Travel & RV Weather Forecast Sunday 15 May


  • Severe thunderstorms are expected from the southern Plains into the Ohio Valley today. Scattered damaging wind gusts and large hail will be the primary threats.
  • Severe thunderstorm threat moves east to the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions on Monday.
  • Early season heat wave will extend from the Southwest through the Lower Mississippi Valley through the upcoming week.
  • Strong winds return to much of the Rocky Mountain region on Thursday.

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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:


Pacific:

— Southern CA Los Angeles County Mountains: Wind Advisories this afternoon through Monday morning. Gusts to 45 mph. I-5, I-10 impacted.

Mountain:

— No significant weather impacting RV travel today or Monday.

Central:

— Northeast ND and adjacent northwest MN: Wind advisory late this morning through this evening. Gusts to 45 mph.

— Northeast ND; along the ND/MN Border; north-central and northeast MN, including the Arrowhead: River flooding caused by excessive rainfall and snowmelt continues.

Eastern KS; eastern OK; central and southern MO; AR; southern IL; central and southern IN; western KY; western TN; northern MS: Severe thunderstorms are expected today. Locally damaging winds and hail will be the primary risks. Greatest risk expected along the I-44 corridor between Tulsa and St Louis. Major highways potentially impacted include I-30, I-40, I-44, I-55, I-57, I-64, I-65, I-70, I-75.

Eastern:

— Extreme southeast MA; southern RI; coastal CT; NY Long Island; central and southern NJ; DE; much of MD; DC; eastern WV; much of VA; northern and western NC: Dense Fog Advisories through mid to late morning. Major highways impacted include: I-40, I-64, I-66, I-68, I-70, I-77, I-81, I-85, I-95, NJ Turnpike.

NH; VT; central and western MN; most of NY; central and eastern PA; NJ; most of MD; DC; DE; central and eastern VA; northeast NC: Strong and severe thunderstorms expected Monday. Locally damaging wind and some hail will be the primary threats, although a tornado or two is possible Monday afternoon. Major highways impacted include: I-64, I-66, I-68, I-70, I-76, I-80, I-81, I-84, I-85, I-87, I-88, I-89, I-91, I-93, I-95, PA Turnpike, NJ Turnpike, NY Thruway, Mass Pike.

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