Chance of snow, cold today; hazardous outlook issued for Sunday into Monday


The chance for snow will continue around the Wyoming Valley for most of the weekend, and temperatures are not expected to leave the 30s.

Be aware that the National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook advisory for Sunday afternoon through Monday morning.

The NWS indicated it was 28 degrees as of 7:54 a.m. this morning at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport, and overcast skies were reported.

Today’s forecast calls for a slight chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 32. Northwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.

Tonight there is a chance of flurries after 5 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.

On Saturday there is a chance of flurries between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31.

Saturday night calls for mostly cloudy skies, with a low around 20.

There is a chance of snow on Sunday. Cloudy, with a high near 30. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent.

According to the NWS, a system is expected to pass through the region Sunday afternoon through Monday morning with the potential for at least a few inches of snow. Sleet and freezing rain are also possible by early Monday morning, which may cause difficult travel, especially for the Monday morning commute.

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