Winter Storm to Bring Harzardous Travel from the Plains to the Northeast through this Weekend

A sprawling winter storm will create hazardous travel conditions from the Plains into the Northeastern U.S. through this weekend. Areas of moderate to heavy snow are forecast over much of the Upper Midwest, Great Lakes, and the interior Northeast and northern New England. Freezing rain is expected from the southern Plains into the Mid Mississippi Valley, and the Mid Atlantic region. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 41.34°NLon: 75.73°WElev: 961ft.

Fair

19°F

-7°C

Humidity 45%
Wind Speed N 9 mph
Barometer 30.68 in (1040.3 mb)
Dewpoint 1°F (-17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill8°F (-13°C)
Last update 17 Jan 5:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Scranton PA

Winter Weather Advisory January 18, 10:00am until January 18, 10:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 10. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light north  after midnight.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 10 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow, mainly after 11am.  High near 31. Light south wind increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of around 2 inches.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Snow

    High: 31 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow showers, freezing drizzle, and sleet before 11pm, then patchy rain, snow, freezing drizzle, and sleet between 11pm and 1am, then a chance of rain and snow showers after 1am.  Low around 29. South wind 9 to 14 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.  New snow and sleet accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Wintry Mix
    then Patchy
    Wintry Mix

    Low: 29 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of snow showers before 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. West wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 33 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. West wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 17 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Partly sunny, with a high near 26.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 26 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 13.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 13 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 25 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 9.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 9 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 10. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light north after midnight.
Saturday
Snow, mainly after 11am. High near 31. Light south wind increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of around 2 inches.
Saturday Night
Snow showers, freezing drizzle, and sleet before 11pm, then patchy rain, snow, freezing drizzle, and sleet between 11pm and 1am, then a chance of rain and snow showers after 1am. Low around 29. South wind 9 to 14 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Sunday
A slight chance of snow showers before 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. West wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. West wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
M.L.King Day
Partly sunny, with a high near 26.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 30.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 37.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
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Point Forecast:
Scranton PA
 41.41°N 75.67°W (Elev. 712 ft)
3:15 pm EST Jan 17, 2020
6pm EST Jan 17, 2020-6pm EST Jan 24, 2020
 
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