Tropical Depression Forecast to Impact the Southeast U.S. this Weekend; May Strengthen into a Tropical Storm

Tropical Depression Two is forecast to strengthen into a Tropical Storm on Saturday. This system will bring heavy rain and gusty winds to portions of the southeastern United States. Life-threatening surf and rip currents will bring danger to coastal waters this holiday weekend. Isolated flash flooding will be possible in portions of the Carolinas and Virginia on Saturday and Sunday.
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Current conditions at

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

Lat: 41.34°NLon: 75.73°WElev: 961ft.

Fair

90°F

32°C

Humidity 45%
Wind Speed N 14 mph
Barometer 30.10 in (1018.3 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index92°F (33°C)
Last update 28 May 2:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Scranton PA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Southwest wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 5 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
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 87. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 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.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am.  Low around 66. South wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 80 °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 84.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 83.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Southwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 5 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.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 87. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 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.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Low around 66. South wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
Scranton PA
 41.41°N 75.67°W (Elev. 712 ft)
2:32 pm EDT May 28, 2016
3pm EDT May 28, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 4, 2016
 
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