Severe Thunderstorm and Flash Flood Risk from the Central Plains into the Midwest; Heat Wave Continues in the Southeast

A Slight to Enhanced Risk of severe thunderstorms is forecast this Memorial Day from the central High Plains east into the Midwest states with threats for large hail, damaging winds, and possibly a few tornadoes. There is also a risk for heavy rain and flash flooding for these areas. In the Southeast, record high temperatures remain possible through at least Wednesday. 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

64°F

18°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.03 in (1016.4 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 May 8:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Tunkhannock PA

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming north 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 54. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 54 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers before 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1pm and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  High near 74. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 74 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9pm and 3am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 57 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely between 9pm and 3am, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 58 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers before 7am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

Memorial Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming north 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 54. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
Showers before 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1pm and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. High near 74. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9pm and 3am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely between 9pm and 3am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A chance of showers before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Tunkhannock PA
 41.53°N 75.94°W (Elev. 600 ft)
6:39 am EDT May 27, 2019
9am EDT May 27, 2019-6pm EDT Jun 2, 2019
 
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