Weather overview a.m. Tuesday 26 October 2021

  • ** Heads up ** Major east-coast storm will bring 2-5 inches of rain to New York City and surrounding areas today, and wind gusts to 75 mph to eastern Massachusetts, Rhode Island and western Long Island tonight.
  • Strong storm east of New Jersey will approach Cape Cod, bringing heavy rains and high winds and heavy rain to New York City today and southern New England tonight, respectively.
  • Scattered severe thunderstorms and isolated tornadoes expected across parts of the southern and central Plains from late this afternoon into the overnight.
  • Mountains snows and large areas of strong and high winds continue over much of the west today — challenging towing conditions.

— Central MT: High Wind Warnings and Watches through Wednesday. Gusts to 60 mph. I-15, I-90 impacted.

— West-central WY: Winter Weather Advisories until noon for Wind River Range. 1-3 inches additional accumulation.

— South-central and central WY: High Wind Warnings today. Gusts 60-70 mph. I-25, I-80 impacted.

— Northeast, central, southwest UT: Winter Weather Advisories until noon. 3-9 inches snow expected. I-15, I-80 impacted.

— Eastern, northeast AZ: Wind Advisories through this afternoon. Gusts 40-50 mph. I-40 impacted.

— South-central WY: Winter Weather Advisory above 8500 feet and High Wind Warning through this evening. 5-10 inches snow and gusts 50-65 mph. I-80 impacted.

— Southeast WY: High Wind Warning through this evening. Gusts to 65 mph. I-25, I-80 impacted.

— High terrain of western, southwest CO: Winter Weather Advisory tonight through tonight above 9500 feet. 4-8 inches of snow with gusts 40-55 mph. I-70 impacted.

— Extreme southeast WY, western NE, eastern CO, extreme western KS: High Wind Watch for this evening and tonight. Gusts to 60 mph. I-25, I-70, I-76, I-80 potentially impacted.

— Most of NM except northwest portion of state, far-west TX: High Wind Warnings and Wind Advisories through this evening. Gusts 50-60 mph. I-10, I-25, I-40 impacted.

— West-central SD: Wind Advisory this afternoon through tonight. Gusts to 50 mph. I-90 impacted.

— Eastern ND, eastern SD, western MN: Wind Advisories today. Gusts 45-50 mph. I-90, I-94 impacted.

— South-central KS, central OK, north-central TX: Significant severe weather outbreak possible this afternoon through tonight. Large hail, damaging winds and isolated tornadoes all possible. I-20, I-35, I-40, I-70 potentially impacted.

— Western LA coast, TX Gulf Coast: Dense Fog Advisories through mid-morning. I-10, I-45 impacted.

— Southeast TX, southern LA, coastal MS, coastal AL: Slight risk of severe thunderstorm with damaging winds and a few tornadoes Wednesday and Wednesday night. I-10, I-45, I-49, I-55, I-59 potentially impacted.

— Portions of eastern WV, southwest VA, western NC: Wind Advisories today through midnight tonight. Gusts to 50 mph. I-77, I-81 impacted.

— Southern NY including New York City and Long Island, eastern PA, NJ, CT, RI, MA except extreme west: Flood and Flash Flood Advisories and Watches tonight through Wednesday. 2-5 inches of rain expected. Major highways impacted include NJTP, NY Thruway, PA Turnpike, Mass Pike, I-84, I-88, I-90, I-95.

— Coastal ME, eastern MA, RI, southeast CT, western Long Island: High Wind Warnings and Wind Advisories this afternoon through midday Wednesday. Gusts 50-75 mph. Strongest winds will be over Eastern MA, coastal RI and western Long Island early tonight. I-95 impacted.

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