Travel & RV Weather Forecast Sunday 8 May


**Heads Up ** If you are traveling through the Four Corners region, or I-25 between Denver and Santa Fe, be prepared for very strong winds today, tonight and early Monday. Some wind gusts will be well in excess of Hurricane Force.


  • Late season Pacific storms bring snow to low elevations of southwest Oregon, northwest California and the Sierra Nevada. I-80 and I-5 impacted.
  • Strong winds over much of interior central and southern California and the Great Basin.
  • A several day stretch of strong winds are likely across portions of the Four Corners region into the southern High Plains and especially in New Mexico.
  • An early-season heat wave will impact the southern Plains on Sunday and will expand next week.

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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:

— OR Cascades above 4000 feet: Winter Weather Advisories this evening through late this evening. Additional snow accumulations of 4-8 inches likely. Winds gusting to 35 mph.

West-central and southwest OR above 1500 feet; northwest CA above 2000 feet. Winter Weather Advisories through midday today. Up to 3-7 inches snow above 1500 feet. I-5, US-101 impacted.

Northern CA west slope northern Sierra Nevada: Winter Weather Advisories above 5000 feet midday today through tonight. 4-8 inches new snow likely. I-80, US-50 impacted.

— Northeast NV above 6500 feet: Winter Weather Advisories through tonight. 2-6 inches snow and wind gusts to 35 mph.

Much of east-central and interior southern CA; most of NV along and south of I-80: High Wind Warnings and Advisories today and tonight. Gusts 45-60 mph. Major highways impacted include I-5, I-8, I-10, I-15, I-40, I-80, US-50, US-395

Mountain:

Portions of southwest and central MT; adjacent east-central ID: Winter Weather Advisories through Monday morning. Expect 1-3 inches of snow at lower elevations and 3-6 inches at pass levels. I-15, I-90 impacted.

Southern and east-central UT; northern and central AZ; most of NM except southeast corner; western and southern CO: High Wind Warnings and Advisories today and tonight. Wind Gusts 50-65 mph, with some gusts to 75 mph in favored mountain locations. I-15, I-17, I-25, I-40, I-70 impacted.

South-central CO I-25 corridor south of Denver; north-central NM: High Wind Warnings this evening through midday Monday: Gusts 75-85 mph. I-25 highly impacted.

Central:

— Central and eastern IA; southwest MN: Isolated late-day Monday storms may produce hail and/or damaging winds. A tornado is possible. I-35, I-80, I-90, I-94 potentially impacted.

— Southwest TN and adjacent northern MS: Dense Fog Advisory through mid-morning. I-40 impacted.

Eastern:

— No significant weather issues for RV’ers today or Monday.

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— See https://rvweather.com/warnings-watches-and-advisories/#NWS_Tornado_Warning for the latest Tornado, Severe Thunderstorm, and Flash Flood WARNINGS.


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