Travel & RV Weather Forecast Thursday 5 January

  • Heavy rains, high winds and mountain snows ease over much of California by this evening.
  • Storms continue though for California and southern Oregon for at least the next week.
  • Some light snow and sleet for northern New York and interior New England.

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Coastal WA: Wind Advisories through late tonight. Gusts to 50 mph. US-101 impacted.

— Northwest WA Eastern Puget Sound lowlands: Wind Advisories this morning. Gusts to 45 mph. I-90 impacted.

WA central and southern Cascades: Winter Weather Advisories this morning. Mixed precipitation. Additional snow accumulation up to 3 inches. Some sleet and freezing rain. Wind gusts to 35 mph. I-90 impacted.

Portions of southeast WA and northeast OR: High Wind Warnings (OR) and Advisories today along the base of the Blue Mountains. Wind gusts 55-60 mph. I-84 impacted.

Southwest OR and much of northern CA: High Wind Warnings and Advisories through this afternoon. Wind gusts 50-65 mph. I-5, US-101, US-395 impacted.

CA Sierra Nevada Mountains: Winter Storm Warnings above 5000 feet continue through late tonight. Additional snow accumulations of 4-8 inches at 5000 feet and 1-2 feet at 6000 feet. Wind gusts to 50 mph. I-80, US-50 impacted.

— Much of CA west of the Sierra Nevada mountains, including coastal southern CA north of Oceanside: Flood Watches continue today. Most highways west of the Sierra Nevada potentially impacted including I-5, I-10, I-15, I-80, US-101, CA-1, CA-99.

— Much of central and north-central CA; west-central NV: Wind Advisories expire this morning. Most gusts 40 mph or less now.

— Southern CA coastal and mountain regions, Wind Advisories through midday today. Gusts to 35 mph. Minimal impact on RV travel.

— Southern CA mountains north and east of Los Angeles: Winter Storm Warnings through this evening above 6500 feet. Up to 1-2 feet of snow above 7500 feet and wind gusts to 60 mph.


— Central WY: Dense Fog Advisory through midday today. US20, US-287 impacted.

North-central, central and southwest UT: Winter Storm Warnings this afternoon through Friday. Accumulations generally 6-15 inches snow; more in the Wasatch. I-15, I-70, I-80 impacted.

— Southeast WY: Strong winds this afternoon. Gusts 35-45 mph. I-25, I-80 impacted.

— Northwest, central and east-central AZ: Strong winds this afternoon. Gusts 35-45 mph. I-17, I-40 impacted.

Southeast WY; CO Front Range; north-central NM: Strong winds Friday afternoon. Gusts 35-50 mph. I-25, I-70, I-80 impacted.


— Northeast ND and adjacent northwest MN: Dense Fog Advisory through midday today. I-29 impacted.

— Portions of northwest WI: Winter Weather Advisory continues through this afternoon. 1-2 inches additional snowfall.


Northeast NY; northeast VT; much of NH and ME: Winter Weather Advisories today. Additional snow and sleet accumulations up to 2-4 inches. I-87, I-89, I-91, I-93, I-95 impacted.

North-central MA: Winter Weather Advisory this afternoon and evening for freezing drizzle. I-90 / Mass Pike impacted.

— Patchy dense fog this morning from southern NJ south to southeast GA along the I-95 corridor. Also dense fog this morning in central NC along I-85.

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