Travel & RV Weather Forecast Wednesday 4 May

  • Severe thunderstorms with tornadoes, damaging winds, hail, and heavy rainfall are expected over the Southern Plains Wednesday, and the Mississippi Valley on Thursday.
  • Excessive rainfall with rainfall rates of two-inches per hour or higher could bring flash flooding to eastern Oklahoma, southeast Kansas and southwest Missouri.
  • An inch or two of snow likely today along the highest elevations of I-70 in Colorado.

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For detailed weather information or routing recommendations, please submit an RV Weather SureRouteTM Request. Your local forecasts are always available here. Below are some highlights of significant weather, grouped by time zone:


— South-central OR: Wind Advisories Thursday midday through Thursday evening. Gusts to 50 mph.


— WY Wind River Mountains. Winter Storm Warning through midday today. Total snow accumulation 12-18 inches.

— South-central WY: Winter Weather Advisories continue through this evening, primarily above 8000 feet. Up to 3-6 additional inches of snow expected. I-80 on northern edge of this region.

— Southeast WY: Dense Fog Advisory through mid-morning. I-25, I-80 impacted.

— East-central CO and adjacent west-central KS: Dense Fog Advisory through midmorning along the I-70 corridor. I-70 impacted.

— North-central and east-central NM: Wind Advisories midday today through this evening. Gusts to 45 mph. I-25, I-40 impacted.


— Much of eastern ND; northwest MN: Flood Warnings continue for river flooding through this evening. Some roads closed due to flooding. I-29 potentially impacted.

Central and eastern OK; southeast KS; southwest MO; northwest AR: Flood Watches through Thursday afternoon. Widespread areas of 2-3 inches of rainfall with isolated areas of 5-6 inches of rain. I-35, I-40, I-44 potentially impacted.

OK (except Panhandle), western TX east of the I-10 / I-20 split; northern TX north and west of I-30 / I-35: Severe Thunderstorms likely this afternoon and evening, with very large hail, damaging winds, and tornadoes, some of which could be strong. I-10, I-20, I-27, I-35, I-40, I-44 potentially impacted.

Southern MO; southeast OK; AR; western TN; northeast TX; northern LA; northwest MS: Severe thunderstorms likely Thursday. Damaging winds, hail and tornadoes are all expected. I-20, I-30, I-40, I-45, I-49, I-55 potentially impacted.

— Southeast MS; central and southern AL; FL Panhandle; southwest GA: Dense Fog Advisories through midmorning. I-10, I-20, I-65, I-85 impacted.


— Southeast VA; central and eastern NC; most of SC: Some strong thunderstorms possible this afternoon and evening. I-26, I-64, I-77, I-85, I-95 potentially impacted.

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