Showers, thunderstorms possible in the Wyoming Valley as the week progresses


By Travis Kellar - [email protected]




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    WILKES-BARRE — The Wyoming Valley could see some showers and thunderstorms as the week rolls along.

    The National Weather Service indicated it was 71 degrees as of 6:54 a.m. at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport, and fair skies were reported.

    Mostly cloudy skies are expected today, along with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Up to a quarter of an inch of rain is possible, and today’s high will be near 88.

    Cloudy skies will carry over into tonight, along with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain, and up to a quarter of an inch of total rainfall is expected. The low will be around 70.

    Partly sunny skies will return Wednesday, with a high near 83. Mostly cloudy skies will follow into Wednesday night, with a low around 64.

    Thursday will bring mostly sunny skies, along with isolated showers and thunderstorms. The high will be near 87.

    Isolated showers and thunderstorms will be possible before 9 p.m. Thursday night — otherwise, partly cloudy skies are expected. The low will be around 64.

    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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