Travel & RV Weather Forecast Monday 12 December

** Heads Up ** RV’er will experience very challenging winter weather conditions anywhere in the Rockies today, including I-10. Blizzard and Ice Storm conditions move into the Western and Northern Plains tonight through Wednesday. RV travel in the Mid-Atlantic and East Thursday and Friday will be impacted by freezing rain and significant snow.

  • Major storm brings blizzard and ice storm conditions to the Western and Northern Plains.
  • Severe weather and tornado potential, especially Tuesday, for the lower Mississippi Valley.
  • Heavy rain, ice, and snow move into the East Thursday and Friday.
  • ** New ** Complete list of phone numbers and websites for road conditions for all 50 states. Link at end of forecast.

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— Southeast WA: Freezing Fog Advisory this morning. I-82, US-395 impacted.

Eastern OR; northern NV: Winter Storm Warnings (OR) and Advisories today. Additional snow accumulations will range from 1-5 inches in the valleys to 5-10 inches in the mountains. I-80, I-84 impacted.

Southern CA mountains from Santa Barbara to San Diego, including the Santa Ana foothills: Winter Storm Warnings and Advisories through this evening. Snow levels between 3500-4500 feet. 4-8 inches snow above 5000 feet. Wind gusts to 35 mph. I-5, I-15, CA-58 impacted.


Central and southwest MT; central, southwest and eastern ID; western WY; central and eastern UT; central and eastern AZ; northern and western NM: Winter Storm Warnings and Advisories throughout the Rocky Mountains from Canada to Mexico today and tonight. Snow accumulations range from a few inches to over a foot in the Wasatch Range. Snow levels in the southern portions of this region will be about 5000 feet; snow levels down to the valley floors north of UT. I-10, I-15, I-17, I-19, I-70, I-80, I-84, I-90 impacted.

Eastern MT; central and eastern WY; northeast CO: BLIZZARD and Winter Storm Warnings tonight through Thursday morning. 5-15 inches of snow and wind gusts 45-60 mph. Most extreme conditions likely from southeast MT; across eastern WY and into northeast CO. I-25, I-76, I-80, I-90, I-94 highly impacted.

Central and western CO: Winter Storm Warnings and Advisories through Wednesday. 8-12 inches snow and wind gusts 40-45 mph. I-70 impacted.

Much of eastern CO; adjacent southwest NE and far-western KS: High Wind Watch late tonight through Wednesday. Gusts to 60 mph. I-70 impacted.

Eastern, central and southern NM: High Wind Warnings and Advisories today through late this evening. Gusts 50-60 mph. I-10, I-25, I-40 impacted.

— East-central and southeast NM: Dense Fog Advisories through midday today. This region is south of I-40.


Western and central ND; SD except for southeast corner of state; northern and western NE: BLIZZARD and Winter Storm Warnings and Advisories this evening through Thursday morning. Snow accumulations will range from 8-20 inches and wind gusts 40-60 mph. Most extreme conditions will be over western SD and western NE. Increasing amounts of freezing rain and less snow in the eastern portions. I-80, I-90, I-94 highly impacted.

Northeast SD: ICE STORM Warning followed by Winter Storm Warning starting midday today (Ice) and this evening through Thursday morning (Winter Storm). Expect 1/4 to 1/2 inch of ice this afternoon, followed by 4-8 inches snow. Wind gusts to 45 mph. I-29 impacted.

Eastern ND; western, central and northeast MN including the Arrowhead; central and northwest WI: Winter Storm Watches late tonight through Thursday morning. A combination of snow, sleet and freezing rain. Snow accumulation could reach 4-6 inches and wind gusts to 40 mph. I-29, I-35, I-90, I-94 potentially impacted.

— Western KS; western OK; northern TX: Strong thunderstorms may reach several levels tonight, bringing damaging winds, isolated large hail and the possibility of a couple of tornadoes. I-35, I-40, I-70 potentially impacted.

— Southeast MO; much of AR; western TN; much of LA; eastern TX; western MS: Heavy rains Tuesday and Tuesday night will increase the risk of flash flooding. I-10, I-20, I-22, I-30, I-40, I-49, I-55 potentially impacted.

Eastern TX; southern AR; LA; southwest MS: Potential for a severe weather outbreak Tuesday and Tuesday night with damaging winds, large hail and some tornadoes. Greatest risk centered on central and northern LA. I-10, I-12, I-20, I-30, I-45, I-49, I-55, I-59 potentially impacted.

— Central and western ND; southeast MN and western IA; south-central NE; central KS; central OK: Dense Fog Advisories over much of the Plains today through midday. I-35, I-40, I-70, I-80, I-90, I-94 impacted.

— Southeast LA; coastal MS; central AL: Dense Fog Advisories this morning. I-10, I-12, I-20, I-55, I-59, I-65, I-85 impacted.


— Central and northern GA; southern FL: Dense Fog Advisories this morning. I-20, I-75, I-85, I-95 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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