Fire Weather and Monsoon Threats in the West; Heavy Rain in the Plains and Northeast

Monsoon moisture will continue to bring strong winds, potential for dust storms, and localized flash flooding to the Southwest. Moisture spreading north across the Great Basin and Northwestern states my develop into isolated dry thunderstorms, which could start new fires and increase activity on existing fires. Very heavy rain continues in the Plains and Mississippi Valley; and Northeast. Read More >

Current conditions at

Allentown, Lehigh Valley International Airport (KABE)

Lat: 40.65°NLon: 75.45°WElev: 384ft.

Light Rain

74°F

23°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed SW 12 mph
Barometer 29.87 in (1011.3 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Last update 14 Aug 12:51 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Allentown PA

Flood Advisory until August 14, 04:45pm
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Flood Advisory
  •  
    Flood Advisory until August 14, 04:45pm

    NOW until
    4:45pm Tue

    Flood Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Southwest wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. West wind around 6 mph.  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: 65 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 88. West wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Southwest wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. 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 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. West wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 88. West wind 6 to 9 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
Allentown PA
 40.59°N 75.47°W (Elev. 299 ft)
12:52 pm EDT Aug 14, 2018
1pm EDT Aug 14, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 20, 2018
 
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