Showers, thunderstorm forecast throughout the weekend in the Wyoming Valley


By Travis Kellar - [email protected]




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    The Wyoming Valley is in store for a rainy weekend, but sunshine is expected to return by Sunday.

    The National Weather Service indicated it was 72 degrees as of 6:54 a.m. at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport, with fog and mist reported.

    Partly sunny skies are expected today, along with a slight chance of showers between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms is predicted into the afternoon hours, and some storms could produce heavy rain. Up to a quarter of an inch of overall rainfall is expected, and a high near 90.

    Mostly cloudy skies are predicted tonight, along with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some storms could produce heavy rain, and up to a quarter of an inch of overall rainfall is possible. Tonight’s low will be near 69.

    Partly sunny skies are expected Saturday, along with a chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3 p.m. Showers are likely between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m., followed by a chance of thunderstorms into the evening hours. Up to a quarter of an inch of rain is possible, and the high will be near 83.

    Mostly cloudy skies will follow into Saturday night, along with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is expected, and the low will be around 64.

    Mostly sunny skies will round out the weekend Sunday, along with a slight chance of showers. The high will be near 78.

    Mostly clear skies will follow into Sunday night, with a low around 60.

    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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