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U.S. Weather Update 11.23.22

Posted by Jarrett on Nov 23, 2022 8:39:05 AM


Summary:
As Thanksgiving gets closer, the majority of the Lower 48 remains very quiet with only some sporadic hazards expected Wednesday. In southern California, high wind watches and wind advisories will begin Wednesday evening, as Santa Ana offshore winds develop and increase the fire weather threats. Meanwhile, the constant air stagnation issues will persist in parts of the Northwest until late week. Impacted Lanes: I-90, US-200


California 
High Wind Warning remains in effect until 3 PM PST Thursday afternoon

  • Northeast winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph expected.
  • Impacts: Damaging winds will blow down large objects such as trees and power lines. Power outages are expected. Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

Wind Advisory remains in effect until 10 AM PST Friday morning

  • Northeast winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph expected.
  • Impacts: Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result. Travel could be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

Montana
Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 11 AM MST this morning

  • Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 2 inches in the valleys, with 3 to 5 inches over Lookout Pass. Ice accumulations of up to a light glaze.
  • Impacts: Plan on slippery road conditions.

Texas
Dense Fog Advisory remains in effect until 10 AM CST this morning

  • Visibility one quarter mile or less in dense fog.
  • Impacts: Low visibility could make driving conditions hazardous.

Additional Winter Weather Advisories include but are not limited to: Idaho, Wyoming, and Colorado

Additional High Wind Warnings include but are not limited to: Wyoming

Additional Dense Fog Advisories include but are not limited to: Kansas 


 
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U.S. Weather Update 11.22.22

Posted by Jarrett on Nov 22, 2022 8:36:33 AM


Summary:
A system will pass through the Northwest on Tuesday to hopefully help out with the constant air stagnation issues across the region. This storm will likely produce locally heavy rain, mainly mountain snow and some gusty winds. Meanwhile, locally heavy to excessive rainfall will be possible for the eastern Florida Peninsula. Impacted Lanes: I-90


Washington
Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 10 AM PST Wednesday morning

  • Snow and freezing drizzle expected. Total snow accumulations between 2 and 6 inches. Ice accumulation of a light glaze with freezing drizzle. Precipitation will fall as snow through Tuesday evening and then transition to freezing drizzle late Tuesday into Wednesday morning.
  • Impacts: Travel could be very difficult. The hazardous conditions could impact the Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning commutes.

Texas
Freezing Fog Advisory remains in effect until 9 AM MST this morning

  • Visibility one quarter mile or less in freezing fog.
  • Impacts: Hazardous driving conditions due to low visibility and potential frost on bridges.

Dense Fog Advisory remains in effect until 10 AM CST this morning

  • Visibility one quarter mile or less in dense fog.
  • Impacts: Hazardous driving conditions due to low visibility.
 

Additional Winter Weather Advisories include but are not limited to: Oregon, Idaho, and Montana

Additional Dense Fog Advisories include but are not limited to: Oklahoma 


 
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U.S. Weather Update 11.21.22

Posted by Jarrett on Nov 21, 2022 8:13:46 AM


Summary:
A tranquil start to Thanksgiving Week is likely with very few weather hazards. In fact, high pressure will dominate much of the Lower 48 the next few days. A couple of items being monitored on Monday, include, locally heavy rainfall possible in the eastern Florida Peninsula, continued air stagnation issues in a large portion of the Northwest and the lake effect snow event coming to an end. Impacted Lanes: US-60, US-70, US-380


Washington
Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 7 PM PST Tuesday evening

  • Mixed precipitation expected. Ice accumulation around one tenth of an inch. Total snow accumulations up to two inches near Leavenworth and Plain.
  • Impacts: Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the Tuesday evening commute the most.

New Mexico
Freezing Fog Advisory remains in effect until 10 AM MST this morning

  • Visibility one quarter to one half mile in freezing fog.
  • Impacts: Freezing fog may lead to slick conditions over bridges and culverts, including portions of U.S. Highways 60, 70, and 380. A thin coating of ice may form on walkways and other elevated surfaces.

