Hot temperatures, rain in the forecast as the week comes to an end


By Travis Kellar - [email protected]



While temperatures could reach the 90-dergee mark, the chance for rain will stick around the Wyoming Valley through the end of the week.

The National Weather Service indicated it was 68 degrees as of 6:54 a.m. at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport. Fair skies were also reported.

Mostly sunny skies are expected today, with a high near 90. Partly cloudy skies will follow tonight, with a low around 69.

Partly sunny skies are predicted for Thursday, and there will be a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the early-afternoon hours — after 4 p.m., showers are likely. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is expected, and the high will be near 90.

Mostly cloudy skies will carry over into Thursday night, and showers and thunderstorms are likely before 1 a.m. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is expected, and the low will be near 70.

Partly sunny skies will round out the week Friday, along with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the early-afternoon hours — showers are likely after 2 p.m., along with a possible thunderstorm. The high will be near 91.

Showers are likely before 2 a.m. Friday night, along with possible thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy skies are expected otherwise, and the low will be around 69.

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

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By Travis Kellar

[email protected]

Reach Travis Kellar at 570-991-6389 or on Twitter @TLNews

Reach Travis Kellar at 570-991-6389 or on Twitter @TLNews

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