Showers, thunderstorms possible in the Wyoming Valley throughout the weekend

By Travis Kellar - tkellar@timesleader.com | July 28th, 2016 8:02 am

Sunshine will stick around the Wyoming Valley today, but thunderstorms are possible throughout most of the weekend.

According to a hazardous weather outlook issued by the National Weather Service, thunderstorms capable of producing heavy rainfall are possible on Friday across Northeastern Pennsylvania. The outlook notes that uncertainty exists in the forecast.

Forecast

The National Weather Service indicated it was 66 degrees as of 6:54 a.m. at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport, with fair skies reported.

Mostly sunny skies are expected today, along with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. The high will be near 90.

Cloudy skies are expected tonight, along with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms possible after 7 p.m. Up to half an inch of rain is possible, and the low will be around 68.

Showers and thunderstorms are likely Friday before 3 p.m. and up to a half an inch of rain is possible. The high will be near 82.

Partly cloudy skies will carry over into Friday night, along with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7 p.m. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is expected, and the low will be around 63.

Partly sunny skies are predicted for Saturday, along with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. The high will be near 84.

Mostly cloudy skies will carry over into Saturday night, along with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. The low will be around 65.

Mostly cloudy skies will round out the weekend on Sunday, along with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. The high will be near 82.

Those mostly cloudy skies will carry over into Sunday night, along with a 40 percent chance of showers. The low will be around 65.

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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