Significant Severe Weather and Heavy Rain Continue for the Central U.S.

Severe thunderstorms, with some strong tornadoes and very large hail, will continue across central portions of the country through early Thursday morning. Very heavy rainfall on already saturated and flooded ground, will produce more significant flooding in these areas. Severe thunderstorm and heavy rain threats continue across the Central and Southern Plains on Thursday. 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.

Overcast

63°F

17°C

Humidity 50%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 30.18 in (1021.4 mb)
Dewpoint 44°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 May 12:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Scranton PASimilar City Names

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers likely, mainly between 4am and 5am.  Cloudy, with a low around 54. South wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 54 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Some storms could be severe, with hail and gusty winds.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then a slight chance of showers between 1am and 2am. Some storms could be severe, with hail and gusty winds.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. West wind 9 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 57 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Northwest wind 14 to 16 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers likely, mainly between 4am and 5am. Cloudy, with a low around 54. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Some storms could be severe, with hail and gusty winds. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then a slight chance of showers between 1am and 2am. Some storms could be severe, with hail and gusty winds. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. West wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Northwest wind 14 to 16 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
Scranton PASimilar City Names
 41.41°N 75.67°W (Elev. 712 ft)
10:48 pm EDT May 22, 2019
1am EDT May 23, 2019-6pm EDT May 29, 2019
 
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