Travel & RV Weather Forecast Friday 22 April


** Heads Up ** Dangerously high winds this afternoon and tonight across New Mexico, eastern Colorado, Kansas and Nebraska. I-40, I-70, I-80 highly impacted.


  • Strong gusty winds expected from the western Central Plains into the Southwest.
  • Blizzard conditions, including heavy snow, strong winds, and freezing rain will impact travel across the northern Plains into Sunday.
  • Severe thunderstorms expected across parts of the Great Plains into Upper Midwest late this afternoon through tonight. Greatest risk from the Texas Panhandle into north-central Nebraska.

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


Pacific:

— CA Sierra Nevada above 5000 feet: Winter Storm Warnings continue through midday today. Additional snow accumulations 1-3 inches. I-80, US-50 impacted.

Southern CA Ventura and Los Angeles County Mountains: Wind Advisory this afternoon through Saturday morning. Gusts to 55 mph. I-5, I-10 impacted.

— Much of interior southern CA and southern NV: Wind Advisories today. Gusts 45-55 mph. I-8, I-10, I-15, I-40, CA-58 impacted.

— Northeast NV: Wind Advisory this afternoon through midday Saturday. Gusts to 50 mph. I-80 impacted.

— Northeast and east-central NV: Winter Weather Advisories above 6000 feet through midday today. Total accumulations 3-5 inches snow likely at pass levels. I-80 impacted.

Mountain:

— Southwest ID: Wind Advisory this afternoon and evening. Gusts to 45 mph. I-84 impacted.

Parts of eastern ID; central and southwest MT; central and northwest WY; northeast and southwest UT: Winter Storm Warnings (MT) and Advisories today through Saturday. Snow accumulations 4-10 inches at lower elevations and 1-2 feet at higher elevations. Wind gusts 35-45 mph. I-15, I-80, I-90 impacted.

Eastern MT; central and eastern WY; mountains of north-central CO: Blizzard and Winter Storm Warnings and Advisories this afternoon through Sunday morning. Snow accumulations up to 12-18 inches and wind gusts to 65 mph. I-25, I-70, I-80, I-90, I-94 highly impacted.

East-central and southeast UT; central and eastern AZ; NM; eastern and south-central CO; southeast WY: High Wind Warnings and Advisories from late this morning through tonight. Gusts 60-75 mph. I-10, I-25, I-40, I-70, I-80 highly impacted.

Central:

Western and north-central ND; northwest SD: Blizzard Warnings early Saturday morning through Sunday evening. Snow accumulations of 8-14 inches and wind gusts to 55 mph. Snow may be accompanied by some freezing rain. I-90, I-94 highly impacted.

Southern, central and eastern NE; most of KS; central and western OK; TX Panhandle and western TX: High Wind Warnings, Watches and Advisories starting midday today through tonight. Gusts 50-65 mph. I-10, I-20, I-27, I-35, I-40, I-70, I-80 impacted.

SD; southwest MN; northwest IA; NE; western and central KS; western OK; TX Panhandle: Severe thunderstorms expected late this afternoon through tonight. Damaging winds, very large hail, and tornadoes are all possible. Greatest risk area is from the TX Panhandle to north-central NE. I-27, I-29, I-40, I-70, I-80, I-90 potentially impacted.

— MN; IA; northwest MO; eastern KS; northeast, central and south-central OK: Severe thunderstorms possible Saturday and Saturday night. I-29, I-25, I-40, I-44, I-70, I-80, I-90, I-94 potentially impacted.

Eastern:

— No significant weather issues for RV’s today or Saturday.

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