Travel & RV Weather Forecast a.m. Tuesday 18 January

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  • Ground Blizzard, and Snow for northern Minnesota and northern Michigan today.
  • Arctic front drops southward through the Central U.S. tonight and Wednesday, bringing rain mixed with frozen precipitation to the Tennessee Valley.
  • Chance of isolated severe thunderstorms Wednesday over the lower Mississippi River Valley.

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Here’s the long-range travel & RV weather outlook (updated Monday afternoon)

— South-central WA; north-central, eastern, southern and southwestern OR; portions of northeast CA; southwest and southern ID; northwest UT: Dense Fog, Freezing Fog and Air Stagnation Advisories through midday today. I-5, I-80, I-84 impacted.

— Northwest, central and south-central MT: Winter Weather Advisories through tonight. Snow accumulations generally. 1-3 inches in the valleys and 3-6 inches in higher elevations. I-15, I-90, I-94 impacted.

— East-central and southeast NM; far-west TX: Wind Advisories this afternoon and early evening. Gusts 45 (northern portions) to 55 mph (elsewhere). I-10, I-20, I-40 impacted.

— Western and central ND; most of SD except southeast portion of state: Wind Advisories through this evening. Gusts 45-50 mph. I-29, I-90, I-94 impacted.

— Eastern ND: Winter from midday to midnight tonight for blowing snow and winds gusting to 55 mph creating near-blizzard conditions. I-29, I-94 impacted.

— Northeast and northern MN; MI Upper Peninsula: Winter Weather Advisories late this morning through this evening. 2-5 inches of snow expected. I-35, I-75 impacted.

— Eastern TX, most of LA, northern and central MS: Chance of isolated severe thunderstorms Wednesday. I-10, I-20, I-45, I-49, I-55 potentially impacted.

— Central TN: Freezing Fog Advisory through late this morning. I-24, I-40, I-65 impacted.

— Western NY between Buffalo and Erie PA and intersection I-81 and I-90: Winter Weather Advisory through mid-morning. 2-3 inches additional lake effect snows possible. I-81, I-90 impacted.

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