Travel & RV Weather Forecast Thursday 16 February

** Heads Up ** Significant severe weather threat continues through tonight from the Deep South north to the eastern Great Lakes. Nighttime tornado threat across Mississippi and Arkansas. Click here for actions that will keep you safe.

  • Significant severe weather threat continues through tonight across the Deep South, and the mid-Mississippi, Tennessee and Ohio Valleys. Nighttime tornadoes possible across Mississippi and Alabama.
  • Snowstorm moves through the Central Plains into the Great Lakes today and tonight.
  • Strong winds Friday afternoon across much of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast.

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— No significant impacts to RV travel today or Friday.


— Southeast ID: Wind Chill Warnings this morning. Wind Chill values -20 to -35 deg F. I-15 impacted.

Southeast WY Snowy Range Foothills and South Laramie Range including portions of I-80 between Cheyenne and Rawlins: High Wind Watch this evening through Friday afternoon. Gusts 50-60 mph. I-80 impacted.

Southeast WY along and east of I-25: High Wind Warnings and Watches this evening through Friday evening. Gusts 60-70 mph. I-25 impacted.


Central and northeast KS; south-central and eastern NE; southern and eastern IA; west-central and northern MO; northwest and northern IL; southern and southeast WI: Winter Storm Warnings and Advisories continue today. Total snow accumulations generally 4-8 inches snow accumulation. Winds gusting to 35 mph. I-29, I-35, I-39, I-43, I-70, I-74, I-80, I-88, I-90, I-94 impacted.

Much of eastern AR; southeast MO; western KY; western TN; northwest MS: TORNADO Watch through midday. A few tornadoes, 2-inch diameter hail and wind gusts to 70 mph possible. I-24, I-30, I-40, I-55, I-57 potentially impacted.

Eastern LA; MS; AL; western FL Panhandle; western and central TN; western KY: Widely scattered severe thunderstorms possible. Several tornadoes possible over MS and AL, including the risk for strong tornadoes late this afternoon and tonight. I-10, I-12, I-20, I-22, I-24, I-40, I-55, I-59, I-65, I-69, I-85 potentially impacted.


— Most of MI Lower Peninsula: Winter Weather Advisories today and tonight. 3-6 inches snow expected. I-69, I-75, I-94, I-96 impacted.

Most of OH; central and southern IN; central and eastern KY: Widely scattered severe thunderstorms possible. Damaging wind gusts and a tornado or two are the primary threats. I-64, I-65, I-69, I-70, I-71, I-74, I-75, I-76, I-77, I-80, OH Turnpike potentially impacted.

Most of KY; adjacent OH and IN: Flood Watches through late tonight due to heavy rains. I-24, I-64, I-65, I-69, I-71, I-75 potentially impacted.

— Western NC; western and southwest VA; northern VA; MD; DE; DC; central and eastern PA; Southern Tier NY; NJ; much of MA, CT, RI: Strong winds Friday afternoon. Gusts 35-45 mph. Major highways impacted include I-26, I-40, I-64, I-66, I-68, I-70, I-76, I-77, I-78, I-80, I-81, I-83, I-84, I-86, I-88, I-90, I-95, NJ and PA Turnpikes.

— Northern NY; central and northern VT; northern NH; most of northern and central ME: Winter Weather Advisories tonight and Friday. Snow freezing rain accumulations generally around 2 inches in NH, VT and NY. Up to 6-9 inches snow in northern ME. I-87, I-89, I-91, I-93, I-95 impacted.

— Northern NH and much of eastern ME: Wind Advisory this morning. Gusts to 45 mph. I-93 impacted.

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