"GO! The Day of Travel" is a 'toolbox' to help you with your travel
weather (here or there), traffic, current date & time, maps & directions,
and air travel tools.
There are also tools to help those traveling by car.
Don't forget to use these for your return home!
RESOURCES TO MAKE YOUR TRAVEL DAY EASIER:
Click here for--> BROADBAND
VERSION of this page (that includes a memory-hungry but useful weather widget to see the U.S. map with
Severe Weather Warning boxes)
Traffic & Weather (incl. 5
day Weather forecast):
In preparation for the Day of Travel: Set for your Home and Destination:
How to use this widget:
(after you press Go)
Manipulating Traffic map:
To zoom-in or out: click on "+" or "-" on the left.
To move around the map: hold down left click button and move the "hand" cursor.
To check your local weather:
Look for the Weather Channel logo next to local temperature in upper right corner. Click that link
to see current conditions and 5 day forecast. Look around that page for additional helpful tools at
Return link to "Travel Information"
Directions / Maps (+ traffic, traffic cameras):
(Can also be seen on the national map using the weather widget in the BROADBAND VERSION of this page -
National map that can be enlarged to focus on the area you will be
traveling into, for conditions and forecasts
Tropical Storm/Hurricane Advisories:
Once you are on the NWS site above,
click on "Details..."
for the storm you are interested in
above the map.
- Official U.S. Time in the different
TRAVEL BY AIR:
- for Android
- for iPhone
Inexpensive gadgets to help you find the location with the best Wi-Fi signal strength.
, go to middle of page to:
"Internet - Wi-Fi Finders"
TRAVEL BY CAR: (autotouring)
- Traveler Information Telephone Number = 511
- or use the Traffic Line = 1-866-MY-TRAFC (1-866-698-7232) Tell
them your city and your road and they'll tell you what the traffic is like.
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