Critical Fire Conditions Across the West; a few Severe Storms from the Plains to New England

Critical fire weather conditions will continue across the Inter-mountain West through much of the upcoming weekend, where Red Flag Warnings are in effect. Strong to a few severe storms are possible along a cold front from New England to the south-Central Plains, and across the north-central High Plains today. Locally heavy rainfall is also possible in these areas. 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.

Overcast

72°F

22°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed SE 3 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1012.4 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 22 Aug 5:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Scranton PA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Light north wind becoming northwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 77. North wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56. Light and variable wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Light north wind becoming northwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 77. North wind 3 to 7 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56. Light and variable wind.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Scranton PA
 41.41°N 75.67°W (Elev. 712 ft)
5:14 pm EDT Aug 22, 2019
6pm EDT Aug 22, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 29, 2019
 
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