Showers and thunderstorms expected as the weekend comes to a close

By Travis Kellar - | August 19th, 2016 8:02 am

Sunshine will kick off the weekend in the Wyoming Valley, but showers and thunderstorms are possible as it comes to a close.

The National Weather Service indicated it was 69 degrees as of 6:54 a.m. at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport, with mostly cloudy skies reported.

Mostly sunny skies are expected today, with a high near 87. Clear skies will follow into tonight, with a low around 63.

Mostly sunny skies are predicted for Saturday, with a high near 88. Partly cloudy skies will follow into Saturday night, with a low around 69.

Mostly cloudy skies will round out the weekend on Sunday, along with a chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2 p.m. Showers will be likely after 2 p.m., along with the possibility of a thunderstorm. The high will be near 82.

Showers and thunderstorms will continue to be likely before 3 a.m. on Sunday night, followed by a chance of showers. The low will be around 63.

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

By Travis Kellar

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