Cooler temperatures, some snow possible as the weekend approaches

By Travis Kellar - | February 17th, 2016 7:51 am

Temperatures are expected to cool as the week progresses, and the Wyoming Valley could see a little more snow heading into the weekend.

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

Partly sunny skies are expected today, along with some isolated snow showers between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. The high will be near 36.

Mostly cloudy skies are expected into tonight, with a low around 17.

Sunny skies are predicted for Thursday, with a high near 28. Mostly clear skies will follow into Thursday night, with a low around 13.

Mostly cloudy skies will round out the week on Friday, along with a slight chance of snow showers after 1 p.m. The high will be near 35.

Friday night will also bring a chance of rain and snow showers, along with the possibility of some sleet before 1 a.m. Rain and sleet will then be possible into the overnight hours. Friday night’s low will be around 32.

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

By Travis Kellar