Rain, snow possible as the week progresses

By Travis Kellar - tkellar@timesleader.com | March 1st, 2016 7:43 am

Rain is expected in the Wyoming Valley over the next few days, along with the chance for some snow.

The National Weather Service reported that it was 29 degrees as of 6:54 a.m. at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport, with overcast skies reported.

Mostly sunny skies are expected today, with a high near 48.

Rain is expected after 10 p.m. tonight. Up to a half an inch of rain could fall, and tonight’s low will be around 34.

Wednesday will bring a chance of snow before 10 a.m., followed by a slight chance of snow up until 4 p.m. Cloudy skies will otherwise gradually become mostly sunny, and the high will be near 35. Less than half an inch of snow is expected, and winds could also gust to as high as 28 miles per hour.

Clear skies are expected into Wednesday night, with a low around 18.

Partly sunny skies are expected for Thursday, with a high near 34.

Mostly cloudy skies are expected into Thursday night, along with a 30 percent chance of snow showers. the low will be around 21.

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


By Travis Kellar