Travel & RV Weather Forecast Thursday 14 April

  • Threat of isolated severe thunderstorms on Thursday along the East Coast.
  • Blizzard conditions will continue to impact portions of the Northern Plains this morning.
  • Strong winds across parts of the North Plains and Midwest today.
  • Snow and strong winds today and tonight for the California northern and central Sierra Nevada.

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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:


—Northwest CA above 4000 feet: Winter Weather Advisories through midday today. 2-4 additional inches of accumulation possible. I-5, US-101 marginally impacted.

CA Northern and Central Sierra Nevada: Winter Weather Advisories through tonight. 6-12 inches snow expected, with up to 20 inches above 7000 feet. I-80, US-50 impacted.

— Central CA Eastern Sierra Mountain slopes and adjacent west-central NV: Wind Advisories through Saturday afternoon. Gusts to 50 mph. I-80, US-395 impacted.

— Southern CA Mojave Desert Slopes: Wind Advisory through mid-morning. Gusts to 50 mph. CA-58 impacted.


— Southwest ID south of I-84 and north of I-80: Winter Weather Advisories until midday today. Additional accumulations of 1-3 inches in the valleys and 3-6 inches over the mountains.

— Most of western WY; adjacent east-central ID: Winter Weather Advisories through Friday morning. Up to 6-10 inches of new snow expected and wind gusts to 40 mph. Travel over passes will become extremely difficult.


Western and central ND; extreme southeast MT; northwest SD. Blizzard Warnings continue through this evening. Up to 5 inches of additional accumulation. Wind gusts to 50 mph. Snow drifts up to 6 feet in height. I-94 impacted.

— Eastern ND; northwestern and northern MN: Winter Weather Advisories through this evening. 1-3 inches additional snow with gusts to 40 mph. I-29, I-35, I-94 impacted.

Most of SD except far-western portion of state; southern MN; most of WI; much of IA; northern MO; northern and central IL: High Wind Warnings (central and northeast SD) and Advisories (everywhere else) through this evening. Gusts 50-60 mph. Major highways impacted include I-29, I-35, I-39, I-43, I-55, I-57, I-74, I-80, I-90, I-94.


— MI Lower Peninsula and eastern Upper Peninsula; central and northern IN; northwest OH: Wind Advisories this afternoon and evening. Gusts 45-50 mph. I-65, I-69, I-75, I-80, I-90, I-94, I-96 impacted.

Eastern PA; most of NJ; southern NY including New York City; CT; western and central MA: Slight risk this afternoon and evening for scattered strong or severe thunderstorms. Damaging winds gusts are the primary threat.

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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