Chance of showers, thunderstorms to linger into the weekend

By Travis Kellar - tkellar@timesleader.com | July 7th, 2016 7:55 am

The chance for rain and thunderstorms will stick around the Wyoming Valley into the weekend.

The National Weather Service indicated it was 71 degrees as of 6:54 a.m. at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport, and fair skies were reported.

Mostly cloudy skies are expected today, along with a 50 percent chance of showers — thunderstorms will also be possible after 11 a.m. Up to a quarter of an inch of rain is possible, and the high will be near 89.

Partly cloudy skies will follow tonight, along with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9 p.m. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is possible, and the low will be near 67.

Mostly sunny skies will round out the week on Friday, along with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. The high will be near 91.

Showers will be likely on Friday night, along with thunderstorms possible after 2 a.m. Up to half an inch of rain is possible, and the low will be around 68.

Partly sunny skies are predicted for Saturday, along with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8 a.m. The high will be near 85.

Mostly cloudy skies will follow into Saturday night, along with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. The low will be around 62.

Sunny skies will wrap up the weekend on Sunday, with a high near 78. Partly cloudy skies will follow into Sunday night, with a low around 59.

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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