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Severe Thunderstorms With Heavy Rain Possible In The Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat For Central U.S.

Several rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible from the northern Plains and upper Midwest to the Great Lakes through Friday. Damaging winds, large hail, and flooding will be the primary threats with these storms. Excessive heat will grip the central Plains with heat indices approaching 105 to 110 degrees. Very hot and humid conditions are likely to expand into the Mid Atlantic. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Wilkes-Barre - Scranton, Wilkes-Barre / Scranton International Airport (KAVP)

Lat: 41.34°NLon: 75.73°WElev: 961ft.

Mostly Cloudy

85°F

29°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed NW 6 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1012.7 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index88°F (31°C)
Last update 21 Jul 2:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Wilkes Barre PA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers before 10pm.  Patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 65. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers then
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, mainly after 5pm.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 86 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds.  Cloudy, with a low around 69. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light southwest wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 68 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Isolated showers before 10pm. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 65. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A chance of showers, mainly after 5pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Cloudy, with a low around 69. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light southwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Wilkes Barre PA
 41.26°N 75.87°W (Elev. 600 ft)
12:23 pm EDT Jul 21, 2017
3pm EDT Jul 21, 2017-6pm EDT Jul 28, 2017
 
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