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Thanksgiving Travel Forecast

21 Nov 2016, 8:18 am

This years Thanksgiving travel is going to be a difficult one for millions as two major storms will be rolling across the United States. One area of concern will be the northern Great Plains and Upper Midwest along with the West Coast and Pacific Northwest.

Upper Midwest

A disturbance will be rolling out of the Four Corners into the Upper Midwest Monday into Wednesday, with Wednesday being the busiest travel day of the year. The latest forecast guidance has snow, rain and freezing rain for the Upper Midwest. This will cause some major headaches for travelers. Latest model guidance has up to 10 inches of snow north of the Minneapolis area.


Another disturbance will be rolling in Tuesday into Wednesday bringing copious amounts of moisture along with it. Very heavy rainfall is expected along the coast with 8-10 inches possible by Friday. Snowfall will be pushing a foot and a half in the Cascades.

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