Travel & RV Weather Forecast Saturday 11 March

  • Blizzard conditions for the Northern Plains this weekend.
  • Scattered severe thunderstorms with large hail this weekend across the South.
  • Flood Watches continue for California through mid-week; next big rainstorm Monday night and Tuesday.

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— Northeast NV: Flood Watch through Monday evening. Expect significant snowpack melting below 8000 feet. I-80, US-93 potentially impacted.

Northeast CA: Winter Storm Warnings continue through Sunday morning. An additional inch of snow, expect up to 8 inches west of US-395. US-395 impacted.

CA Sierra Nevada: Winter Storm Warnings through Sunday morning. Additional snow accumulations of 2-4 feet at pass level and up to 6 feet above 8000 feet. I-80, US-50 impacted.

Most of north-central, central and south-central CA from south of Bakersfield to north of Redding; Sierra Nevada range; adjacent west-central NV: Flood Advisories and Watches through Sunday morning below 4000 feet. Flood Watches continue through midweek for south-central CA. Heavy rains, snowmelt, saturated soils and already full streams will likely create significant flooding issues. Virtually all CA highways north of I-40 are potentially impacted. There is high potential for widespread, significant flooding at lower elevations.

— CA central San Joaquin Valley: Dense Fog Advisory this morning. I-5 impacted.

— Southeast CA Mojave Desert: Winter Advisories this morning through tonight. Gusts to 45 mph. I-15, I-40, US-395, CA-58 impacted.


— Northwest and north-central MT; portions of northern ID: Winter Weather Advisories this morning. 1-3 inches snow. I-15, I-90 impacted.

Northeast MT: BLIZZARD and Winter Storm Warnings through this evening. 1-3 inches of snow and wind gusts 40-55 mph. I-94 impacted.

Portions of southeast WY South Laramie Range: High Wind Watch this morning. Gusts to 60 mph possible. I-25, I-80 impacted.

Higher elevations of central and southwest CO; higher elevations of central and southwest UT: Winter Storm Warnings and Advisories through tonight. 4-12 inches snow and wind gusts 50-55 mph. I-70 impacted.

NM except for northwest portion of state; far-west TX: High Wind Warnings and Advisories today. Gusts 50-60 mph. I-10, I-10/I-20 split, I-25, I-40 impacted.


Southwest TX Panhandle; far-west and western TX: Wind Advisories today. Gusts from 45 mph across the Panhandle to 55 mph near the I-10/I-20 split. I-10, I-20, I-40 impacted.

Most of ND; adjacent northwest MN: BLIZZARD Warnings through Sunday. 1-4 inches additional accumulation and wind gusts to 55 mph. I-29, I-94 impacted.

Northwest and west-central SD: Wind Advisory today. Gusts to 55 mph. I-90 impacted.

South-central SD; most of central and eastern NE; portions of adjacent west-central IA: Winter Weather Advisories this morning. Light freezing rain may leave a glaze of ice on untreated road surfaces. I-29, I-80 potentially impacted.

Northern MN; adjacent northwest WI: Winter Storm Warnings today and Sunday. 5-9 inches of new snow. I-35 impacted.

Southwest and central MN; most of northern WI: Winter Weather Advisories today and tonight. 3-5 inches snow and wind gusts to 35 mph. I-35, I-94 impacted.

Eastern OK; central and southern AR: Scattered severe thunderstorms this evening and tonight will be capable of producing large hail. A tornado or two is possible in southeast OK this evening. I-30, I-40, I-44 potentially impacted.

Much of AR; northern MS; southwest TN: Slight risk of flash flooding today and tonight. Brief intense rains on already saturated soils may cause some localized flash flooding. I-22, I-30, I-40, I-55 potentially impacted.

Southern MS; southern and central AL; western FL Panhandle: Scattered severe thunderstorms capable of producing damaging winds, large hail and a couple of tornadoes on Sunday. Some of the hail could be very large. I-10, I-20, I-55, I-59, I-65 potentially impacted.


— NY Catskill Mountains and lower Hudson Valley; northeast PA; adjacent northwest NJ and western CT: Winter Weather Advisories continue this morning. 1-2 inches additional snow possible. I-80, I-81, I-84, I-87, I-88, NY Thruway impacted.

MD Western Shoreline Chesapeake Bay: Coastal Flood Watch Sunday evening through Monday morning. 1-2 feet of tidal inundation possible. Heads up to any RVers camping along the immediate shoreline.

Portions of west-central and southwest VA and southeast WV; northwest NC: Winter Weather Advisories Sunday and Sunday evening. Snow and sleet may accumulate up to 3 inches. I-64, I-77, I-81, US-219 impacted.

— Southwest VA and northwest NC: Wind Advisory this morning. Gusts to 50 mph. I-77 impacted.

Central and southern GA and adjacent northern FL: Scattered severe thunderstorms capable of producing damaging winds, large hail and a couple of tornadoes on Sunday. Some of the hail could be very large. I-10, I-16, I-75, I-85, I-95 potentially impacted.

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