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!