Travel & RV Weather Forecast a.m. Thursday 18 November 2021

  • Strong Cold Front pushes east, producing the season’s first significant Lake Effect Snows for Ohio, Pennsylvania and New York.
  • Next Pacific storm rolls in this afternoon to the Northwest and Northern California.
  • Expect heavy rain showers in central and southern Florida this evening and tonight.

For more information, check out the latest weather animations.

Here’s a long-range travel & RV weather outlook for Thanksgiving week.

— North-central, northeast WA, far-northern ID: Winter Weather Advisories this afternoon through Friday morning. 2-5 inches snow expected. Significant snows should remain north of I-90.

— North-central CA Siskiyou County: Wind Advisory this afternoon and tonight. Gusts to 50 mph. I-5 impacted.

— Southeast WY: High Wind Watches and Warnings late this afternoon through midday Friday. Gusts to 70 mph. I-80 between mile-markers 240 and 290; I-25 between mile-markers 60 and 80 will be highly impacted.

— Far-west TX, adjacent NM: Wind Advisory through midmorning. Gusts to 45 mph. I-10 impacted.

— Northwest Upper Peninsula MI: Winter Weather Advisory today. 4-7 inches snow likely.

— Southwest LA and adjacent TX: Dense Fog Advisories through early this morning. I-10 impacted.

— Southern MS, southwest AL, extreme western FL Panhandle: Dense Fog Advisories through midmorning. I-10, I-59, I-65 impacted.

— Northeast OH, northwest PA, far-western NY: Winter Storm Watch (PA) and Winter Weather Advisories this evening through midday Friday for Lake Effect Snows. 4-7 inches likely. I-79 and I-90 (including portions of NY Thruway and Ohio Turnpike) will be impacted.

— Western NY downwind Lake Ontario. Winter Weather Advisory this evening through midday Friday for 4-8 inches Lake Effect snow. Heaviest snows on Tug Hill Plateau. I-81 impacted.

— Far-northern ME: Winter Weather Advisory through midmorning for Freezing Rain. Impacts should remain north of I-95.

— FL Central and Southern Peninsula: Heavy rainshowers and thunderstorms late this afternoon and this evening. Possible localized flash flooding.

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