New York
Wind Advisory remains in effect until 7 PM EST this evening

  • Southwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph expected.
  • Impacts: Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result. Travel could be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.
 

Additional Freezing Fog Advisories include but are not limited to: Texas


 
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U.S. Weather Update 11.18.22

Posted by Jarrett on Nov 18, 2022 8:40:27 AM


Summary:
Prolonged heavy lake effect snow is expected to produce difficult to impossible travel, especially, downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario. Some locations may be paralyzed by several feet of snow. A wintry mix is possible in western Texas, and much colder temps will sweep across much of the U.S. Damaging easterly winds and areas of fire weather threats will develop in northern and southern California. Impacted Lanes: I-94, I-196, I-90


California 
Wind Advisory remains in effect until 7 AM PST Saturday morning

  • Areas of northeast winds 25 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph. Wind-prone ridgetops, peaks, and gaps may have gusts approach 70 mph.
  • Impacts: Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result. Travel could be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

Michigan 
Winter Strom Warning remains in effect until 7 AM EST Saturday morning

  • Snow. Snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches through tonight. Additional snow accumulations of 2 to 5 inches likely Saturday and Saturday night.
  • Impacts: Travel could be very difficult due to snow and ice covered roads and visibilities reduced to near zero at times. The hazardous conditions will impact the morning and evening commutes.

Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 7 AM EST Saturday morning

  • Heavy snow. Snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches through tonight. Additional snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches likely Saturday and Saturday night.
  • Impacts: Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions will impact the morning or evening commute.

New York 
Lake Effect Snow Warning remains in effect until 1 AM EST Saturday morning

  • For the Lake Effect Snow Warning, heavy lake effect snow. Storm total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 feet in the most persistent lake snows.
  • Impacts: Travel could be very difficult to impossible. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.
 

Additional Wind Advisories include but are not limited to: North Dakota and South Dakota

Additional Winter Weather Advisories include but are not limited to: Montana, New Mexico, Texas, Colorado and Arkansas

Additional Winter Storm Warnings include but are not limited to: Wisconsin

Additional Lake Effect Snow Warnings include but are not limited to: Ohio and Pennsylvania 


 
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U.S. Weather Update 11.17.22

Posted by Jarrett on Nov 17, 2022 8:59:51 AM


Summary:
A multi-day lake effect snow event downwind of the Great Lakes may produce several feet of snow. Travel is expected to be difficult to impossible. Accumulating snow will also be possible in the northern Plains, and north and central Rockies. A Canadian cold front will usher in unseasonably cool temperatures across much of the U.S. later this week and weekend. Impacted Lanes: US-395, US-31, US-20, US-200, US-93, I-90, I-69, I-96, I-86, I-70, I-25


Oregon
Dense Fog Advisory remains in effect until 11 AM MST this morning

  • For the Dense Fog Advisory, visibility 1/4 mile or less in dense fog.
  • Impacts: Hazardous driving conditions due to low visibility.

Freezing Fog Advisory remains in effect until 12 PM PST this afternoon

  • Visibility less than one half mile in freezing fog.
  • Impacts: Hazardous driving conditions due to low visibility and potential frost on bridges. There may also be localized areas with freezing drizzle causing slick roadways.

High Wind Warning remains in effect until 7 PM PST Friday evening

  • East winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 60 mph expected at freeway level. Speeds 35 to 50 mph with gusts to 80 to 100 mph at most exposed areas such as Corbett and Crown Point.
  • Impacts: Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Widespread power outages are expected. Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

Michigan 
Winter Strom Warning remains in effect until 7 AM EST Saturday morning

  • Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 8 to 14 inches. Heaviest snow expected today and Saturday.
  • Impacts: Travel could be very difficult to impossible. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.

Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 7 AM EST Saturday morning

  • Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 8 inches.
  • Impacts: Travel could be very difficult. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.

New York
Lake Effect Snow Warning remains in effect until 1 PM EST Sunday afternoon

  • Heavy lake effect snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 feet in the most persistent lake snows. The heaviest snow is expected late this evening through Friday night when snowfall rates could exceed 3 inches per hour. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph with produce patchy blowing snow.
  • Impacts: Travel will be very difficult to impossible. The hazardous conditions will impact the Friday morning and evening commute. The heavy snow could also bring down some tree limbs and cause scattered power outages.

Additional Dense Fog Advisories include but are not limited to: California and Idaho

Additional Freezing Fog Advisories include but are not limited to: California, Idaho and Washington

Additional Winter Weather Advisories include but are not limited to: Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, North Dakota and South Dakota,

Additional Lake Effect Snow Warnings include but are not limited to: Ohio and Pennsylvania


 
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U.S. Weather Update 11.16.22

Posted by Jarrett on Nov 16, 2022 8:49:54 AM


Summary:
Back to back storms may produce several feet of snow downwind of the Great Lakes. A coastal low may produce heavy snow in northern Maine and areas of rain, snow, and a wintery mix across the rest of the Northeast. Accumulating snow also possible for portions of the north High Plains, Midwest and upper Midwest. Offshore Santa Ana winds may cause damage and critical fire weather threats. Impacted Lanes: US-395, US-31, US-20, I-190, I-90


Oregon
Freezing Fog Advisory remains in effect until 8 AM PST this morning

  • For the Freezing Fog Advisory, visibility of a quarter mile or less in freezing fog.
  • Impacts: Hazardous driving conditions due to low visibility and potential frost on bridges.

California 
High Wind Warning remains in effect until 10 PM PST this evening

  • Northeast winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 65 mph. Gusts to 75 mph below the Cajon Pass in the morning.
  • Impacts: Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Widespread power outages are possible. Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

Montana
Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until Midnight tonight. 

  • Snow expected. Total snow accumulations 1 to 3 inches at lower elevations, and 3 to 7 inches in the mountains.
  • Impacts: Plan on slippery road conditions. Areas of blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions could impact the evening commute. The snowfall could be slow to develop in some areas early this afternoon, but it will move into all areas towards evening.

New York
Lake Effect Snow Warning remains in effect until 1 AM EST Saturday morning

  • Heavy lake effect snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 3 feet in the most persistent lake snows. The highest accumulations will be inland from the lake across the higher terrain. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph.
  • Impacts: Travel could be very difficult to impossible. The hazardous conditions will impact the commutes from Thursday morning through Friday evening.

Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 4 AM EST Saturday morning

  • Snow expected. Snow accumulations over the southern portion of the county will generally range from 5 to 10 inches late tonight into late Thursday night with similar snowfall expected over the northern portion of the county Friday and Friday night. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph.
  • Impacts: Travel could be very difficult. Periods of snow will result in snow covered roads and limited visibilities.

Additional Winter Weather Advisories include but are not limited to: Wyoming, South Dakota, Colorado ,Vermont, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine

Additional Lake Effect Snow Warnings include but are not limited to: Ohio and Pennsylvania


 
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U.S. Weather Update 11.15.22

Posted by Jarrett on Nov 15, 2022 8:36:19 AM


Summary:
A weather system will bring showers and thunderstorms from the Deep South to the Mid-Atlantic and accumulating snow and freezing rain to the Appalachians. Another system dropping south from Canada will produce snow across the Plains and Mississippi Valley. Strong high pressure will bring strong Santa Ana winds to southern California. 


Oregon
Dense Fog Advisory remains in effect until 9 AM PST this morning

  • Visibility less than a quarter of a mile are occurring in dense freezing fog.
  • Impacts: Dense freezing fog will result in hazardous conditions due to very low visibilities and slick road surfaces.

