After a stretch of colder weather, temperatures are expected to rise slightly this weekend.
Temperatures were in the mid teens this morning. The National Weather Services indicated that it was 19 degrees as of 7:54 a.m. at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport. Cloudy skies hovered over the Wyoming Valley during the morning commute.
Cloudy skies are expected to decrease somewhat as the day progresses. Today’s high is expected to climb to the mid 40s. A 30 percent chance of rain is predicted for tonight, mostly after midnight. The low drop to around 35 degrees.
A chance of rain and snow showers is predicted before 10 a.m. tomorrow, followed by a slight chance of rain between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Partly sunny skies are expected for the remainder of the day, with an expected high temperature of 47 degrees. Winds could gust to 28 miles per hour.
Saturday night is expected to bring partly cloudy skies, with a low around 25 degrees.
Partly sunny skies on Sunday will do little to raise the high temperature, which is only expected to reach the lower 30s. There will be a 30 percent chance of snow after 8 p.m. on Sunday night, with the low dropping to about 19 degrees.
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