Travel & RV Weather Forecast Monday 30 January

** Heads Up ** RVers in or traveling through much of Texas from Tyler to Odessa on I-20, or Austin to Oklahoma on I-40, or through the Hill Country on I-10, be prepared for a significant ice storm from late this afternoon through midday Wednesday. Many roads will become impassible and campgrounds may lose power for an extended period of time. Ice storm conditions as well for eastern Arkansas and western Tennessee including Memphis and Little Rock.

  • Ice storm starts later today throughout much of Texas and spreads into the Mid-South and Tennessee Valley.
  • Dangerously low wind chills across the Northern Rockies and Northern Plains.
  • Strong winds and snow today for I-40 in Arizona; strong winds for much of New Mexico.

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— Portions of northern CA including the Sacramento Valley and north Bay area; CA central and northern Sierras: Wind Advisories Sunday afternoon through early this afternoon. Gusts to 45 mph. I-5, I-80, US-50 impacted.

Much of south-central NV north of I-15: Winter Weather Advisories through this evening. Snow levels at 3000 feet and 2-5 total inches likely above 4500 feet. US-6, US-93, US-95 impacted.

Along the NV/AZ and CA/AZ Border for the Upper Colorado River Valley, Lake Havasu and Lake Mead Recreation areas: Wind Advisory tonight through Tuesday afternoon. Gusts to 50 mph. I-40, US-93, US-95 impacted.

— Southern CA Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara County interior mountains: Winter Weather Advisories through this afternoon. Another couple of inches of snow possible. I-5 impacted.

Southern CA Tehachapi and Grapevine: Winter Weather Advisory through midday today. Snow expected above 2500 feet. 1-2 inches snow above 3500 feet and 2-4 inches above 4500 feet. I-5, CA-58 impacted.

Southern CA San Bernardino, Riverside and San Diego County mountains: Winter Storm Warnings through Tuesday morning, starting at 4000 feet. Snow accumulations will range from a few inches at 4000-5000 feet to more than 7 inches at 5500 feet and higher. Wind gusts 35 mph. I-8, I-15 impacted.


— Southeast ID: Winter Storm Warning through midday today for a combination of blowing snow and wind chill values as low as -50 deg F. I-15 impacted.

— Northwest MT Rocky Mountain Front: Winter Weather Advisory through Tuesday for blowing snow, wind gusts to 60 mph and wind chill values of -35 deg F.

Portions of central and south-central MT: Winter Weather Advisory through Tuesday morning for blowing snow, wind gusts to 55 mph and wind chill values of -45 deg F. I-90 impacted.

Southeast and south-central WY; north-central and northwest CO: Winter Storm Warnings and Advisories today. Additional snow accumulations range from 1-2 inches on the Plains to 5-10 inches in the mountains. Blowing snow, wind gusts to 35 mph and wind chill values as low as -35 deg F. I-80 impacted.

Southeast WY along I-80 corridor between Rawlins and Laramie: High Wind Watch this afternoon through Wednesday afternoon. Gusts to 65 mph. Blowing snow, ground blizzard conditions and wind chill values -35 deg F. I-80 impacted.

Central, west-central and southwest UT: Winter Weather Advisories through this evening. 2-5 inches snow total accumulation. I-15, I-70 impacted.

North-central AZ above 5000 feet: Winter Weather Advisories through midday Tuesday. Snow accumulations generally 3-6 inches. I-17, I-40 impacted.

— Much of east-central NM: Freezing Fog Advisories through mid-morning. I-25, I-40 impacted.

— South-central CO; much of western and central NM; east-central AZ: Strong winds midday today and this afternoon. Wind gusts 35-50 mph. I-25, I-40 impacted. Wind gusts to 35 mph along I-10 in southwest NM and southeast AZ.


— Northern, central and eastern ND; adjacent northern SD; northwest MN: Wind Chill Warnings through midday today. Wind chill values as low as -45 deg F. I-29, I-94 impacted.

Much of central and northern TX from south of I-10 and east of I-35, north and west to the Panhandle and OK border: Winter Storm Warnings, Watches and Advisories through Wednesday morning. Freezing rain and sleet will be generally light today, then increase in its intensity tonight and continue through Wednesday morning. Widespread areas will see more than 1/4 inch ice and up to 1/2 an inch near Abilene. On I-10 the Texas Hill Country will be hit hardest. On I-20 expect extensive icing from Tyler westward to Odessa. On I-35, significant icing will occur from Austin to southern OK. If you are camping, even in an RV Park, make sure your batteries are fully charged, you have full propane tanks, and full fresh water tanks. There will likely be extensive power outages in the state. If you are on the road in this region, pick a place to stop by mid-afternoon and prepare to be there until Thursday. I-10, I-20, I-30, I-35, I-45 impacted.

Much of central and southern OK; AR; southern and southeast MO: Winter Weather Advisories through Wednesday morning for mixture of freezing rain, freezing drizzle and sleet. I-30, I-35, I-40, I-44 impacted.

Central and east-central AR (including Little Rock); western TN (including Memphis) and adjacent northwest MS: ICE STORM Warning this evening through midday Wednesday. 1/4 to 1/2 inch ice expected. Take the same driving and camping preparations and precautions as I describe above for Texas. I-30, I-40, I-55 impacted.

Eastern, central and southern IL; western and central KY; western and central TN; northwest MS: Winter Weather Advisories today through Tuesday morning. A combination of snow, sleet, freezing drizzle and freezing rain. Accumulations will generally be light, but untreated roads will be slick. Major highways impacted include I-24, I-39, I-55, I-57, I-64, I-65, I-70, I-72, I-74, I-80.

— Coastal southeast LA; coastal MS and AL; coastal western FL Panhandle: Dense Fog Advisories this morning. I-10, I-12 impacted.

— Eastern TX: Slight risk of flash flooding Wednesday and Wednesday night from multiple rounds of heavy rain. I-10, I-20, I-45 potentially impacted.


— Portions of MI Upper Peninsula along Lake Superior coast: Winter Weather Advisories through this evening. 2-7 inches snow likely.

Western, central and southwest IN; west-central, north-central and northeast OH; west-central PA: Winter Weather Advisories this morning. A combination of snow, sleet, freezing drizzle and freezing rain. Accumulations will generally be light, but untreated roads will be slick. I-65, I-70, I-71, I-74, I-75, I-76, I-77, I-79, I-80, Ohio Turnpike impacted.

Central and eastern KY; much of southern WV: Winter Weather Advisories this evening through midday Tuesday for a combination of snow and freezing rain. Snow accumulations up to an inch and ice accumulations up to 1/10th of an inch. I-64, i-75, I-77, I-79 impacted.

West-central NY downwind of Lake Ontario: Winter Weather Advisory this evening through Tuesday for lake effect snow. Accumulations up to 4-7 inches. I-81, I-90 / NY Thruway impacted.

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