Travel & RV Weather Forecast Friday 4 November

** High Impact Weather ** for two weather systems: (1) Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and tornadoes are likely today and tonight from parts of Texas and Oklahoma into Arkansas and Louisiana; (2) Widespread high winds with hurricane-force gust across much of the Pacific Northwest and Northern Rockies tonight through Saturday night. Very strong winds tonight and Saturday across the Midwest into the Lower Mississippi Valley.

  • Significant severe weather outbreak with tornadoes likely today through eastern and northeast Texas and adjacent states.
  • Winter storms bring flooding rains, higher elevations snows, and very high winds to the Pacific Northwest, then Northern and Central Rockies.
  • Strong winds also tonight and Saturday for much of the Midwest, extending into the lower Mississippi Valley.

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Western WA: Flood Watches this evening through Saturday afternoon for sustained heavy rains. I-5, I-90 potentially impacted.

Western WA along the I-5 corridor; northwest and west-central OR along and west of the I-5 corridor: High Wind Warnings and Advisories late this morning though midnight tonight. Wind gusts to 45 mph (mostly along I-5) and 55-65 mph in exposed areas and higher elevations. I-5, I-84, I-90 impacted.

— North-central WA Cascade Crest: Winter Storm Warning continues through this morning. Total snow accumulation 10-20 inches. Wind gusts to 45 mph. WA-20 impacted.

Northeast WA; northern ID: Winter Storm Warning continues through this morning. Total snow accumulations 1-4 inches in the valleys and 6-12 inches in the mountains. I-90 impacted.

Central and most of eastern WA; northern ID; north-central, south-central and southeast OR and adjacent northeast CA: High Wind Warnings and Advisories this afternoon through Saturday morning. Gusts generally 55-65 mph. I-82, I-84, I-90, US-395 impacted.

Northeast OR: Winter Storm Warnings and Advisories continue through this morning above 3000 feet. Total snow accumulations generally 3-5 inches, more at higher elevations. I-84 impacted.

— CA Sierra Nevada: Winter Storm Watch Sunday afternoon through Tuesday night. Potential snow accumulations range from 6-12 inches at lower elevations to 2-4 feet above 4000 feet. I-80, US-50, US-395 potentially impacted.


— North-central and central ID; western MT: Winter Storm Warnings midday today through midday Saturday above 5000 feet. 8-14 inches snow expected except 2 feet or more above 6000 feet. Wind gusts 40-60 mph tonight and Saturday morning.

Central, southwest and southeast ID: High Wind Warnings and Advisories this evening and tonight. Gusts 50-60 mph. I-15, I-84 impacted.

Almost all MT except for the northwest mountains: High Wind Warnings and Watches for Saturday and Saturday night. Gusts 60-65 mph likely. I-15, I-90, I-94 impacted.

South-central MT; western WY and adjacent southeast ID; northeast UT: Winter Storm Warnings this evening through Saturday. Snow accumulations will range from 4-8 inches in valley to 1-2 feet in higher elevations. Wind gusts 30-50 mph. Teton and Togwotee Passes highly impacted. I-15 (ID), I-80 (UT) impacted.

Central, south-central and southeast WY; also WY Cody Foothills and Wind River Mountains: High Wind Warnings Saturday and Saturday night. Gusts 60-80 mph. Strongest winds in southeast portion of state and in the Wind River Range. I-25, I-80 impacted.

North-central CO Front Range Foothills west of I-25: High Wind Watch late tonight through Saturday. Wind Gusts to 75 mph possible. I-70 impacted.

— South-central CO and north-central NM west of I-25: Winter Weather Advisories continue through this morning. 2-6 inches new snow. Wind gusts to 45 mph.

— Central NM east of Albuquerque: Wind Advisory midday today through this evening. Gusts to 45 mph. I-40 impacted.

— Southeast NM: Wind Advisory today. Gusts to 50 mph.


West-central and southwest TX: Wind Advisories mid-morning through this evening. Gusts to 50 mph. Wind gusts may approach 60 mph near the I-10/I-20 split. I-10, I-20 impacted.

Central and eastern OK; central and eastern TX; most of AR; western and central LA: Severe thunderstorms are likely today and tonight. Several tornadoes are possible over far southeast OK and eastern TX. A line associated with damaging winds will spread into AR and LA overnight. A strong tornado or two may occur from late afternoon into early evening. I-10, I-20, I-30, I-35, I-40, I-44, I-45, I-49 potentially impacted.

— Southeast LA; southern MS: Dense Fog Advisories this morning. I-10, I-12, I-55, I-59 impacted.

East-central and southern WI; IL; southeast MO; western KY; far-west TN; eastern AR: Wind Advisories tonight and Saturday. Gusts 45-55 mph. Major highways impacted include I-2,4 I-39, I-40, I-55, I-57, I-64, I-70, I-72, I-80, I-88, I-90, I-94.


West-central, central and southwest MI Lower Peninsula; most of IN; northwest OH: Wind Advisories Saturday. Gusts 50-55 mph. Major highways impacted include I-65, I-69, I-70, I-74, I-80/90, I-94, I-96, I-196, US-31.

— Northwest coastal MI Lower Peninsula and southeastern Upper Peninsula: High Wind Watch Saturday afternoon through Sunday morning. I-75 potentially impacted.

— Central and southern NJ; DE; central and eastern MD; DC; most of eastern VA; northeast and north-central NC: Dense Fog Advisories this morning. Major highways impacted include I-64, I-70, I-85, I-95, US-13, US-50, US-301, NJTP

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— See for the latest Tornado, Severe Thunderstorm, and Flash Flood WARNINGS.

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