extended Outlook through Thursday 1 June.

  • Slow moving upper air pattern leads to weather that changes little from day to day for any individual location.
  • Coastal storm brings rain and wind to the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic for the first part of the holiday weekend.
  • Daily chances of scattered severe thunderstorms through Monday.
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Travel and RV Weather Extended Outlook through Tuesday 30 May, including Memorial Day Weekend

Travel and RV Weather Extended Outlook through Tuesday 30 May, including Memorial Day Weekend

  • Slow-moving coastal storm brings rain and wind to the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic through the holiday weekend.
  • Blocking upper air pattern leads to weather that changes little from day to day for any individual location.
  • Daily chances of severe thunderstorms. Most will be east of the southern Rockies or over the Central and Southern High Plains.
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Travel and RV Weather Extended Outlook through Memorial Day, Monday 29 May

Travel and RV Weather Extended Outlook through Memorial Day, Monday 29 May

  • Slow moving upper air pattern leads to weather that changes little from day to day for any individual location.
  • Slow-moving coastal storm brings rain and wind to the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic and Southern New England coasts Thursday through Sunday.
  • For Memorial Day weekend, expect pm showers and thunderstorms daily over northeast California, the interior Northwest and Inter-Mountain West, Northern Nevada, the Rockies, and the Plains.
  • Daily chances of severe thunderstorms. Most will be east of the southern Rockies or over the Central and Southern High Plains. Greatest risk for severe weather will be on Saturday.
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Travel and RV Weather Extended Outlook through Thursday 25 May

Travel and RV Weather Extended Outlook through Thursday 25 May

  • Overall a quiet Springtime weather pattern across the United States.
  • Minimal severe weather this weekend. Some severe weather potential returns to the High Plains early next week.
  • Much above normal temperatures for the Pacific Northwest and portions of California, the Great Basin and Inter-Mountain West. This warmth expands to the Northern Rockies and Northern Plains by early next week.
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Travel and RV Weather Extended Outlook through Tuesday 23 May

Travel and RV Weather Extended Outlook through Tuesday 23 May

  • Temperatures closer to normal west of I-5 by Sunday; but otherwise persistent heat remains in much of the West, Northwest, Great Basin, Inter-Mountain West and Northern Rockies.
  • Cold Front moves across the Central U.S. on Friday and the Atlantic and Gulf States by early weekend; steady rain for New Jersey and New England.
  • Minimal severe weather risk after Friday; most severe weather suppressed to Gulf Coast States, southern Texas and Florida.
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Travel and RV Weather Extended Outlook through Sunday 21 May

Travel and RV Weather Extended Outlook through Sunday 21 May

Extended outlooks are more general in nature and higher level than the daily short term forecasts. Beyond a week, there is often significant uncertainty in the location and intensity of specific weather events. I will note where there is less, or greater, confidence than normal in these extended outlooks. Click here for animations of the […]