Weather overview a.m. Monday 11 October 2021

  • The western storm will continue producing heavy mountain snows, high winds, critical fire weather in parts of CA, and much below normal temperatures.
  • Another round of significant severe weather is probable late Tuesday afternoon and evening centered over western KS and OK.

— Portions of south-central OR, eastern OR and southwest ID: Wind Advisories today. Gusts 45-50 mph. I-84 impacted.

— Much of CA west of the Sierras from the Sacramento Valley southward, including central CA, the southeastern deserts and much of southern CA: High Wind Warnings, Wind Advisories and High Wind Watches through Tuesday morning. Wind gusts 45-65 mph. I-5, I-8, I-10, I-15, I-40, I-80, US-101 and CA-58 all impacted.

— Northeast NV: Winter Weather Advisory through mid-morning. Total accumulation up to 4 inches snow.

— East-central NV: Winter Weather Advisory midday Monday through Tuesday. 1-4 inches snow in the valleys and up to a foot at the high elevations.

— Central and southern NV: High Wind Warnings and Wind Advisories Monday and Monday night. Gusts 55-65 mph. I-15 impacted.

— Most of AZ except southeast portions: Wind Advisories Monday midday through Tuesday evening. Gusts to 55 mph. I-8, I-10, I-17, I-40 impacted.

— Central and eastern ID, southern MT, most of WY, southwest and central UT, higher terrain of western CO: Winter Storm Warnings, Watches and Advisories through Tuesday night. Lower elevations will see 4-8 inches snow and 8-24 inches in higher terrain and mountain passes. I-15, I-25, I-70, I-80, I-90 impacted. RV’ers in and around Yellowstone and Grand Teton Parks should be prepared for winter camping and towing. Heaviest snows will be in southern MT and northern and central WY.

— Southwest and south-central NM, far-west TX: High Wind Watch for Tuesday midday through evening. Gusts to 60 mph. I-10, I-25 impacted.

— Southern NE, western KS, western and central OK: Significant risk of severe thunderstorms and tornadoes Tuesday afternoon and evening. I-35, I-40, I-70, I-80 potentially impacted.

— IL, southeast WI, western IN, western MI Lower Peninsula: Slight risk of severe thunderstorms this afternoon and evening. Locally damaging wind, isolated hail, and a couple of tornadoes are possible. Major highways potentially impacted include I-55, I-57, I-70, I-80, I-90, I-94, I-196.

— Central and western ME: Dense fog advisory through mid-morning. I-95 impacted.

— Coastal VA including the southern Chesapeake Bay coast, coastal MD, DE, and southern and central NJ: Expect tides running 1-2 feet above ground level through this evening. Be extremely cautious if you plan to camp or boondock on or near any beach in this region.

— NC Coast and Tidewater VA: The disturbance meandering east of the NC Coast mentioned yesterday will not become a tropical storm.

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