Storms possible today; sunshine and hot temperatures expected this weekend


By Travis Kellar - [email protected]




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    A hot and sunny weekend is forecast for the Wyoming Valley, but the area could see some thunderstorms today.

    The National Weather Service indicated it was 74 degrees as of 6:54 a.m. at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport, and fair skies were reported.

    Mostly sunny skies are expected today, with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 p.m. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is expected, and the high will be near 95.

    Partly cloudy skies will carry into tonight, with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11 p.m. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is forecast, and the low will be around 70.

    Sunny skies are predicted for Saturday, with a high near 92. Mostly clear skies will carry into Saturday night, with a low about 63.

    Mostly sunny skies will round out the weekend Sunday, with a high near 91. Partly cloudy skies will follow into Sunday night, with a low about 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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