Powerful Storm to Impact the West; Fire Weather Concerns for Areas of the Plains

A powerful winter storm is underway across the west bringing heavy higher elevation mountain snow, dangerous blizzard for the Sierra Nevada Mountains, damaging winds, hazardous sea conditions and cold temperatures to much of the West through this weekend. Meanwhile, critical fire weather concerns increase this weekend for portions of the central and southern High Plains. 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.

Fair

21°F

-6°C

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed SE 3 mph
Barometer 30.51 in (1034.3 mb)
Dewpoint 12°F (-11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 1 Mar 5:54 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Scranton PASimilar City Names

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 49. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of snow before 3am, then rain and snow likely between 3am and 4am, then rain likely after 4am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 34. South wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Partly Cloudy
    then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 34 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain before 1pm, then showers likely after 1pm.  High near 48. Southeast wind 7 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain

    High: 48 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 43 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Light north wind.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 65.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 49. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Tonight
A chance of snow before 3am, then rain and snow likely between 3am and 4am, then rain likely after 4am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 34. South wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Saturday
Rain before 1pm, then showers likely after 1pm. High near 48. Southeast wind 7 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Light north wind.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 65.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
Scranton PASimilar City Names
 41.41°N 75.67°W (Elev. 712 ft)
3:09 am EST Mar 1, 2024
6am EST Mar 1, 2024-6pm EST Mar 7, 2024
 
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