Warm temperatures, rain expected into the holiday week

By Travis Kellar - tkellar@timesleader.com

With Christmas only days away, temperatures are expected to rise and rain is predicted.

The National Weather Service indicated that it was 37 degrees as of 6:54 a.m. at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport, with fair skies reported.

Mostly cloudy skies are expected today, with a high near 48.

Cloudy skies are expected to linger into tonight, along with a chance of showers into the early morning hours on Tuesday. The low will be around 42.

Rain is expected on Tuesday, with an 80 percent chance currently predicted. Up to a half an inch of rain is possible, and the high will climb to 51.

Mostly cloudy skies are predicted for Tuesday night, with a low around 42.

Rain will once again be likely on Wednesday after 8 a.m., but no precipitation amounts have yet been predicted. The high will be near 56.

Rain will continue to be likely into Wednesday night, with low near 54.

Be sure to check out the Times Leader’s weather page for up-to-date forecast information and radar!


By Travis Kellar


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