Midwest Heavy Rain and Severe Storms; Poor Air Quality and Elevated Fire Threats In the Northwest; Hurricane Lane Rolls Through Central Pacific

An area of low pressure is expected to lift up through the Midwest and intensify, while producing possible excessive rainfall and severe storms across the Mississippi Valley into the Ohio/Tennessee Valleys. Smoke from wildfires will continue to create poor air quality across parts of Western region. Hurricane Lane continues to move west through the Central Pacific, well east-southeast of Hawaii. 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.

A Few Clouds

69°F

21°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed E 3 mph
Barometer 30.16 in (1020.7 mb)
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Aug 9:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Houston City PA

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. East wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers before 10am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10am and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 77 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 67. Southeast wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. West wind 6 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 54 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. East wind 3 to 6 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Tuesday
A chance of showers before 10am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10am and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 67. Southeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. West wind 6 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Houston City PA
 41.33°N 75.74°W (Elev. 869 ft)
7:35 am EDT Aug 20, 2018
10am EDT Aug 20, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 26, 2018
 
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