Rain, thunderstorms possible as the week comes to a close

By Travis Kellar - tkellar@timesleader.com

By Travis Kellar



Rain is expected in the Wyoming Valley as the weekend approaches, but temperatures will remain mild.

The National Weather Service indicated that it was 28 degrees as of 6:54 a.m. at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport, with fair skies reported.

Sunny skies are expected today, with a high near 58. Partly cloudy skies will carry over into tonight, with a low around 42.

Mostly cloudy skies are predicted for Thursday, along with a slight chance of showers after 3 p.m. The high will be near 67.

Cloudy skies will carry over into Thursday night, along with a chance of showers during the evening hours — showers will become likely into the overnight hours, and thunderstorms will also be possible. Up to a quarter of an inch of rain is possible, and the low will be around 58.

Mostly cloudy skies will round out the week on Friday, along with showers likely before 2 p.m. No rainfall amounts have been predicted, and the high will be near 66.

Mostly cloudy skies are predicted for Friday night, along with a 30 percent chance of showers before 8 p.m. The low will be around 41.

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

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