Travel & RV Weather Forecast Monday 16 January

  • Final storm for California today, then a break.
  • Active winter weather for much of the U.S. from the Southwest, through the Plains and into the Upper Mid-west the first part of this week.
  • Messy winter storm for coastal and northern New England today and tonight.

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Pacific:

Northeast CA: Winter Weather Advisories through this evening. 2-5 inches snow. US-395 impacted.

Central CA, mostly west of I-5, between Big Sur and Pt. Arena, including the Bay Area: Flood Warnings (Salinas River), Advisories and Watches continue through this evening for excessive rainfall and runoff. I-5 (south of Sacramento), I-80, US-101, CA-1 potentially impacted.

— Central CA coastal region from Santa Barbara north to Pt. Arena: Wind Advisories this morning. Gusts 35-45 mph. US-101, CA-1 impacted.

CA Sierra Nevada Mountains: Winter Storm Warnings continue through tonight. An additional 6-24 inches of snow likely. Snow levels generally 3500-4000 feet. I-80, US-50 impacted.

Most of central NV; eastern NV north of I-15: Winter Storm Warnings (southeast NV) and Advisories (elsewhere) through Tuesday. Snow accumulations generally 2-8 inches in the valleys and 8-16 inches in the higher elevations. Wind gusts to 30 mph. I-80, US-6, US-50, US-93, US-95 impacted.

Southwest CA; southeast CA along and north of I-40; southern NV: Wind Advisories today and this evening. Gusts mostly 35-45 mph, expect up to 60 mph in the San Diego County Mountains. Major highways impacted include I-5, I-8, I-10, I-15, I-40, US-101, CA-58.

Southern CA Coastal mountains from Ventura and Los Angeles Counties south and east to San Bernardino and Riverside Counties: Winter Storm Warnings and Advisories above 5000 feet through tonight. Expect up to 6 inches of snow below 7000 feet and 8-15 inches at higher elevations. Wind gusts 50-60 mph. I-5, I-15, CA-58 impacted.

Mountain:

—North-central and eastern MT: Dense Fog Advisories through midday today. I-94 impacted.

Southeast WY: Winter Weather Advisory today. Up to 2 inches snow. I-25, I-80 impacted.

Southeast WY: Strong winds through mid-afternoon. Gusts to 50 mph. I-25, I-80 impacted.

Central and southwest MT: Winter Weather Advisories through this afternoon. 1-2 inches snow in the valleys and 2-4 inches at higher elevations. Snow will be mixed with freezing drizzle and a glaze of ice. I-15, I-90 impacted.

— Portions of western WY: Winter Weather Advisories continue through this morning. Total snow accumulations 5-8 inches.

Much of UT; northwest and northern, east-central and the high elevations of southeast AZ; western and north-central NM; western CO: Winter Storm Warnings and Advisories through Tuesday night. Snow accumulations generally 2-8 inches in the valleys and 1-2 feet in the mountains. Snow levels in AZ and NM about 5500 feet. Wind gusts up 35-40 mph. I-15, I-17, I-40, I-70, I-80 impacted.

Northeast CO: Winter Storm Watch Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday afternoon. 5-10 inches of snow and wind gusts to 35 mph possible. I-70, I-76 potentially impacted.

— Portions of northwest and southwest AZ: Wind Advisories through this evening. Gusts 40–45 mph. I-8, I-40 impacted.

Southeast AZ; southern, central and eastern NM; far-west TX: High Wind Warnings and Advisories through this evening. Gusts 50-60 mph. I-10, the I-10/I-20 split, I-25, I-40 impacted.

— East-central NM: Strong winds late morning through mid-afternoon. Gusts 30-45 mph. I-25, I-40 impacted.

Southeast NM and far-west TX: Wind Advisories late this morning through this evening. Gusts to 50 mph. I-10 impacted.

Central:

— Most of ND except far-eastern portions of the state: Dense Fog Advisories through early afternoon. I-94 impacted.

— MN Arrowhead: Winter Weather Advisory tonight. 2-4 inches snow expected, may mix with some freezing rain.

Most of eastern ND north of I-90; adjacent southwest MN: Winter Weather Advisories through Tuesday morning. A mixture of snow and freezing rain. Up to 2 inches of snow. I-29, I-94 impacted.

— North-central WI; western and central MI Upper Peninsula: Winter Weather Advisories today for freezing rain. Up to a tenth of an inch of ice. US-2, US-8, US-51 impacted.

Central and southern NE; northwest and north-central KS: Winter Storm Watches Tuesday evening through Wednesday evening. Snow accumulations could reach 6-10 inches. I-70, I-80 potentially impacted.

Portions of western TX: Wind Advisories today and this evening. Gusts to 50 mph. I-10, I-20 impacted.

Much of eastern OK; northwest AR; southwest and south-central MO: Wind Advisories through midday today. Gusts to 50 mph. I-40, I-44 impacted.

— Central and eastern MO; southern IA; central and southern IL; western KY; western TN: Strong winds through mid-afternoon. Gusts 30-45 mph. I-24, I-40, I-44, I-55, I-57, I-64, I-70, I-72, I-74 impacted.

— Central and eastern AR; southeast MO; western TN; northern and western KY; southern IL: Heavy rain with a slight chance of flash flooding Wednesday and Wednesday night. I-26, I-30, I-40, I-55, I-57 potentially impacted.

— Eastern TX; western, central and northern LA; southeast AR; western MS: Severe thunderstorms possible Wednesday. I-10, I-20, I-49, I-55 potentially impacted.

Eastern:

— Southern IN; north-central KY; southwest OH: Heavy rain with a slight chance of flash flooding Wednesday and Wednesday night. I-64, I-65, I-71, I-75 potentially impacted.

Parts of eastern MA including Cape Cod; northern and western NH; ME: Winter Storm Warnings (DownEast) and Advisories (elsewhere) through early Tuesday morning. A mixture of snow, sleet and freezing rain. Up to 2-4 inches of snow, an inch of sleet and additional icing from freezing rain expected. Wind gusts to 40 mph, especially near the coast. I-90 / Mass Pike, I-93, I-95, US-6 impacted.


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