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Severe Weather Continues Today Across the Eastern U.S.; Very Wet in Hawaii

Severe thunderstorms continue ahead of a cold front stretching from the Deep South to the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast. Damaging winds will be the greatest threat from these storms, although, isolated tornadoes will be possible. Storms may also produce large hail and flash flooding. In the Pacific, a strong trough is bringing very heavy rainfall and the potential for flash flooding to Hawaii. 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.

Light Rain

64°F

18°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed SW 13 G 23 mph
Barometer 29.51 in (998.9 mb)
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 1 Mar 12:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Scranton PA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Southwest wind 14 to 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 70 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then a slight chance of showers between 1am and 2am. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Breezy, with a west wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 40. Northwest wind 13 to 16 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of flurries.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Chance
    Flurries

    Low: 24 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Light west wind becoming northwest 6 to 11 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 33 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 30.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 30 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of flurries before noon, then a chance of sprinkles.  Partly sunny, with a high near 43.

    Chance
    Sprinkles/Flurries

    High: 43 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Southwest wind 14 to 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then a slight chance of showers between 1am and 2am. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Breezy, with a west wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 40. Northwest wind 13 to 16 mph.
Thursday Night
A chance of flurries. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Friday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Light west wind becoming northwest 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 30.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Sunday
A chance of flurries before noon, then a chance of sprinkles. Partly sunny, with a high near 43.
Sunday Night
A chance of sprinkles before midnight, then a chance of sprinkles and flurries. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Monday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 53. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
Scranton PA
 41.41°N 75.67°W (Elev. 712 ft)
9:41 am EST Mar 1, 2017
1pm EST Mar 1, 2017-6pm EST Mar 7, 2017
 
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