Calm and colder today; wintry mix possible for Monday and Tuesday

By Melanie Mizenko - | December 27th, 2015 7:12 am

Goodbye spring-like temperatures, hello winter weather. A wintry mix is possible for the beginning of the last week of 2015.

As of 7:00 a.m., the National Weather Service shows as temperature of 47 degrees at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport.

According to the NWS, the rest of today into this evening looks to be mostly cloudy with scattered showers possible with the high hovering around 60 and a low dipping near freezing — 32 degrees.

Monday in Northeastern Pennsylvania won’t be much warmer than tonight’s low; NWS forecasts a high of 36. A chance of snow, sleet and freezing rain is possible for Monday night; accumulation of less than one-tenth of an inch. Monday’s low is forecasted at 31.

Tuesday will stay dark and dreary, with the winter mix transitioning to rain and wind. Winds may gust up to 17 miles per hour in spots throughout the day. Tuesday’s high is predicted at 41 degrees with a low of 36.

Keep up to date with forecasts and radar at the the Times Leader’s weather page!

By Melanie Mizenko

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