Severe thunderstorms possible in the Wyoming Valley on Friday

By Travis Kellar - | July 20th, 2016 7:55 am

The Wyoming Valley is in store for a generally quiet forecast, but some storms are possible on Friday.

According to a hazardous weather outlook issued by the National Weather Service, a cold front will cross the region on Friday and bring showers and thunderstorms.

Some thunderstorms could be severe and produce damaging winds and hail.

The forecast

The National Weather Service indicated it was 56 degrees as of 6:54 a.m. at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport, with fair skies reported.

Sunny skies are expected today, with a high near 83. Mostly clear skies will follow into tonight, with a low around 58.

Sunshine is predicted for Thursday, with a high near 89. Mostly clear skies will carry over into Thursday night, with a low around 67.

Mostly sunny skies will round out the week on Friday, along with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. The high will be near 91.

Partly cloudy skies will follow into Friday night, along with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. The low will be around 69.

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

By Travis Kellar

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