Significant Severe Weather Outbreak Likely Today

A significant severe thunderstorm outbreak is likely for portions of the Midwest this afternoon and evening, especially from eastern Iowa into northern and central Illinois. The threats include tornadoes, a few which may be significant, large to very large hail, and damaging winds. A powerful system near the Central Plains will lift north and clash with a warm and humid air mass over the region. 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.

Rain

44°F

7°C

Humidity 83%
Wind Speed E 6 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1016.8 mb)
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Wind Chill41°F (5°C)
Last update 28 Mar 1:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Scranton PA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Rain.  High near 48. Southeast wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain

    High: 48 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain before 10pm, then rain and possibly a thunderstorm between 10pm and 4am, then rain after 4am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 47. East wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 47 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain and thunderstorms likely before noon, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between noon and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 62. Southeast wind 8 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 62 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. South wind around 6 mph becoming southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 46 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of rain, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Light southwest wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Rain

    High: 56 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Rain
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 52 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Cloudy, with a low around 37.

    Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 49. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Rain

    High: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Rain. High near 48. Southeast wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tonight
Rain before 10pm, then rain and possibly a thunderstorm between 10pm and 4am, then rain after 4am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 47. East wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Rain and thunderstorms likely before noon, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between noon and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a high near 62. Southeast wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. South wind around 6 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
A chance of rain, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Light southwest wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of rain before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52.
Tuesday Night
Cloudy, with a low around 37.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 49. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 54. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Scranton PA
 41.41°N 75.67°W (Elev. 712 ft)
1:00 pm EDT Mar 28, 2020
2pm EDT Mar 28, 2020-6pm EDT Apr 3, 2020
 
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