Travel & RV Weather Forecast Friday 20 January

  • Strong winds today along the Appalachians from Pennsylvania to North Carolina.
  • Winter storm develops over eastern Colorado and moves across the Central Plains.
  • Snow Friday for I-40 in Arizona & New Mexico today.

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— Northwest OR I-5 corridor: Dense Fog Advisory today through midday. I-5 impacted.

— Southern CA Ventura and Los Angeles County mountains: Wind Advisory through midday today. Gusts to 45 mph. I-5 impacted.

— Southeast NV Owens Valley and Death Valley NP; southwest NV: Wind Advisories this morning. Gusts to 45 mph. US-6, US-95, US-395 impacted.

— Southern NV above 5000 feet: Winter Weather Advisories this morning. Up to 4 additional inches snow possible. US-93 impacted.


Northwest MT east of the Rocky Mountain Front: High Wind Watch Saturday and Saturday night. Gusts 70-85 mph. I-15 impacted.

Central and north-central MT: Winter Storm Watches and Advisories Saturday night through Monday morning. Up to 8-14 inches of snow possible with wind gusts to 45 mph. Lower snow amounts near the Canadian border. I-15 impacted.

— Northeast and east-central MT: Dense Fog Advisory through midday today. I-94 impacted.

Central, west-central, southwest, south-central UT; northern and central AZ: Winter Weather Advisories through this afternoon. Additional accumulations mostly 1-4 inches. I-15, I-17, I-40, I-70 impacted.

West-central and north-central NM: Winter Weather Advisories through early tonight. 1-4 inches snow below 8000 feet and 4-6 inches at higher elevations. I-25, I-40 impacted.

East-central and southeast CO: Winter Storm Warnings, Watches and Advisories this afternoon through Saturday evening. Accumulations will range from 3-8 inches along I-70 to 6-12 inches in the southeast portion of the state. Gusts to 45 mph. I-25, I-70 impacted.


— Western and central ND: Dense Fog Advisories this morning. I-94 impacted.

Most of western and central KS; far-west OK Panhandle: Winter Storm Warnings, Watches and Advisories this evening through Saturday evening. Snow accumulations generally 4-8 inches. I-70 impacted.


Northwest PA and far-western NY south of Buffalo along the Lake Erie shoreline: Winter Weather Advisories through tonight. 4-7 inches lake affect snow and gusts to 45 mph. I-79, I-86, I-90, NY Thruway impacted.

Far-west MD; portions of east-central and northeast WV: Winter Weather Advisories through tonight. Snow accumulations 2-5 inches and wind gusts 45-55 mph, especially along I-68. I-68, US-33, US-50, US-219 impacted.

South-central PA; western MD; eastern WV; western and southwest VA; western NC: Wind Advisories today. Gusts 45-50 mph. I-26, I-40, I-64, I-68, I-70, I-76, I-77, I-81, I-99, PA Turnpike impacted.

Northeast and northern NY from Albany northwards; VT; MA except coastal regions; north-central CT; NH; southern and central ME: Winter Storm Warnings (eastern ME and southeast NH) and Advisories today. A few more inches of snow are probable, especially in the eastern regions. I-84, I-87, I-88, I-89, I-90, I-91, I-93, I-95, Mass Turnpike, NY Thruway impacted.

— Southern GA and northern FL: A couple of strong or severe thunderstorms are possible on Sunday, with the potential for damaging wind gusts and tornadoes. I-10, I-16, I-75, I-95 potentially impacted.

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