Heavy Rain In The Plains; Poor Air Quality Out West

A slow moving system in the central U.S. will bring a renewed period of locally heavy rain this weekend across much of the Plains. Isolated flash flooding is possible in this area. Meanwhile, smoke from ongoing wildfires will continue to cause poor air quality for much of the interior West, although fire weather conditions are generally improving in this region. Read More >

Current conditions at

Allentown, Lehigh Valley International Airport (KABE)

Lat: 40.65°NLon: 75.45°WElev: 384ft.

Thunderstorm in Vicinity Light Rain

73°F

23°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed W 6 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1013.8 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 17 Aug 8:51 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Bethlehem PA

Severe T-storm Watch until August 17, 11:00pm
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    Severe T-storm Watch until August 17, 11:00pm

    NOW until
    11:00pm Fri

    Severe T-storm Watch

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 11pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 11pm and 5am.  Cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 72 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 84. West wind 5 to 11 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: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 69. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 11pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 11pm and 5am. Cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a high near 84. West wind 5 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 69. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Tuesday
A chance of showers after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Bethlehem PA
 40.63°N 75.38°W (Elev. 299 ft)
8:23 pm EDT Aug 17, 2018
8pm EDT Aug 17, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 24, 2018
 
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