Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially over western New York where up to two feet is forecast by late Thursday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 41.26°NLon: -75.87°WElev: 961ft.

Light Snow Fog/Mist

21°F

-6°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed W 8 mph
Barometer 29.75 in (1008.5 mb)
Dewpoint 18°F (-8°C)
Visibility 0.75 mi
Wind Chill11°F (-12°C)
Last update 10 Feb 10:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Wilkes Barre PA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of snow showers, mainly before 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. West wind 8 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 16 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of snow showers, mainly after 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20. West wind 9 to 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 20 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 8. Wind chill values as low as zero. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 8 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Scattered flurries after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 23. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

    Scattered
    Flurries

    High: 23 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Scattered snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Southwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    Low: 10 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered flurries.  Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 10.

    Scattered
    Flurries

    High: 10 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -3 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 14.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 14 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 6.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 6 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of snow showers, mainly before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. West wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Thursday
A chance of snow showers, mainly after 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20. West wind 9 to 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 8. Wind chill values as low as zero. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Friday
Scattered flurries after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 23. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
Scattered snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Southwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
Scattered flurries. Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 10.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 14.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38.
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Point Forecast:
Wilkes Barre PA
 41.26°N 75.87°W (Elev. 600 ft)
3:37 pm EST Feb 10, 2016
11pm EST Feb 10, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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