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Severe Thunderstorms over the Plains, Heavy Rain Threat Continues over Portions of the Mississippi Valley

Heavy rainfall with localized flooding will remain possible over portions of the Mississippi Valley and the Plains through midweek. In addition, severe thunderstorms will be possible over the southern and central Plains. Some of the storms could contain damaging winds and large hail. 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

82°F

28°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed Vrbl 5 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1013.9 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 17 Aug 4:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Scranton PA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10pm.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 69. South wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers, mainly before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. South 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 possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers, mainly before 4am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Light west wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 82.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 86.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10pm. Increasing clouds, with a low around 69. South wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A chance of showers, mainly before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. South 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 possible.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers, mainly before 4am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Light west wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 86.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
Scranton PA
 41.41°N 75.67°W (Elev. 712 ft)
4:05 pm EDT Aug 17, 2017
5pm EDT Aug 17, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 24, 2017
 
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