Cloudy skies, rain expected for most of the weekend

By Travis Kellar - tkellar@timesleader.com | March 30th, 2017 7:37 am

Sunshine is expected to stick around today, but rain is expected to move into the region for most of the weekend.

The National Weather Service indicated it was 32 degrees as of 6:54 a.m. at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport, and fair skies were reported.

Partly sunny skies are expected today, with a high near 50.

Cloudy skies will follow into tonight, along with rain likely after midnight. Up to a quarter of an inch of total rainfall is possible, and the low will be around 35.

Rain will continue to be likely as the workweek ends on Friday, and up to three quarters of an inch of rain could fall. The high will be near 42.

Friday night will once again bring the likelihood of rain, and another half an inch of rainfall is possible. The low will be around 38.

Rain will continue to be likely before 9 a.m. Saturday, followed by a chance of showers from 9 a.m. until noon and a chance of rain into the afternoon hours. No rainfall amounts have been predicted. The high will be near 48.

Mostly cloudy skies are predicted for Saturday night, along with a slight chance of rain before 9 p.m. The low will be around 37.

Mostly sunny skies will round out the weekend on Sunday, with a high near 55. Partly cloudy skies will follow into Sunday night, with a low around 36.

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

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By Travis Kellar

tkellar@timesleader.com

Reach Travis Kellar at 570-991-6389 or on Twitter @TLNews


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