Snow, freezing rain in the forecast for the Wyoming Valley


By Brigid Edmunds - [email protected]




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    With the Wyoming Valley still recovering from Winter Storm Stella, the National Weather Service has issued a special weather statement for Saturday morning.

    According to the statement, a band of light snow, mixed with patchy freezing drizzle will move into the area Saturday morning, causing slippery roads through 10 am. The NWS urges drivers to use caution and slow down if traveling in the morning.

    The forecast

    The NWS indicated it was 35 degrees as of 8:54 a.m. at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport, and overcast skies were reported.

    Snow and freezing drizzle are likely before 11 a.m., then rain and snow after 11 a.m. Cloudy with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent, with little or no ice accumulation expected.

    More rain and snow likely into Saturday night, becoming all snow after 9 p.m. Cloudy with a low around 28.

    Sunday brings a chance of snow showers before 7 a.m. It will be cloudy in the morning, then gradually become mostly sunny with a high near 41.

    Sunday night will be partly cloudy, with a low around 24.

    Monday there is a slight chance of rain after 2 p.m. Mostly sunny with a high near 44.

    A chance of rain Monday night before 2 a.m., then a slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy with a low around 32.

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

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    By Brigid Edmunds

    [email protected]

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