Travel & RV Weather Forecast Monday 2 May


  • A threat of severe weather is expected to develop over central to southern Plains into the Ozarks this afternoon into the evening. Large hail, damaging wind gusts and tornadoes will be possible.
  • Strong winds likely today over the eastern slopes of the Sierra Nevada and much of the Great Basin.
  • Strong winds return Tuesday to the Four Corners region.
  • Some wet snow likely today for southeast Wyoming and western Nebraska. Minimal impact to RV travel.

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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:

— Central and southern OR Cascades above 4500 feet: Winter Weather Advisories today. 5-10 inches of snow and gusts to 40 mph.

South-central OR; CA Sierra Nevada Mountains and eastern slopes; most of northern and central NV: Wind Advisories through this evening. Wind gusts generally 50-55 mph, except near 100 mph along the Sierra ridge lines. I-80, US-50, US-395 impacted.

Southern CA Mojave Desert : Wind Advisory this afternoon and tonight. Gusts 45-55 mph. I-40, CA-58 impacted.

Mountain:

— East-central ID and southwest MT: Winter Weather Advisories tonight and Tuesday morning above 4000 feet. 3-6 inches wet snow likely. I-15 marginally impacted.

— Portions of southwest ID: Wind Advisories this evening. Gusts to 50 mph. I-84 impacted.

— Extreme southeast WY and adjacent western NE: Winter Weather Advisories through this afternoon. 2-4 inches of wet snow possible. Some impacts to I-80.

— North-central CO including Rocky Mountain National Park: Winter Weather Advisory through midday today. 4-6 inches additional snow accumulation likely.

— Southeast UT; northeast AZ; southwest and central CO; northwest NM: Wind gusts 35-45 mph Tuesday afternoon and evening. Wind Advisories likely. I-40, I-70 potentially impacted.

Central:

Eastern KS; southern MO; central and northwest OK; north-central TX: Severe thunderstorms are probable this afternoon and evening. Large hail, wind damage and a few tornadoes are all possible. I-35, I-40, I-44, I-70 potentially impacted.

— Much of eastern ND; northwest MN: Flood Warnings continue for river flooding through Friday. Some roads closed due to flooding. I-29 potentially impacted.

— Southwest MO; northwest AR; extreme eastern OK: Flash Flood Watch through Tuesday morning. Area mostly bounded by I-44 to the north and I-40 to the south.

— Central and southern AL; FL Panhandle; southwest GA: Dense Fog Advisory through mid-morning. I-10, I-65, I-85 impacted.

Eastern:

— Southeast IN; southwest OH; north-central KY: Slight risk of severe thunderstorms Tuesday. I-64, I-65, I-71, I-75 potentially impacted.

— Northern VA; western MD; extreme eastern WV: Dense Fog Advisories through mid-morning. I-64, I-66, I-68, I-70, I-81 impacted.

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— See https://rvweather.com/warnings-watches-and-advisories/#NWS_Tornado_Warning for the latest Tornado, Severe Thunderstorm, and Flash Flood WARNINGS.


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