Cooler temperatures, frost expected in the Wyoming Valley into the midweek


By Travis Kellar - tkellar@timesleader.com



Temperatures are expected to be much cooler this week, and the Wyoming Valley could even see some frost overnight tonight.

The National Weather Service has issued a frost advisory for Luzerne Count from 1 a.m. until 9 a.m. Tuesday. Temperatures are expected to drop into the upper 30s, making conditions favorable for frost.

A frost advisory means that areas of frost are expected, and sensitive outdoor plants may be killed if left uncovered.

The forecast

The National Weather Service indicated it was 42 degrees as of 6:54 a.m. at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport, and fair skies were reported.

Sunny skies are expected today, with a high near 58. Clear skies will follow into tonight, along with patchy frost into the overnight hours. The low will be around 34.

Sunny skies are expected Tuesday, with a high near 64. Partly cloudy skies will follow into Tuesday night, with a low around 43.

Mostly sunny skies are predicted for Wednesday, with a high near 65. Mostly clear skies will carry over into Wednesday night, with a low around 48.

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

tkellar@timesleader.com

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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