Travel & RV Weather Forecast Friday 16 December

  • Heavy snow today for New York and New England; Lake effect snows this weekend for western New York.
  • High winds through Sunday across I-80 in southeast Wyoming.
  • Blizzard finally dies out over the western High Plains.

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— Portions of northeast, central and southeast WA; portions of northeast, central and southwest OR: Dense Fog and Freezing Fog Advisories through late morning. I-5, I-82, I-84, I-90 impacted.

— Southern CA coast, mountains and valleys northwest, north and northeast of Los Angeles: Wind Advisory through this afternoon. Gusts to 45 mph. I-5, I-10, US-101 impacted.


— Eastern MT: Blizzard Warning continues through mid-morning. Up to an additional inch of snow and wind gusts to 40 mph. I-94 impacted.

Southeast MT; eastern WY: Winter Weather Advisories today for blowing snow. Wind gusts 35-55 mph. I-25, I-90 impacted.

Southeast WY: High Wind Warnings and Watches through Sunday morning. Gusts to 65 mph. I-25, I-80 impacted.


Most of ND and SD; north-central NE: Blizzard Warnings continue today. 1-3 inches additional snow and wind gusts to 55 mph. I-29, I-90, I-94 impacted.

Eastern ND; western and southwest MN; southeast SD; north-central NE; northern IA: Winter Storm Warnings (SD, NE) and Advisories An additional inch of snow possible with wind gusts 40-50 mph. I-29, I-90, I-94 impacted.

Western NE: Winter Weather Advisories through midday today for blowing snow. Wind gusts to 50 mph. I-80, US-20, US-26 impacted.

Portions of western NE: High Wind Warning through midday today. Gusts to 70 mph. I-80, US-20, US-26 impacted.

Northeast MN along the Lake Superior Shoreline and Arrowhead: Winter Weather Advisories through this evening. An additional 3-7 inches snow likely. I-35 impacted.


MI along the Lake Michigan shoreline; eastern Upper Peninsula: Winter Weather Advisories through Saturday night. 4-7 inches lake effect snow likely. I-94, I-96, I-196, US-31 impacted.

— East-central and north-central PA; NY Southern Tier: Winter Weather Advisories through midday today. Mixture of light snow and patchy freezing rain or drizzle. An additional inch accumulation possible. I-80, I-81, I-84, I-86 impacted.

Northeast PA; much of central, eastern and northern NY expect for the Hudson Valley south of Albany; western MA; VT; NH; central and southern ME away from the immediate coast: Winter Storm Warnings through Saturday. 4-8 inches in the southern regions with 8-16 inches in the north. Some areas in the Green and White mountains will see 2 feet of snow. I-80, I-81, I-84, I-87, I-88, I-89, I-90, I-91, I-93, I-95, NY Thruway, Mass Pike impacted.

Western NY downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario: Lake Effect Snow Warnings this evening through Monday. 1-3 feet snow expected downwind of Lake Erie and 1-4 feet of snow likely downwind of Lake Ontario. Wind gusts to 35 mph. I-81, I-90 / NY Thruway impacted.

— Coastal MA including all of Cape Cod; southern RI; coastal CT; Long Island and New York City; east-central NJ: Wind Advisories today. Gusts 45-50 mph. Major highways impacted include I-95, Long Island I-495, US-6, Garden State Parkway.

— Northern ME: Winter Storm Watch late tonight through Sunday afternoon. Heavy snow likely with accumulations greater than 8 inches. I-95 to be impacted.

— Central and south-central NC: Dense Fog Advisories this morning. I-26, I-40, I-73, I-74, I-77, I-85 impacted.

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Phone numbers and websites for road conditions in all 50 states. Courtesy of the Cheyenne WY Weather Forecast Office

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