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Breaking down the weather forecast for this weekend’s NASCAR race series at Pocono

Weather is always a factor for NASCAR races, so here’s what’s projected for the Explore the Pocono Mountains 350 race at the Pocono Raceway.

Cars race during sunset in front of empty grandstand spectator seating during the NASCAR Cup Series Pocono 350 at Pocono Raceway on June 28, 2020 in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. The NASCAR series is currently racing without fans due the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images

NASCAR is heading out to the Pocono Mountains for a special double header race series at the Pocono Raceway. To begin things, we have the Camping World Truck Series CRC Brakleen 1150 on Saturday at 12 p.m. ET. The race will air on FS1. On Saturday at 3 p.m., the Cup Series will run the Pocono Organics CBD 325, which will be live on NBCSN. To wrap up race weekend, the Xfinity Series will run the Pocono Green 225 Recycled by J.P. Mascaro & Sons and will on NBC Sports at 12 p.m. ET.

Below we’ll take a look at the weather projected for the Pocono Raceway this weekend in Long Pond, Pennsylvania, with info courtesy of AccuWeather. Since we are still a couple of days out from race weekend, the forecasts are all tentative.

Saturday, June 26th

Hi 79°, Low 67°: Partly Sunny and more humid, 25% chance of rain

12 p.m.: CRC Brakleen 150 (60 laps, 150 miles)
3 p.m.: Pocono Organics CBD 325 (130 laps, 325 miles)

Sunday, June 27th

Hi 80°, Low 66°: Clouds and sun with a thunderstorm in spots in the afternoon, 40% chance of rain

12 p.m. ET, Pocono Green 225 Recycled by J.P. Mascaro & Sons (90 laps, 225 miles)