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East Central PA Forecast

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Our east central PA forecast region includes Allentown, Hamburg, Reading, Lebanon, Harrisburg, Pottsville & surrounding areas. Forecasts are updated daily M-F and Saturday that covers both weekend days – not Sunday.


Scattered showers/storms on Friday with locally heavy rainfall, frequent lightning possible… weekend and eclipse still dry…

A cold front moves through slowly west to east on Friday, bringing with it the threat for scattered showers and thunderstorms. The bulk of this activity will be during the afternoon and evening, but skies will remain cloudy in the morning with a passing shower, especially early on. Storms later today have the ability to produce locally heavy rainfall and frequent lightning. After those storms move out during the evening, clouds will decrease overnight as the front clears.

A partly cloudy and warm day is expected on Saturday. Sunday and Monday are both partly to mostly sunny days and slightly above average high temperatures. This is good news for Monday, as the solar eclipse will be taking place during the afternoon. For the latest eclipse information, please visit http://epawaweather.com/august-2017-solar-eclipse/. Tuesday will see partly cloudy skies and hot/humid conditions, and highs approaching the 90° mark. A cold front moves through on Wednesday with scattered showers and thunderstorms possible, which clears out will cooler temperatures behind the front for Thursday.

Forecaster: Martrich 18 August 0200z

Daily Climatology for Allentown, PA

Average Temp:Record Temp:
High:8295 (2002)
Low:6147 (1981)

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