Dangerous Winter Storm over the Northern Plains

A significant winter storm will continue to bring heavy snow and blizzard conditions to portions of the northern Plains through Tuesday evening. Snowfall amounts could reach one foot. Strong winds and very cold temperatures will also yield sub-zero wind chill readings and blowing snow. Reduced visibility from blowing snow could cause severe travel difficulties. 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.

Overcast

41°F

5°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed Vrbl 5 mph
Barometer 29.89 in (1012.7 mb)
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill38°F (3°C)
Last update 6 Dec 2:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Wilkes Barre PA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of rain, mainly after 5pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 43. Southeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain

    High: 43 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain.  Low around 36. Light east wind.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain

    Low: 36 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of rain showers before 8am, then a chance of sprinkles and flurries between 8am and 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Flurries
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 43 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Scattered flurries with a slight chance of snow showers before 3pm, then a slight chance of snow showers between 3pm and 5pm, then scattered flurries after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 37 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Scattered flurries with a slight chance of snow showers before 3am, then a slight chance of snow showers between 3am and 5am, then scattered flurries after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 26 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Scattered flurries after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33.

    Scattered
    Flurries

    High: 33 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Scattered flurries before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.

    Scattered
    Flurries

    Low: 20 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 32.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 32 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of rain, mainly after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 43. Southeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
Rain. Low around 36. Light east wind. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A chance of rain showers before 8am, then a chance of sprinkles and flurries between 8am and 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
Scattered flurries with a slight chance of snow showers before 3pm, then a slight chance of snow showers between 3pm and 5pm, then scattered flurries after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
Scattered flurries with a slight chance of snow showers before 3am, then a slight chance of snow showers between 3am and 5am, then scattered flurries after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
Scattered flurries after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33.
Friday Night
Scattered flurries before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 32.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Sunday
Scattered flurries. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow with scattered flurries. Cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 37.
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Point Forecast:
Wilkes Barre PA
 41.26°N 75.87°W (Elev. 600 ft)
2:18 pm EST Dec 6, 2016
3pm EST Dec 6, 2016-6pm EST Dec 13, 2016
 
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