Severe Weather for the Upper Midwest Tuesday; Dangerous Heat Returns to the Southwest

Severe thunderstorms are expected over the Upper Midwest states Tuesday. Damaging wind gusts, large hail and a couple of tornadoes are possible, with the greatest threat expected from southern Minnesota into central Wisconsin. Excessive Heat Watches have been issued for portions of the Desert Southwest on Wednesday and Thursday. 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

11°C

51°F

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 1018.6 mb (30.09 in)
Dewpoint 5°C (41°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 2 Jun 4:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Scranton PA

  • Today

    Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. Light southwest wind increasing to 9 to 14 km/h in the morning.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 21 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 4am, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Southwest wind around 8 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 16 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers before 9am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9am and noon, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. West wind 11 to 16 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 27 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Northwest wind around 11 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 16 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. West wind 8 to 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 29 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers, mainly after 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 17 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 30. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 30 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 18 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 27.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 27 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. Light southwest wind increasing to 9 to 14 km/h in the morning.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 4am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Southwest wind around 8 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers before 9am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9am and noon, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. West wind 11 to 16 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Northwest wind around 11 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. West wind 8 to 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers, mainly after 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 30. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 27.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 12.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 23.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 10.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 26.
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Point Forecast:
Scranton PA
 41.41°N 75.67°W (Elev. 217 m)
3:47 am EDT Jun 2, 2020
5am EDT Jun 2, 2020-6pm EDT Jun 8, 2020
 
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