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Isolated Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain Possible from Central Plains to Interior Northeast

A series of weather systems will bring showers and thunderstorms from the central and southern Plains to the Interior Northeast through midweek. A few of these storms could be severe and contain heavy rain that could lead to isolated flash flooding. Additional severe thunderstorms and heavy rain are expected in southwestern Texas on Wednesday. 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

58°F

14°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.08 in (1018.3 mb)
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 30 May 6:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Wilkes Barre PASimilar City Names

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 68 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 56 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers between midnight and 3am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 54 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Light west wind becoming northwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 74 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 75 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers between midnight and 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Light west wind becoming northwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Friday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Wilkes Barre PASimilar City Names
 41.26°N 75.87°W (Elev. 600 ft)
3:43 am EDT May 30, 2017
7am EDT May 30, 2017-6pm EDT Jun 5, 2017
 
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