Freeze watch in effect for this weekend as colder temperatures come through

By Jimmy Fisher - | October 17th, 2015 7:35 am

Sweatshirts and jeans are recommended for this weekend as chilly temperatures will be coming through the Wyoming Valley, with a freeze watch for this weekend.

The National Weather Service reported that it was 36 degrees at 6:54 a.m. at the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre International Airport.

Today will be mostly sunny with a high of 49 degrees, but temperatures will drop drastically tonight as they reach a low of 29 degrees.

The National Weather Service is reporting a freeze watch for the Wyoming Valley from 1 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Sunday as well with a high of 45 degrees and a slight chance of rain before noon before dropping to a low of 27 degrees at night with partly cloudy skies.

Monday will be sunny with a high of 49 degrees and partly cloudy in the evening with a low of 36 degrees.

For more up-to-date weather information, visit the Times-Leader’s weather page.

By Jimmy Fisher

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