Scattered showers, thunderstorms predicted as the week progresses

By Travis Kellar - | August 30th, 2016 7:14 am

The Wyoming Valley could see some showers and thunderstorms as the week rolls on.

The National Weather Service indicated it was 57 degrees as of 6:54 a.m. at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport, and fair skies were reported.

Areas of dense fog are possible before 11 a.m. today — otherwise, sunny skies are expected. Today’s high will be near 83.

Mostly clear skies will follow into tonight, with a low around 62.

Partly sunny skies are predicted for Wednesday, along with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. The high will be near 85.

Mostly cloudy skies will carry over into Wednesday night, along with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Up to a quarter of an inch of total rainfall is possible, and the low will be around 64.

Partly sunny skies are expected on Thursday, along with a 30 percent chance of showers before 9 a.m. The high will be near 77.

Partly cloudy skies will follow into Thursday night, along with a slight chance of showers before 9 p.m. The low will be around 57.

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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