Severe Thunderstorms Possible in Parts of the Eastern and Central U.S. Today. Some Storms May Bring Heavy Rain and Flash Flooding in the Central U.S.

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the eastern United States, from new England to the Mid-Atlantic, today. Severe thunderstorms are also possible over portions of the Central Plains, mainly Kansas and eastern Colorado. Heavy rain associated with some of the storms in the Plains may cause flash flooding.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 41.34°NLon: 75.73°WElev: 961ft.

Overcast

78°F

26°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed Vrbl 5 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1012.4 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 1 Jul 12:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles NNE Fairmount Springs PA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail and gusty winds.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Southwest wind around 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 76 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Southwest wind 9 to 11 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  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: 53 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Northwest wind 11 to 13 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Northwest wind around 8 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Independence
    Day

    Independence Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail and gusty winds. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Southwest wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Southwest wind 9 to 11 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Northwest wind 11 to 13 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Northwest wind around 8 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Independence Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles NNE Fairmount Springs PA
 41.34°N 76.27°W (Elev. 2201 ft)
11:46 am EDT Jul 1, 2016
1pm EDT Jul 1, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 7, 2016
 
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