A powerful cold front will sweep completely through the Northeastern U.S. by Friday morning to deliver a glancing shot of arctic air to the region through Saturday. Dangerous wind chills are likely and widespread wind chill warnings and advisories are already in effect for all of New England and parts of the Northeast. Even though it's a short lived blast, conditions will be extremely dangerous. Impacted Lanes: I-5, I-94, I-96, I-75, I-90, I-86
Freezing Fog Advisory remains in effect until 9 AM CST this morning
- Visibility as low as 1 mile in freezing fog.
- Impacts: Hazardous driving conditions changes in visibility and potential ice on bridges and overpasses.
Dense Fog Advisory remains in effect until 9 AM CST this morning
- Visibility less than one quarter of a mile in dense fog.
- Impacts: Hazardous driving conditions due to low visibility. Patchy icing could develop from the freezing fog.
Blizzard Warning remains in effect until 7 PM EST Saturday evening
- Ground blizzard conditions. Additional snow accumulations up to one inch. Winds gusting as high as 50 mph.
- Impacts: Plan on slippery road conditions with drifting snow. Widespread blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions could impact the Friday morning and evening commutes. Isolated to scattered power outages are possible.
Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 1 PM PST this afternoon
- Snow expected above 3500 feet. Total snow accumulations of up to 5 inches. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph.
- Impacts: Travel could be very difficult. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute. Gusty winds could bring down tree branches.
Wind Advisory remains in effect until 10 AM PST this morning
- South winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.
- Impacts: Travel may be very difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.
High Wind Warning remains in effect until 2 PM MST this afternoon
- West winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 65 mph.
- Impacts: Mainly to transportation. Strong cross winds will be hazardous to light weight and high profile vehicles, including campers and tractor trailers. Expect dangerous travel conditions due to icy roadways and periods of blowing snow.
Additional High Wind Warnings include but are not limited to: Montana and Washington
Additional Wind Advisories include but are not limited to: Washington and Oregon
Additional Winter Weather Advisories include but are not limited to: Montana, Michigan, Pennsylvania and New York