Monday, February 25, 2013

National Weather Service:
Fire Weather Warning




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Current Conditions
Wilkes Barre, PA
Conditions as of 10:54 AM
Clear
Temperature: 48°
Wind: North 22 mph
Dew point:15°
Pressure:30.03 in.
Humidity: 27%
Visibility: 10.0 miles
Observed at: Avoca, PA
Forecast for Wilkes Barre (18702)
Thursday
clear
Clear
H 55° / L 34°
Friday
chancerain
Chance of Rain
H 64° / L 45°
Saturday
chancerain
Chance of Rain
H 63° / L 37°
Sunday
partlycloudy
Partly Cloudy
H 57° / L 34°
Monday
clear
Clear
H 70° / L 36°
Thursday

Clear. High: 55 °F. Wind NW 19 - 22 mph.

Thursday Night

Partly Cloudy. Low: 34 °F. Wind SE 5 - 11 mph. Windchill: 22 °F.

Friday

Chance of Rain. Mostly Cloudy. High: 64 °F. Wind South 10 - 13 mph. 60% chance of precipitation (water equivalent of 0.02 in).

Friday Night

Rain Showers. Mostly Cloudy. Low: 45 °F. Wind SSE 4 - 10 mph. 60% chance of precipitation (water equivalent of 0.22 in). Windchill: 37 °F.

Saturday

Chance of Rain. Partly Cloudy. High: 63 °F. Wind WNW 15 mph. 30% chance of precipitation (water equivalent of 0.03 in).

Saturday Night

Partly Cloudy. Low: 37 °F. Wind NW 11 - 14 mph. Windchill: 37 °F.

Sunday

Partly Cloudy. High: 57 °F. Wind NNW 13 mph.

Sunday Night

Partly Cloudy. Low: 34 °F. Wind NNW 6 - 9 mph. Windchill: 32 °F.

Monday

Clear. High: 70 °F. Wind WNW 2 - 6 mph.

Monday Night

Chance of Rain. Partly Cloudy. Low: 36 °F. Wind ESE 3 mph. 40% chance of precipitation (water equivalent of 0.23 in). Windchill: 32 °F.

 
 
UV Index
  
6
 Thu 
  
5
 Fri 
  
6
 Sat 
Almanac
Key: T = Trace of precipitation; MM = data not available
April 24, 2014
Normal high:63° Record high:87° (1960)
Normal low:41° Record low:25° (1930)
Sunrise:6:10 AM Moon Rise: 3:23 AM
Sunset:7:53 PM Moon Set: 3:03 PM
Complete weather almanac

 
Astronomy
Sunrise:06:10 AM (EDT) Moon Rise:03:23 AM (EDT)
Sunset:07:53 PM (EDT) Moon Set:03:03 PM (EDT)
Moon Phase
Apr. 24 Apr. 29 May. 06 May. 14 May. 21

... Red flag warning remains in effect from 11 am this morning to
8 PM EDT this evening for northeast Pennsylvania and portions of
central New York...

A red flag warning remains in effect from 11 am this morning to
8 PM EDT this evening.

* Affected area... most of northeast Pennsylvania... and the
western Catskills and Susquehanna region in New York.

* Winds... northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Timing... late this morning into the afternoon.

* Relative humidity... as low as 18 percent.

* Temperatures... highs in the 50s.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is strongly discouraged.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds... low relative humidity... and warm temperatures will
create explosive fire growth potential.




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