Heavy Rain and Storms in the East; Fire Weather Threats in the West

A slow moving frontal system will bring strong to severe storms and locally heavy rain from the Northeast to the southern Plains. Meanwhile, Fire Weather threats remain elevated over the northern Inter-Mountain West, as Red Flag Warnings and Fire weather watches are in effect. Also, the potential for isolated dry thunderstorms remains possible across this portion of the West. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 41.34°NLon: 75.73°WElev: 961ft.

Mostly Cloudy

85°F

29°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed SW 14 G 22 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1012.7 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Heat Index90°F (32°C)
Last update 17 Aug 4:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles NNE Fairmount Springs PA

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

    NOW until
    11:00pm Fri

    Severe T-storm Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Southwest wind around 13 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: 79 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Low around 67. West wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a high near 72. West wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 72 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Southwest wind around 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Low around 67. West wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 72. West wind 7 to 10 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
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles NNE Fairmount Springs PA
 41.34°N 76.27°W (Elev. 2201 ft)
3:23 pm EDT Aug 17, 2018
5pm EDT Aug 17, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 24, 2018
 
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