Quiet forecast reported for the rest of the week


Uncertainty remain about potential for heavy snowfall this weekend

By Travis Kellar - tkellar@timesleader.com



While uncertainty remains about how the winter storm that could impact Northeastern Pennsylvania this weekend, the rest of the week looks fairly quiet.

The National Weather Service indicated that it was 24 degrees as of 6:54 a.m. at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport, with overcast skies reported.

Mostly cloudy skies are expected today, with a high near 28. Those cloudy skies will carry over into tonight, along with a 30 percent chance of snow showers between 9 p.m. and midnight. Less than a half an inch of snow is expected, and the low will be around 18.

Mostly sunny skies are predicted for Thursday, with a high near 27. Partly cloudy skies will carry over into Thursday night, with a low around 14.

The weekend’s forecast

Snow is expected throughout a good portion of the weekend, but no snowfall amounts have yet been predicted.

Partly sunny skies will round out the week on Friday, with a high near 28.

Clouds will move into the region on Friday night, with a snow likely after 1 a.m. A 70 percent chance of snow is predicted, and the low will be around 22.

Clouds will stick around into Saturday, along with a 60 percent chance of snow. The high will be near 27. Saturday night will also bring cloudy skies and a 40 percent chance of snow showers. The low will be around 17.

Mostly sunny skies are predicted to quietly end the weekend on Sunday, with a high near 29. Mostly cloudy skies are expected to carry over into Sunday night, with a low around 13.

Be sure to check out the Times Leader’s weather page for up-to-date forecast information and radar! Check back with the Times Leader for more information about the potential for severe winter weather as it becomes available.

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Uncertainty remain about potential for heavy snowfall this weekend

By Travis Kellar

tkellar@timesleader.com

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