Travel & RV Weather Forecast Wednesday 3 August


  • Severe thunderstorms and the risk of flash flooding will be centered from lower Michigan to the middle Mississippi Valley today.
    • Heavy rains continue across central and southern Missouri into Thursday.
  • Strong gusty winds expected across the Interior Northwest into Montana both this afternoon and Thursday afternoon.
  • Isolated flash flooding possible across the Southwest associated with monsoon thunderstorms.
  • Heat spreads into the Northeast on Thursday.

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Pacific:

— Central and eastern WA: Strong winds this afternoon. Gusts 25-35 mph. I-82, I-90 impacted.

Mountain:

— Northwest MT: Strong winds this afternoon. Gusts 30-40 mph. I-15 impacted.

— East-central ID; western and northern MT: Strong winds Thursday afternoon and evening. Gusts 30-45 mph. I-15, I-90 impacted.

— Portions of west-central and north-central 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 potentially impacted.

Central:

Northeast, central and west-central IL; northeast MO: Scattered severe thunderstorms late this afternoon through tonight. Damaging winds are the primary threat although large hail cannot be ruled out. I-39, I-55, I-57, I-70, I-72, I-74, I-80 potentially impacted.

Central and southern MO: Heavy rainfall likely Wednesday night into Thursday. Some flash flooding possible. I-44, I-55, I-70 potentially impacted.

— Central and south-central MS and adjacent southeast LA: Dense Fog Advisory through mid-morning. I-20, I-55, I-59 impacted.

Eastern:

MI Lower Peninsula; north and northwest IN: Scattered severe thunderstorms this afternoon through late this evening. Damaging winds are the primary threat although large hail cannot be ruled out. I-65, I-69, I-75, I-80/I-90/IN Toll Rd, I-94, I-96 potentially impacted.


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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