California
High Wind Warning remains in effect until 10 PM PST Wednesday evening

  • Northeast winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 60 mph expected. Gusts to 70 mph below the Cajon pass and near the coastal foothills of the Santa Ana Mountains.
  • Impacts: Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Widespread power outages are possible. Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

 Wind Advisory remains in effect until 10 PM PST Wednesday evening

  • Northeast winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 50 mph expected.
  • Impacts: Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.

Illinois 
Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 6 PM CST this evening

  • Light snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches.
  • Impacts: Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.
 

Additional Dense Fog Advisories include but are not limited to: Idaho

Additional Winter Weather Advisories include but are not limited to: Iowa, Missouri, Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, New York, Delaware, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine


 
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U.S. Weather Update 11.14.22

Posted by Jarrett on Nov 14, 2022 8:59:46 AM


Summary:
A storm will develop over the southern Plains Monday then shift to the eastern Great Lakes before transferring off the coast of New England through Wednesday night. This will bring areas of rain, thunderstorms, snow, ice, and mixed precipitation. Strong offshore winds likely in southern California Tuesday and Wednesday may cause some damage and power outages along with critical fire weather.


Oklahoma
Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 6 PM CST this evening

  • Heavy wet snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches.
  • Impacts: Travel could be very difficult. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.

Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 6 PM CST this evening

  • Wet snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches. 
  • Impacts: Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.

Texas
High Wind Warning remains in effect until 12 PM CST this afternoon

  • Southwest winds 30 to 40 mph, with gusts up to 65 mph, are expected
  • Impacts: Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

 Wind Advisory remains in effect until 4 PM CST this afternoon

  • Northwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 45 mph expected.
  • Impacts: Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result. Travel may be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 6 PM CST this evening

  • Snow accumulations 1 to 4 inches. Winds gusting as high as 40 mph may cause areas of blowing snow.
  • Impacts: Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.

Idaho
Dense Fog Advisory remains in effect until 11 AM MST this morning

  • Visibility one quarter mile or less in dense fog.
  • Impacts: Hazardous driving conditions due to low visibility.

Additional Winter Advisories include but are not limited to: Minnesota, Missouri, Arkansas,  New Mexico and Colorado

Additional Dense Fog Advisories include but are not limited to: Oregon 

 

 
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U.S. Weather Update 11.11.22

Posted by Jarrett on Nov 11, 2022 8:18:00 AM


Summary:
A large scale flood threat is possible over the Appalachians and eastern Ohio Valley into west-central parts of Pennsylvania and New York state on Friday. A front will interact with weakening Nicole and its tropical moisture for a shield of intense heavy to excessive rainfall. Another potential hazard from decaying Nicole will be severe storms with brief tornadoes in the Carolinas and Mid-Atlantic. 


Minnesota 
Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 12 PM CST this afternoon

  • Occasional snow. Additional snow accumulations of up to one inch.
  • Impacts: Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute.

Georgia
Wind Advisory  remains in effect until 7 PM EST this evening

  • Southeast winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph expected. Higher elevations may see gusts up to 50 mph.
    .
  • Impacts: Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result. Travel could be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

North Carolina
Coastal Flood Advisory remains in effect until 1 PM EST this afternoon

  • For the Coastal Flood Advisory, up to one foot of inundation above ground level expected in low-lying areas near shorelines and tidal waterways.
  • Impacts: Low-lying roads and locations along the Intracoastal Waterway and adjacent tidal creeks may observe minor coastal flooding. If travel is required, allow extra time as some roads may be closed. Do not drive around barricades or through water of unknown depth.
 

