Travel & RV Weather Forecast Saturday 16 April

  • Severe weather across portions of the lower Mississippi Valley and Southeast today. Rainfall could be locally heavy with the threat of flooding.
  • A series of Pacific storms will track across the western United States with valley rain and mountain snow; more snow expected across the northern Plains Sunday.
  • Strong winds today across the California deserts, Great Basin and into the Four Corners States.

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For detailed weather information or routing recommendations, please submit an RV Weather Routing Request. Your local forecasts are always available here. Below are some highlights of significant weather, grouped by time zone:


— Much of OR, higher elevations of northern CA; CA Sierra Nevada Mountains above 6000 feet: Winter Weather Advisories through this afternoon. Additional accumulations range from 1-3 inches in valleys to 4-8 inches at higher elevations. I-5, I-10, I-84, US-50, US-101 impacted.

— Northern ID: Winter Storm Warnings and Advisories this afternoon through Sunday morning. Accumulations range from 2-5 inches in the valleys to 6-9 inches above 3000 feet. I-90 impacted.

— Southeastern OR; southwestern ID; northern NV: Wind Advisories through this evening. Gusts to 50 mph. I-80, I-84 impacted.

CA Eastern Slope Sierras and adjacent west-central NV, including the Reno Area; southeast CA deserts; southern NV: High Winds Warnings and Advisories today. Wind gusts 50-75 mph. I-80, US-50, US-395 impacted.


— Northern MT: Winter Weather Advisories this afternoon through midday Sunday. Snow accumulations generally in the 2-4 inches range. Wind gusts to 35 mph. I-15, I-90 impacted.

Southeast WY: High Wind Warnings and Watches late tonight though Sunday afternoon. Gusts to 65-70 mph. I-25, I-80 impacted.

Central and southern UT; northern and central AZ; adjacent western CO; northwest NM: Wind Advisories through Saturday evening. Gusts 50-55 mph. I-15, I-17, I-40, I-70 impacted.


— Northern ND, adjacent northeast MT: Winter Storm Watch late tonight through Sunday evening. Potential accumulations 5-8 inches and wind gusts to 40 mph.

Eastern OK, most of AR except northeast portion of state: Severe Thunderstorm Watch through mid-morning. Large hail and wind gusts to 70 mph possible. I-30, I-40 potentially impacted.

Southern AR; northern LA; central MS: Widely scattered strong thunderstorms may bring large hail and damaging wind gusts today and this evening. I-20, I-30, I-49, I-55, I-59 potentially impacted.

— Southern AR; northern and eastern LA; southern MS; southwest AL: A few thunderstorms may produce large hail and damaging wind gusts Sunday afternoon and evening.


— No significant weather issues for RV travel today or Sunday.

Severe Weather Watches and Warnings:

— See for the latest Tornado and Severe Thunderstorm WATCHES

— See for the latest Tornado, Severe Thunderstorm, and Flash Flood WARNINGS.

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