A storm will track across portions of the Midwest and into the western Great Lakes through Friday as a combination of a wintry mixture and rain will result in hazardous traveling conditions. A strong Pacific system will be approaching with high winds, and heavier rain and snow late Friday into the weekend with impacts spreading across much of the West. Across Hawaii, strong winds and high surf. Impacted Lanes: I-90, I-5, I-80, I-84, I-15
Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 4 AM PST Sunday morning
- Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 3 feet, locally up to 5 feet possible. Winds gusting as high as 50 mph.
- Impacts: Travel could be very difficult to impossible. Chain controls, travel delays and road closures are likely. Gusty winds could bring down tree branches, and near whiteout conditions at times.
High Wind Warning remains in effect until 1 AM PST Saturday morning
- Southeast winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 65 mph expected. Strongest winds typically occur across exposed ridges and coastal headlands.
- Impacts: Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Widespread power outages are expected. Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.
Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 4 AM PST Saturday morning
- Snow expected above 3000 feet. Total snow accumulations of up to 7 inches. Winds gusting as high as 65 mph. This mostly effects portions of Hwy 299 and Hwy 36.
- Impacts: Travel could be very difficult to impossible. The hazardous conditions could impact the evening commute. Strong winds could cause tree damage.
Wind Advisory remains in effect until 3 PM PST Saturday afternoon.
- South to southeast winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts 40 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. Strong cross winds along east-west roadways may create difficult driving conditions, especially for high profile vehicles.
Dense Fog Advisory remains in effect until 10 AM EST this morning
- Visibility one quarter mile or less in dense fog.
- Impacts: Hazardous driving conditions due to low visibility.
Additional Winter Storm Warnings include but are not limited to: Washington, Oregon and Idaho
Additional High Wind Warnings include but are not limited to: Oregon and Wyoming
Additional Winter Weather Advisories include but are not limited to: Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, and Illinois
Additional Dense Fog Advisories include but are not limited to: North Dakota, South Dakota, Oklahoma, Texas, Missouri, Arkansas, Illinois, Tennessee, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Georgia