Rain, warmer temperatures expected into the midweek

By Travis Kellar - tkellar@timesleader.com | February 22nd, 2016 7:30 am

By Travis Kellar



Slightly warmer temperatures, along with the chance for some rain, will be possible in the Wyoming Valley through the midweek.

The National Weather Service indicated that it was 33 degrees as of 6:54 a.m. at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport, with overcast skies reported.

Mostly cloudy skies will gradually become sunny today, and the high will be near 43. Partly cloudy skies will follow into tonight, with a low around 26.

Mostly cloudy skies are predicted for Tuesday, along with a slight chance of rain after noon. The high will be near 41.

Mostly cloudy skies will carry over into Tuesday night, along with a 50 percent chance of rain. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is expected, and the low will be around 33.

An 80 percent chance of rain is predicted for Wednesday and into Wednesday night, but no rainfall amounts have been predicted. The day’s high will be near 48, while the low will be near 43.

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