Showers, thunderstorms expected for most of the weekend in the Wyoming Valley


Rain and thunderstorms are in the forecast for the Wyoming Valley for most of the weekend.

The National Weather Service indicated it was 77 degrees as of 8:54 a.m. at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport, under partly sunny and fair skies.

Showers and thunderstorms are likely today, mainly before 5 p.m., then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5 p.m. Cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent, with rainfall up to three quarters of an inch possible.

Showers and possibly a thunderstorm continue into tonight, with a low around 68. Some storms could produce heavy rainfall. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent, with rain up to one inch possible.

On Sunday, showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2 p.m., then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2 p.m. Cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent, with rain up to half of an inch possible.

Sunday Night, showers and thunderstorms are likely, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Your week begins with predictions of a chance of showers on Monday, with thunderstorms also possible after 2 p.m. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent.

On Monday night there’s a chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8 p.m., then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.

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

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