Heat Across The Southern U.S.; Storms And Heavy Rain in Central U.S.

The early-season heat across portions of the Southern U.S. will continue for much of this week with more potential record high temperatures. On Tuesday, expect 90s and triple digits from the southern Plains into parts of the Lower Mississippi Valley. Also on Tuesday, strong to severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rainfall will be possible from the central Plains into the Mid Mississippi Valley. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 41.34°NLon: 75.73°WElev: 961ft.

Fair

54°F

12°C

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed SW 8 mph
Barometer 29.79 in (1008.1 mb)
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill52°F (11°C)
Last update 17 May 6:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Wilkes Barre PA

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. West wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 46. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 46 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 71. North wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 71 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers likely, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Light southeast wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 53 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely, mainly before 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76. South wind 5 to 8 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 76 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 91 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. West wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 46. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Wednesday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 71. North wind 5 to 7 mph.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Light southeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday
Showers likely, mainly before 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. South wind 5 to 8 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Saturday
A chance of showers after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
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Point Forecast:
Wilkes Barre PA
 41.26°N 75.87°W (Elev. 600 ft)
6:29 am EDT May 17, 2022
7am EDT May 17, 2022-6pm EDT May 23, 2022
 
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