Travel & RV Weather Forecast Saturday 30 April

  • Major storm over northeast Nebraska this morning slowly weakens and moves to the western Great Lakes by Sunday evening.
  • High winds today impact central South Dakota, Much of Nebraska, and northern Kansas. Very strong crosswinds on I-80.
  • Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail, and heavy rainfall are possible from the lower Mississippi Valley northward into the western Great Lakes through this evening.
  • Strong winds return to Arizona and New Mexico on Sunday.
  • Heavy rain will increase river flooding in the Northern Plains over the weekend.

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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:


— Southwest and southern NV: Wind gusts to 35 mph Sunday afternoon and evening. I-15 impacted.


Much of northern, northeast and east-central AZ: Wind Advisories Sunday midday through evening. Gusts 45-55 mph. I-17, I-40 impacted.

Much of northwest, northern, central and north-central NM; south-central CO: Wind gusts 45-55 mph Sunday midday through evening. Red Flag (fire danger) warnings posted — wind advisories likely. I-25, I-40 impacted.


OK and TX Panhandles, and adjacent western OK, northern TX, southeast CO and far-eastern NM: Severe thunderstorms will probably develop over this region Sunday afternoon and evening. Large hail, wind damage and a few tornadoes are expected. I-20, I-27, I-40 potentially impacted.

Southern ND; most of SD and NE; north and north-central KS and adjacent east-central CO: High Wind Warnings and Advisories through tonight. Wind gusts 55-65 mph. Strongest winds over NE and northern KS. I-29, I-35, I-70, I-76, I-80, I-90, I-94 impacted.

— Much of eastern ND; northwest MN: Flood Watches and Warnings continue through Sunday. Several streams and small rivers already above flood stage with more heavy rain expected today. Some roads closed due to flooding. I-29 potentially impacted.

— IA, IL, WI, MN: Strong winds today gusting 30-45 mph. Advisories possible. Major highways impacted include I-35, I-39, I-43, I-55, I-57, I-64, I-70, I-72, I-74, I-80, I-88, I-90, I-94.

—IL; western IN; southeast MO; northeast and central AR: Severe thunderstorms possible today. Wind damage and large hail are the primary threats; a couple of tornadoes are also possible. Major highways potentially impacted include I-40, I-44, I-55, I-57, I-64, I-70, I-72, I-74, I-80.


— No significant weather-related RV travel issues today or Sunday.

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— See for the latest Tornado and Severe Thunderstorm WATCHES

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

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