Additional Coastal Flood Advisories include but are not limited to: South Carolina and Virginia

Additional Wind Advisories include but are not limited to: South Carolina and North Carolina

Additional Winter Weather Advisories include but are not limited to: North Dakota


 
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U.S. Weather Update 11.10.22

Posted by Jarrett on Nov 10, 2022 9:25:22 AM


Summary:
Nicole is expected to produce a variety of hazards across Florida into the Southeast through Thursday including, a dangerous storm surge, hurricane and tropical storm conditions, heavy rain with flooding and severe storms with tornadoes. Meanwhile, a powerful storm system will deliver a taste of winter to the Upper Midwest with snow, ice, blizzard conditions, high winds, rain and severe storms. Impacted Lanes: Highways 97, 139, 299, 395, 140, 395, I-75, I-95


Oregon 
Freezing Fog Advisory remains in effect until 10 AM PST this morning

  • Visibility as low as a quarter of a mile and slick surfaces due to freezing fog.
  • Impacts: Hazardous driving conditions due to low visibility and slick road surfaces.

South Dakota
Blizzard Warning remains in effect until 12 AM CST tonight 

  • Blizzard conditions. Additional snow accumulations of 3 to 9 inches and ice accumulations of up to one tenth of an inch. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph.
  • Impacts: Travel could be very difficult. Patchy blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.

Ice Storm Warning remains in effect until 9 AM CST this morning

  • For the Ice Storm Warning, significant icing. Additional snow accumulations of up to one inch and ice accumulations of up to one half of an inch. Winds gusting as high as 40 mph.
  • Impacts: Power outages and tree damage are likely due to the ice. Travel could be nearly impossible. Patchy blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.

Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 11 PM MST this evening

  • Snow. Additional snow accumulations 2 to 4 inches. Winds gusting as high as 40 mph.
  • Impacts: Plan on slippery road conditions. Areas of blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility.

Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 6 PM CST this evening

  • For the Winter Weather Advisory, mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches and ice accumulations of a light glaze. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph.
  • Impacts: Power outages and tree damage are likely due to the ice. Travel could be nearly impossible. Areas of blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.

Florida
Storm Surge & Tropical Storm Warning remains in effect until Friday evening

  • Wind: 45-60 mph with gusts to 80 mph
  • Impacts: High winds may damage property and cause power outages. Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. High winds are unfolding now. 
  • Storm Surge: The potential for 3-5 feet above ground somewhere within surge prone areas
  • Impacts: Unfolding at the moment. Flooding from storm surge will cause some roadways to become impassable.
  • Flooding rain: Additional rain of around 1-3 inches is expected
  • Impacts: Flood waters can enter some structures or weaken foundations. Several places may experience expanded areas of rapid inundation at underpasses, low-lying spots, and poor drainage areas. Some streets and parking lots take on moving water as storm drains and retention ponds overflow. Driving conditions become hazardous. Some road and bridge
    closures.

Georgia 
High Wind Warning remains in effect until 7 PM EST Friday evening

  • Southeast winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph expected.
  • Impacts: Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Widespread power outages are expected. Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

 Wind Advisory remains in effect until 7 PM EST Friday evening

  • Northeast winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph expected.
  • Impacts: Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result. Travel may be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

Tropical Storm Warning remains in effect until early Friday morning

  • Wind: 35-45 mph with gusts to 60 mph
  • Impacts: High winds may damage property and cause power outages. Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. High winds are unfolding now. 
  • Flooding rain: Rain of around 1-3 inches is expected
  • Impacts: Flood waters can enter some structures or weaken foundations. Several places may experience expanded areas of rapid inundation at underpasses, low-lying spots, and poor drainage areas. Some streets and parking lots take on moving water as storm drains and retention ponds overflow. Driving conditions become hazardous. Some road and bridge
    closures.

Additional Freezing Fog Advisories include but are not limited to: California

Additional Blizzard Warnings include but are not limited to: North Dakota and Minnesota

Additional Winter Storm Warnings include but are not limited to: Montana, North Dakota, and Minnesota

Additional Winter Weather Advisories include but are not limited to: Montana, Wyoming, Nebraska, Colorado, North Dakota, and Minnesota

Additional Wind Advisories include but are not limited to: Alabama, South Carolina, and North Carolina 


 
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