Travel & RV Weather Forecast Tuesday 17 January

  • Snowstorm for the central Plains into the Upper Midwest this evening though Thursday.
  • Strong winds impact the Southwest and west Texas today and Wednesday.
  • Some freezing rain for parts of the Northeast today.

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Pacific:

— Central WA Kittitas Valley: Dense Fog Advisory this morning. I-82, I-90 impacted.

Much of northern CA above 2500 feet. Winter Weather Advisory Wednesday and Wednesday evening. Up to 7 inches of snow and wind gusts to 40 mph. Siskiyou Pass impacted. I-5, US-89, US-93 impacted.

CA northern and central Sierra Nevada mountains: Winter Weather Advisories Wednesday afternoon and night. 6-12 inches snow expected. I-80, US-50 impacted.

— Central CA south of Fresno: Dense Fog Advisory this morning. I-5, CA-99 impacted.

Central and east-central NV: Winter Weather Advisories continue this morning. An additional inch of so of snow in the valleys and 2-5 inches for the mountains. I-80, US-6, US-50, US-93 impacted.

Southern CA Coachella Valley and San Diego County deserts: Wind Advisory through this afternoon. Gusts to 55 mph. I-8, I-10 impacted.

Mountain:

West-central and northwest MT; north-central ID: Winter Weather Advisories continue this morning. Total snow accumulations 1-4 inches. I-15, I-90 impacted.

— North-central, central and southeast MT; central and northeast WY; far-west SD: Dense Fog Advisories through late this morning. I-90, I-94 impacted.

Much of UT; most of the higher elevations of AZ; western and north-central NM; western CO: Winter Storm Warnings and Advisories through tonight. Snow accumulations generally 2-8 inches in the valleys and 1-2 feet in the mountains. Snow levels in AZ and NM about 5500 feet. Wind gusts up 35-40 mph. I-15, I-17, I-40, I-70, I-80 impacted.

East-central and southeast WY; northeast and east-central CO: Winter Storm Warnings (CO) and Advisories this evening through Wednesday evening. Likely snow accumulations will range from 2-7 inches in WY to 7-15 inches in CO. I-25, I-70, I-76, I-80 impacted.

— East-central AZ; western and central NM: Strong winds this afternoon. Gusts 30-45 mph. I-10, I-25, I-40 impacted.

East-central NM: Strong Winds Wednesday morning and afternoon. Gusts 40-50 mph. I-25, I-40 impacted.

Southeast NM; far-western TX: High Wind Watch Wednesday and Wednesday evening. Gusts 65-80 mph. I-10, I-20 impacted.

Central:

Far-western TX and adjacent southeast NM: High Wind Watch Wednesday and Wednesday evening. Gusts 65-80 mph. I-10, I-20 impacted.

— TX Panhandle: Strong winds Wednesday morning and afternoon. Gusts 35-45 mph. I-27, I-40 impacted.

Southeast ND; most of northern MN; northern WI; western MI Upper Peninsula: Winter Weather Advisories today for a mixture of light snow and freezing rain. An inch or so of snow mixed in with some ice. I-29, I-35, I-94, US-6 impacted.

NE; northern KS; southeast SD; western, central and northern IA; southern and southeast MN; southwest and west-central WI: Winter Storm Warnings (NE), Watches and Advisories this evening through Thursday. Snow accumulations generally 5-10 inches. I-29, I-35, I-70, I-80, I-90, I-94 impacted.

— Far-south and southeast TX: Dense Fog Advisories this morning. I-2, I-10, I-37, I-45, I-69 impacted.

— Northeast AR; southeast MO; far-southern IL: Dense Fog Advisories this morning. I-24, I-55, I-57 impacted.

— Northern LA; central and eastern AR; southeast MO; western TN; northern and western KY; southern IL: Heavy rain with a slight chance of flash flooding Wednesday and Wednesday night. I-26, I-30, I-40, I-55, I-57 potentially impacted.

Western, central and northern LA along and north of I-10; southeast AR; western; central and northern MS; western TN: Severe thunderstorms possible Wednesday. I-10, I-20, I-22, I-40, I-49, I-55 potentially impacted.

— Eastern, central and southern AL: Marginally severe thunderstorms with isolated damaging wind gusts possible Thursday. I-20, I-55, I-65, I-85 potentially impacted.

Eastern:

Northern MI (Lower Peninsula and eastern Upper Peninsula): Winter Weather Advisories this morning for freezing rain. I-75 impacted.

— Southern IN; north-central KY: Heavy rain with a slight chance of flash flooding Wednesday and Wednesday night. I-64, I-65 potentially impacted.

Central and north-central PA; western NY: Winter Weather Advisories this morning for light freezing rain. I-80, I-81, I-86, I-88, I-90 / NY Thruway, I-99 impacted.

Northern NY; most of VT: Winter Weather Advisories this afternoon and tonight for a mixture of snow and freezing rain. 1-2 inches of snow, mixed with ice. I-87, I-89, I-91 impacted.

— Eastern FL Panhandle and adjacent GA: Dense Fog Advisory this morning. I-10, I-75 impacted.


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