Rain, some snow possible this week

By Travis Kellar - tkellar@timesleader.com

Sunshine will kick off the week in the Wyoming Valley, but rain and snow will be possible as the week progresses.

The National Weather Service indicated that it was 25 degrees as of 6:54 a.m. at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport, with fair skies kicking off the day.

Mostly sunny skies will stick around today, with a high near 40.

Mostly cloudy skies are expected tonight, along with a 30 percent chance of rain after 2 a.m. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is expected, and the low will be around 36.

An 80 percent chance of rain is predicted for Tuesday, with up to a quarter of an inch of rain possible. The high will be near 48.

Tuesday night will also bring an 80 percent chance of rain, with up to another quarter of an inch possible. The low will be around 43.

Wednesday will bring a 60 percent chance of rain, but no precipitation amounts have been predicted. Cloudy skies are expected otherwise, with a high near 52.

Mostly cloudy skies will carry over into Wednesday night, along with a 60 percent chance of rain before 2 a.m. and a chance for rain and snow showers into Thursday morning. No precipitation amounts have been predicted. Wednesday night’s low will be around 36.

For up-to-date forecast information, including radar, visit the Times Leader’s weather page.


By Travis Kellar


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