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Old 10-14-2012, 09:40 AM   #1
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Toronto Canada to Los Angeles in November

Hi everyone, we are hoping to get some route advice for our trip to LA. The direct route according to the GPS is a northern route through Illinois ,Iowa, Nebraska,Colorado ,Utah, Nevada. All states that we would like to experience. Our concern is the type of weather we can expect to encounter at this time of year, and would we be smarter to choose a more Southerly route? We will be traveling in a 40' A class towing a Toyoto on a Car Dolly.
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Tis time of year, get as far south as you can as fast as you can. Then turn west. Might be a bit longer, but it is getting cold in the northern tier, so moving south will afford you some sunshine
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Old 10-14-2012, 11:21 AM   #3
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Not the route for a November trip, as Donn says south then west. High country in Utah, Nevada & Colorado has already had snow, plains states have had record cold for the date temps, in the last week.
Also most RV parks on the north route will already be closed.
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Thank You for the input, now we are considering Southwest to Branson Mo. Then West to La.
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Sounds like the safe route, monitor the weather ahead, still a lot of high ground in NM and AZ, Flagstaff at 6000+ft can get nasty, you may end up as far south as Phoenix to avoid snow.
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If you have your computer along with you ... the Interstate Weather forecast by Interstate might be useful to you

==> http://www.weather.com/activities/driving/interstate/?from=secondarynav
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Even as late as November you don't want to make your route real close to the Gulf Coast, you could still get hit by some cold, wet, windy weather if the remains of a storm comes inland.

II'd look at I-40 west from Nashville to give you best compromise between warmer weather and shorter distance.
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After all our dire warnings, the weather turned, for the better, and Nov. was one of the warmest on record for a lot of the states on your original route.
Here in my winter home on the, SoCAl , AZ border, we've had the 3rd warmest Nov on record and no rain , currently 3" on the year , 1/2 the normal amount of 6.
I hope your trip was safe and un-eventful.
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