A cold front is producing strong winds, high-elevation snows, coastal and valley rains, and a surge of cold air across much of the western U.S this weekend. A pre-Thanksgiving storm may bring areas of severe thunderstorms, gusty winds, heavy rain, and heavy snow from the central to the eastern U.S. early in the week which will impact travel. Impacted Lanes: I-5, I-80, I-15, I-40, I-10, I-25, I-27, I-90, I-22, I-65, I-20, I-75, I-24, I-81, I-77, I-76, I-68
Wind Advisory remains in effect until 10 PM PST this evening
- Areas of northeast winds 20 to 30 with gusts to 45 mph.
- Impacts: Damaging winds could blow down large objects such as trees and power lines. Power outages are possible. Travel could be difficult, especially for drivers of high profile vehicles.
High Wind Warning remains in effect until 10 AM PST Tuesday morning
- Areas of north to northeast 30 to 50 mph with gusts to 70 mph. Local gusts to 80 mph in the western San Gabriel mountains today.
- Impacts: Damaging winds will blow down large objects such as trees and power lines. Power outages are likely. Travel will be difficult, especially for drivers of high profile vehicles.
Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 5 AM MST Tuesday morning
- Snow expected. Total snow accumulations between 2 and 6 inches. Winds gusting as high as 55 mph.
- Impacts: Travel could be very difficult. Tire traction will be reduced. Extend the distance between your vehicle and the vehicle in front of you. This includes portions of I-25 near Raton Pass. Strong winds could cause areas of blowing snow and reduced visibility.
Wind Advisory remains in effect until 5 PM MST this evening
- North winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph expected.
- Impacts: Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs may be blown down. Expect strong crosswinds on east to west oriented roadways, including Interstate 40.
Coastal Flood Advisory remains in effect until 5 PM EST this evening
- Up to one half foot of inundation above ground level expected in low-lying areas near shorelines and tidal waterways.
- Impacts: The lowest portions of USS North Carolina Road and Battleship Road begin to observe minor coastal flooding. Water begins to spread out of storm drains onto Water Street just south of Market Street in downtown Wilmington.
WInd Advisory remains in effect until 6 PM EST Tuesday evening
- Southeast winds 20 to 30 mph across the area with gusts up to 55 mph over higher elevations.
- 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.
Dense Fog Advisory remains in effect until 10 AM PST this morning
- Visibility one quarter mile or less in areas of dense fog. Localized visibility as low as a couple hundred feet.
- Impacts: Hazardous driving conditions due to low visibility.
Additional Wind Advisories include but are not limited to: South Dakota, Utah, Nevada, Arizona, Montana, Oklahoma, Texas, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky, and Pennsylvania
Additional High Wind Warnings include but are not limited to: Tennessee, and Montana
Additional Winter Weather Advisories include but are not limited to: Colorado, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and West Virginia
Additional Coastal Flood Advisories include but are not limited to: Florida
Additional Dense Fog Advisories include but are not limited to: Washington, and Florida