Travel & RV Weather Forecast Thursday 4 August


  • Dangerous flash flooding occurring this morning across central and southeast Missouri.
  • Flash flood potential today and Friday across portions of southern and eastern California, Nevada and New Mexico.
  • High winds this afternoon across portions of northern Montana.
  • A hot day today for much of the Northeast.

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Pacific:

— Interior southern CA mountains and deserts: Flood Watch this afternoon and evening. I-8, I-10, I-15, I-40, CA-58 potentially impacted.

— Southeast CA, including Death Valley and the Mojave Desert, and eastern CA Sierra Mountains: Flood Watches this afternoon through Friday evening from monsoon thunderstorms. Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations. Low-water crossings may be flooded. Area bounded by I-80 to the north and I-40 to the south.

— Southwest, central and northeast NV: Flood Watches Friday through late Friday night from monsoon thunderstorms. Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations. Low-water crossings may be flooded. I-80, US-50 potentially impacted.

Mountain:

Northwest and north-central MT along and east of the Rocky Mountain Front, including East Glacier: High Wind Warnings from midday today through this evening. Gusts to 65 mph. I-15 impacted.

— Portions central, west-central, north-central, east-central and northeast NM: Flood Watches this afternoon and evening from monsoon thunderstorms. Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations. Low-water crossings may be flooded. I-25, I-40 potentially impacted.

Central:

Central and southeast MO; adjacent southwest IL: Flash Flood Warnings, Advisories, and Watches continue through this morning. 1-3 inches of rain have already fallen; an additional 1-3 inches of rain is possible this morning. If you are in a flash flood warning, move to higher ground but do not drive or tow through or across a flooded road. I-44, I-55, I-57, I-64, I-70 potentially impacted.

Eastern:

— Heat indices near 100 deg this afternoon along the East Coast from NH southward to the Carolinas.

— Scattered strong thunderstorms with locally damaging winds are possible this afternoon and evening from OH to New England.


Severe Weather and Tropical Watches and Warnings

— See https://rvweather.com/warnings-watches-and-advisories/#SPC_Tornado_Watch for the latest Tornado and Severe Thunderstorm WATCHES

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

— See https://rvweather.com/warnings-watches-and-advisories/#NHC_Hurricane_Advisory for the latest Tropical system WARNINGS and information.



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