Weather overview a.m. Wednesday 13 October 2021

  • A strong storm will bring a winter weather and strong winds for portions of the northern US between Minnesota and Montana. Blizzard conditions this morning for southeast WY.
  • Remnants of an Eastern Pacific hurricane will move across Texas and southeast Oklahoma bringing heavy rainfall and flash flooding today and Thursday. Flooding kills — be very careful if you are driving through or camping in this region. Have a plan on how to get to higher ground quickly.

— CA, portions of Santa Barbara County: Wind advisory this afternoon through Thursday afternoon. Gusts to 50 mph. US-101 impacted.

— Eastern MT, eastern and central WY, far-west ND, far-west SD, Winter Storm Warnings and Winter Weather Advisories continue through tonight. Additional accumulations of 5-12 inches are likely. I-25, I-80, I-90, I-94 impacted.

— Southeast WY and extreme northwest NE: Blizzard Warning through midday today. Total snow accumulations of 6-12 inches and wind gusts to 65 mph. Much of I-25 is shut down due to winter weather conditions.

— Southern, central and northeast TX, mostly along I-35: Flood and Flash Flood Watches through Thursday evening. 2-5 inches of rain expected. I-10, I-20, I-30, I-35, I-45 potentially impacted. Be very careful in driving in this region once the rain starts falling. If camping, have a plan to move quickly to higher ground if you are near a stream, river or lake, or in a site that floods easily.

— Northeast IL, northern IN: Dense Fog Advisory through mid-morning. I-55, I-57, I-65, I-69, I-80, I-90 impacted.

— East-central AL: Dense Fog Advisory through mid-morning. I-20, I-59 impacted.

— Northern VA, western MD: Dense Fog Advisory through mid-morning: I-70, I-81, I-95 impacted.

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