Travel & RV Weather Forecast Friday 11 March

** High impact weather tonight and Saturday for the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic, and Northeast **

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  • Significant late winter cold front and storm impact the Eastern U.S. tonight and Saturday.
    • Heavy snow is expected from the eastern Great Lakes through the Northeast.
    • However, I expect the snow to stay west of I-95.
    • Thunderstorms capable of damaging wind, isolated hail, and a few tornadoes are possible across parts of the Southeast to the Mid-Atlantic tonight into Saturday.
  • Rain for the Pacific Northwest Saturday afternoon and night.
  • High winds in the usual places across Montana and Wyoming.

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Here’s the long-range travel & RV weather outlook

For detailed weather information or routing recommendations, please submit an RV Weather Routing Request. Your local forecasts are always available here. Below are some highlights of significant weather, grouped by time zone:


— South-central OR: High Wind Watch Saturday afternoon through Sunday morning: Wind gusts to 65 mph. Highways impacted include US-395.

Southern CA Coastal Mountains and adjacent inland valleys: High Wind Warnings (Los Angeles County mountains) and Advisories through this afternoon. Wind gusts 50-60 mph. I-5, I-8, I-10, I-15, US-101 impacted.


— Northwest, central and south-central MT: High Wind Warnings, Watches and Advisories tonight through Saturday night. Gusts 50-75 mph, with highest wind gusts along the Rocky Mountain Front and the Beartooth Foothills and Livingston area. I-15, I-90 impacted.

— Southeast WY: High Wind Wind Warnings and Watches midday today through Saturday through Saturday night. Gusts 65-75 mph. I-25, I-80 impacted.

— Southeast NM: Winter Weather Advisory through midday today. Up to 2 inches additional snow possible.


— Northeast SD, northwest MN: Winter Weather Advisories for blowing snow in gusts up to 40 mph. I-29 impacted.

TX Panhandle and northern TX; OK; AR; southern and eastern MO; southern IL; western KY; western TN; northern MS: Winter Weather Advisories today and this evening. Snow accumulations generally 1-3 inches. Snow ending from west to east. Perhaps some freezing rain mixing in for the southern portions of this region. Major highways impacted include I-27, I-30, I-35, I-40, I-44, I-49, I-55, I-70.

— Most of eastern TX; southern LA; central and southern MS; AL; FL Panhandle; southwest GA: Wind Advisories today tonight and Saturday. Highest winds move across this region from west to east. Gusts 35-40 mph. I-10, I-20, I-30, I-35, I-49, I-55, I-59, I-65, I-75 impacted.


Northern AL; central and western TN; eastern KY; southern IN; southern and eastern OH; WV; western and northern VA; western and central MD; most of PA except southeastern portion of state; NY except Long Island and New York City; VT; central and northern NH; northern ME: Winter Storm Warnings Watches and Advisories tonight, Saturday and Saturday night. Snow ends from the south and west to the north and east. Accumulations will range from 3-6 inches in the southern and central portions of the warned area to 7-12 inches over parts of NY and New England. Snow will be accompanied by wind gusts 25-40 mph. Major highways impacted include: I-40, I-64, I-65, I-68, I-70, I-75, I-76, I-77, I-79, I-80, I-81, I-84, I-87, I-88, I-89, I-91, I-93. I-95 is to the east of this area and should stay OK.

— Most of northern FL and adjacent southern GA: Flood Watch through Saturday morning. I-10, I-75 potentially impacted.

Southern MS; southern and southeast AL; northern FL; most of GA; most of SC; central and eastern NC; southeast VA; DELMARVA Peninsula: Risk of severe thunderstorms Friday night and Saturday morning. Damaging winds, isolated hail and a few tornadoes are possible. Greatest risk along an axis from the FL Big Bend and eastern Panhandle northeastwards to Cape Hatteras NC.

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