Warmer temperatures, rain expected this week

By Travis Kellar - tkellar@timesleader.com


    By Travis Kellar



    It’s shaping up to be a warmer week in the Wyoming Valley, but the region could also get some rain as the week progresses.

    The National Weather Service indicated that it was 41 degrees as of 6:54 a.m. at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport, with overcast skies reported.

    Mostly cloudy skies are expected today, along with a chance of scattered showers before 10 a.m. A 40 percent chance of rain is predicted, and less than a tenth of an inch of rain is possible. Today’s high will be near 50.

    Partly cloudy skies are expected to carry over into tonight, with a low around 29.

    Mostly sunny skies are predicted for Tuesday, with a high near 45.

    Rain is expected on Tuesday night, with an 80 percent chance predicted. Up to a quarter of an inch of rain could fall, and the low will be around 38.

    Wednesday will also bring an 80 percent chance of rain, with a high near 52. Wednesday night will also bring a 70 percent chance of rain before 8 p.m., with a low around 33.

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

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