- Scattered strong to severe thunderstorms capable of damaging winds, large hail, and isolated flash flooding will be possible across parts of the Plains through Wednesday.
- Strong winds likely Wednesday in southwest New Mexico.
- Heavy rains may result in some flooding in the northern High Plains starting Thursday.
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From the RV Weather Summer Office in Moose Wyoming:
These are the most significant weather impacts to RV travel over the next two to three days. I do not list every area of rain, showers, or breezy winds. Please check out the animations and graphics for a good depiction of the weather along your route.
— Northeast CA; CA Sierra Nevada mountains; adjacent northwest and west-central NV: Flash Flood Watches through this evening. Afternoon and evening heavy showers and thunderstorms, combined with snowmelt and already saturated ground, will produce a risk of flash floods this afternoon and evening, and again Tuesday afternoon and evening. I-80, US-6, US-50, US-95, US-395 potentially impacted.
— Southern CA Salton Sea and Imperial Valley: Wind Advisory this afternoon through Wednesday morning. Gusts to 45 mph. I-8 impacted.
— Eastern CO: Widely scattered severe thunderstorms capable of 60-80 mph wind gusts and large hail will be possible late this afternoon and evening. I-70, I-76 potentially impacted.
— Eastern CO; northeast and east-central NM: Strong to severe thunderstorms producing large hail and strong wind gusts possible Wednesday afternoon and evening. I-40, I-70, I-76 potentially impacted.
— Portions of west-central and central NM: Red Flag (fire danger) warning midday Wednesday through Wednesday evening. Gusts to 35 mph. I-25, I-40 impacted.
— Central and eastern MT: Slight risk of flash flooding Thursday and Thursday night. 1-2 inches of rain possible. I-90, I-94 potentially impacted.
— Eastern NM: Isolated strong to severe thunderstorms producing hail and strong gusts are possible Thursday afternoon and evening. I-40 potentially impacted.
— Southwest NE; western KS; OK Panhandle; northern TX Panhandle: Widely scattered severe thunderstorms capable of 60-80 mph wind gusts and large hail will be possible late this afternoon and evening. I-70, I-80 potentially impacted.
— Northeast; central and south-central MN; western IA; remainder of NE; northern KS: Isolated strong to severe thunderstorms capable of producing hail and strong wind gusts are possible late this afternoon and evening. I-29, I-35, I-70, I-80, I-90, I-94 potentially impacted.
— Southwest NE; western KS; OK and TX Panhandles: Strong to severe thunderstorms producing large hail and strong wind gusts possible Wednesday afternoon and evening. I-27, I-40, I-70, I-80 potentially impacted.
— Most of OK and TX Panhandles; northwest TX: Isolated strong to severe thunderstorms producing hail and strong gusts are possible Thursday afternoon and evening. I-27, I-40 potentially impacted.
— Portion of northwest MS: Flash Flood Watch through mid-June for potential failure of Arkabutla Dam on the Coldwater River. I-55 potentially impacted.
— No significant weather impacts to RV travel today or Wednesday.
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