Travel & RV Weather Forecast Friday 17 February

  • High winds today and tomorrow across the usual areas in Montana and Wyoming.
  • Gusty winds today across much of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast.
  • Rain and a few thunderstorms push off the eastern seaboard by this evening.

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— No significant impacts to RV travel today or Saturday.


Northwest MT along and east of the Rocky Mountain Front: High Wind Warning through early afternoon. Gusts 60-75 mph. I-15 impacted.

South-central MT Beartooth Foothills and Livingston area: Wind Advisory this morning. Blowing and drifting snow. Gusts to 65 mph. I-90 impacted.

— Central and eastern MT: Strong winds late morning and this afternoon. Gusts 30-40 mph. I-90, I-94 impacted.

Central and south-central WY: Winter Weather Advisory today for blowing and drifting snow. Gusts to 50 mph. I-25, US-20, US-287 impacted.

Northwest, central and south-central MT; western and southeast WY; south-central CO and north-central NM: Strong winds Saturday afternoon. Gusts 35-50 mph. I-15, I-25, I-80, I-90 impacted.

Southeast WY: High Wind Watch today between Chugwater and Casper along I-25. Gusts to 60 mph. I-25 impacted.

Southeast WY: High Wind Warning today between Laramie and Rawlins along I-80. Gusts to 65 mph. I-80 impacted.

— Southeast ID: Wind Chill Warnings this morning. Wind Chill values -20 to -30 deg F. I-15, I-86 impacted.

East-central AZ north of I-10 and east of I-17 (east of Phoenix): Wind Advisory through this afternoon. Gusts to 55 mph. US-70 impacted.


— Much of ND; northern SD; much of western and northern MN: Strong winds today. Gusts 30-40 mph. I-29, I-35, I-94 impacted.

— Northern TX Panhandle; central OK; central and eastern KS: Strong Winds Saturday afternoon. Gusts 30-40 mph. I-27, I-35, I-40, I-70 impacted.


— Northwest IN: Winter Weather Advisory through mid-morning. 1-3 inches of additional snowfall. I-65, I-80/90/IN Toll Rd, I-94 impacted.

Much of southern and central WV: FLOOD Warnings continue through this morning. 2-3 or more inches of rain have fallen overnight, causing small rivers, creeks and streams to rise out of their banks. I-64, I-77, I-79 potentially impacted.

Portions of western and southwest VA; western NC: Wind Advisories today and tonight. Gusts 40-50 mph. I-26, I-40, I-64, I-77, I-81 impacted.

— Northern VA; MD; DE; DC; central and eastern PA; Southern Tier NY; NJ; much of MA, CT, RI: Strong winds Friday afternoon. Gusts 25-35 mph. Major highways impacted include I-66, I-68, I-70, I-76, I-77, I-78, I-80, I-81, I-83, I-84, I-86, I-88, I-90, I-95, NJ and PA Turnpikes.

— Western NY along the Lake Erie and Ontario Shorelines: Winter Weather Advisories this morning. Mixed precipitation. One inch or less accumulation. I-81, I-86, I-90 / NY Thruway impacted.

— Northern NY, northern VT, northern NH: Winter Weather Advisories today. Mixed precipitation with 1-3 inches of snow. I-87, I-89, I-91, I-93 impacted.

Most of ME except southwest coast: Winter Storm Warnings (north) and Advisories through this evening. Mixed precipitation. 2-6 inches snow in the south and 5-10 inches in the north. I-95 impacted.

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