Travel & RV Weather Forecast Saturday 19 March

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  • Slight risk of severe thunderstorms today across parts of the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and southern Atlantic Seaboard.
  • Rain and higher elevation snows more into the West this weekend.
  • Strong winds tomorrow for New Mexico and the southern High Plains of Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas.
  • Confidence is growing in a significant severe weather outbreak Monday and Tuesday over eastern Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi. RV’ers in this region should pay attention to the severe weather forecasts for early next week.

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Here’s the long-range travel & RV weather outlook

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:

Pacific:

— WA far-northern and central Cascades above 4000 feet. Winter Weather Advisories through midday today. Total snow accumulations 6-11 inches.

— CA northern and central Sierra Nevada Mountains above 5500 feet: Winter Weather Advisories through this evening. 2-6 inches snow expected. 8 inches possible above 7500 feet. I-80, US-50 impacted.

— CA southern Sierra Nevada Mountains; southeast and southern CA deserts; coastal mountains northwest, north and northeast of Los Angeles; southern NV: High Wind Watches (CA mountains) and Advisories Sunday and Sunday night. Wind gusts generally 45-50 mph except 60-65 mph in the Mountains and Passes. I-8, I-5, I-10, I-15, I-40, US-50, US-395, CA-58 impacted.

— North-central ID: Winter Weather Advisory late this afternoon and tonight. Expect 1-3 inches snow in the valley locations and 3-6 inches in higher terrain.

— Northeast NV, south-central ID; northwest UT: Wind Advisories Sunday and Sunday evening. Wind gusts 45-50 mph. I-80, I-84, I-86 impacted.

— Northeast NV Ruby Mountains and Humboldt Range: Winter Weather Advisory tonight. Expect 4-8 inches snow and wind gusts to 45 mph.

Mountain:

— Portions of southwest and south-central MT; southeast ID along the WY border: Winter Weather Advisories Sunday and Sunday night. Accumulations generally 1-4 inches in the valleys and 4-8 inches over the passes and mountains. I-90 / Bozeman Pass and US-26 / Teton Pass impacted.

— NM: Strong wind gusts over much of the state Sunday afternoon and evening. Winds gusting 35-45 mph. Some advisories likely. I-10, I-25, I-40 impacted.

Central:

— West TX; western OK; western KS; central NE: Strong wind gusts Sunday afternoon and evening. Winds gusting 30-40 mph. Some advisories possible. I-10, I-20, I-40, I-70, I-80 impacted.

Eastern TX and western LA: Severe storms are likely to occur Monday.

Eastern:

— Northern ME: Winter Weather Advisories today and this evening. Wet snow and sleet may accumulate up to 1-3 inches. I-95 impacted.

— Southeast MA; RI; NY Long Island: Dense Fog Advisories through this afternoon. I-95 impacted.

Upstate NY south of I-90 and west of I-87; central and eastern PA; NJ: Severe thunderstorms associated with a few tornadoes, wind damage and isolated large hail will be possible today. I-76, I-80, I-81, I-83, I-84, I-88, I-95, I-99, PA and NJ Turnpikes potentially impacted.

Coastal NC; coastal SC; southeast GA: Severe thunderstorms associated with a few tornadoes, wind damage and isolated large hail will be possible this evening and early tonight. I-16, I-26, I-40, I-75, I-95 potentially impacted.

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