Rain expected for Saturday and Sunday, snow comes Monday night


By Melanie Mizenko - [email protected]




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    After a beautiful and balmy Christmas day, precipitation makes it way in Northeastern Pennsylvania for the weekend.

    As of 7:15 a.m., the National Weather Service indicated it’s overcast and 43 degrees at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport.

    For the rest of today, expect a 60 percent chance of rain and a high of 47. Overnight will bring a 100 percent chance of rain — a quarter to half an inch possible — and a low of 45 degrees.

    Sunday will be mostly cloudy, with showers possible, a high near 60. Sunday night will be calm and colder — a low hovering around the freezing mark.

    Monday brings the worst of the precipitation; a chance of sleet in the afternoon hours. Monday’s high will be near 34. Sleet, snow and freezing rain comes to the area Monday night, done before 1 a.m. The low will be around 27.

    Keep up to date with forecasts and radar at the the Times Leader’s weather page!

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    By Melanie Mizenko

    [email protected]

    Reach Melanie Mizenko at 570-991-6116 or on Twitter @TL_MMizenko

    Reach Melanie Mizenko at 570-991-6116 or on Twitter @TL_MMizenko

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