Travel & RV Weather Forecast Tuesday 29 November

** Heads Up ** Regional tornado outbreak possible this afternoon and evening across the Lower-Mississippi Valley. Some tornadoes may be strong or long-lived. Large hail and severe wind gusts also expected. Have at least two different ways to get NOAA weather warnings; know where you can shelter in emergency from severe weather; get off the road if you are in a tornado warning box. Your RV is not a severe weather shelter. More safety tips here.

  • Severe weather this afternoon and tonight across the middle and lower Mississippi Valley where tornadoes, large hail, damaging winds, and flash flooding are expected.
  • Strong winds, heavy snow and plunging temperatures across the Inter-mountain West today.
  • Heavy snow develops today across the Upper Mississippi Valley Tuesday.
  • Strong winds across the mid-Mississippi Valley today, moving into the Northeast Wednesday.

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Central and northern WA: Winter Storm Warnings and Advisories (near the coast) this afternoon through Wednesday evening. Snow accumulations will range from a few inches near the coast and around Puget Sound to 10-16 inches inland to 1-2 feet in the Cascades. Wind gusts to 40 mph. Major highways impacted include I-5, I-82, I-90, US-395.

WA northern Puget Sound: High Wind Warning this afternoon through Wednesday morning. Gusts to 55 mph. I-5 impacted.

— WA remainder of Puget Sound: Wind Advisories this afternoon through Wednesday morning. Gusts to 40 mph. I-5, I-90 impacted.

— WA Pacific Coast: Wind Advisories this afternoon through Wednesday morning. Gusts to 50 mph. US-101 impacted.

Far east-central and northeast WA; northern ID: Winter Storm Watches late this evening through late Wednesday night. Accumulations will range from 4-7 inches to 10-16 inches north of Spokane. I-90 US-95 impacted.

OR Cascades: Winter Storm Watch Wednesday morning through Thursday afternoon. Accumulations of 1-2 feet are likely. Wind gusts to 40 mph. I-84, US-395 impacted.

OR Coast: High Wind Watch this evening through Wednesday morning. Gusts to 60 mph. US-101 impacted.

Northern CA and adjacent south-central OR, including Siskiyou Summit: Winter Storm Watches Wednesday afternoon through Thursday. Accumulations will range from 5-10 inches around 3000 feet to 10-20 inches in the higher elevations. Wind gusts to 45 mph. I-5, US-395 impacted.

CA Sierra Nevada: Winter Storm Watches Wednesday evening through Friday morning. Snow accumulations will range from 2-8 inches at lower elevations to 1-3 feet near and west of US-395 and Donner Pass. Wind gusts 45-65 mph except up to 100 mph on exposed summit ridge lines. I-80, US-50, US-395 highly impacted.


Central and south-central ID and adjacent east-central OR: Winter Storm Watches late tonight through late Thursday night, Snow accumulations will range from 4-8 inches across the lower elevations to Baker County to 1-2 feet in the mountains. I-84 impacted.

— Portions of western, central and southwest MT: Winter Storm Watches Wednesday night through Friday afternoon. Accumulations will range from 4-9 inches to 1-2 feet in the mountains. Wind gusts 35-40 mph.

North-central, central and southwest UT: Winter Storm Warnings (southern Wasatch Mountains) and Advisories (elsewhere) continue today. Additional accumulations of 3-8 inches in the mountains and 1-4 inches elsewhere. I-15, I-70, I-80 impacted.

Southeast WY I-80 Summit between Laramie and Cheyenne; also I-80 between Laramie and Rawlins: Ground Blizzard Warning this afternoon through Wednesday afternoon. Wind gusts to 60 mph, windchill temperatures of -25 deg F and near zero visibility due to blowing and drifting snow. I-80 highly impacted and will likely close.

Southeast and south-central WY; much of northern, central and southwest CO: Winter Storm Warnings (portions of WY and CO Rockies) and Advisories today. Additional accumulations range from a few inches in the CO Foothills to 5-9 inches in the mountains. Wind gusts to 45 mph. I-25, I-70, I-80 impacted.

Much of NM; portions of northeast and east-central AZ: High Wind Warnings and Advisories today. High winds end from west to east. Gusts 55-65 mph in NM and 40-50 mph in AZ. I-25, I-40 impacted.


NE; southeast SD; western IA; southern, southeast and east-central MN; MN Arrowhead; northwest and north-central WI; western MI Upper Peninsula: Winter Storm Warnings (MN, WI) and Advisories today and tonight. Snow accumulations will range from 2-4 inches over NE to 5-9 inches over parts of MN and WI. Some freezing rain today over eastern NE and western IA. Wind gusts 30-40 mph. I-29, I-35, I-80, I-90, I-94, US-2 impacted.

Western TX: Wind Advisory today. Gusts to 55 mph. I-10/I-20 split impacted.

— Eastern OK; northwest AR; southwest MO: Wind Advisories through this afternoon. Gusts to 45 mph. I-40, I-44 impacted.

— Central and east-central IL; adjacent northwest IN: Wind Advisories mid-morning through mid-afternoon. Gusts to 45 mph. I-39, I-55, I-57, I-65, I-72, I-74, I-80 impacted.

— Far-western KY; western and central TN; the southeastern half of AR; MS; LA; far-eastern TX; western AL: Severe thunderstorms with tornadoes, very large hail and severe wind gusts are expected this afternoon and tonight. A few strong tornadoes are possible. Greatest risk of severe weather will be over northeast LA and central MS. I-10, I-12, I-20, I-24, I-30, I-40, I-49, I-55, I-57, I-59 potentially impacted.

Southern and southeast MS and adjacent southeast LA; southwest AL: Flood watch this afternoon through Wednesday morning for excessive rainfall. I-10, I-12, I-59 potentially impacted.

— Southeast LA; coastal MS and AL: Dense Fog Advisories this morning. I-10, I-12 impacted.


— Western NY south of Buffalo downwind of Lake Erie: Winter Weather Advisory Wednesday afternoon through Thursday afternoon for lake effect snow. Up to 4-7 inches snow and gusts to 45 mph. I-90 / NY Thruway impacted.

— Western NY north of Syracuse downwind of Lake Ontario: Lake Effect Snow Warning Wednesday evening though Thursday evening. 4-7 inches snow at lower elevations and 8-14 inches across the Tug Hill Plateau. Wind gusts to 50 mph. I-80 impacted.

— Western NY: Wind Advisories midday Wednesday through midday Thursday. Gusts to 50 mph. I-81, I-90 / NY Thruway impacted.

— Coastal and Down East ME: High Wind Watch Wednesday afternoon and Wednesday night. Gusts to 55 mph. I-95 impacted.

— Eastern and central MA; RI: Wind Advisories Wednesday afternoon and night. Gusts 40-50 mph. I-84, I-90, I-95, I-495, US-6 impacted.

— Eastern TN along the NC border: High Wind Warning this evening through Wednesday morning. Gusts to 70 mph. I-26, I-40 impacted.

— Southern AL; southwest GA; much of the FL Panhandle: Dense Fog Advisories this morning. I-10 impacted.

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