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Last updated: April 14. 2014 8:19AM - 3090 Views
By - tkellar@civitasmedia.com



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There was no question about it — it felt like spring this past weekend and into this morning.


The National Weather Service indicated that it was 64 degrees as of 7:54 a.m. at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport. Overcast skies lingered over the Wyoming Valley, with the occasionally rays of sunshine breaking through the cloud cover.


The recent warm trend, however, will be interrupted with the possibility for some snow and cooler temperatures early this week.


Partly sunny skies are expected today, with the high climbing to about 79 degrees. A breezy wind will blow at about 10 to 15 miles per hour, climbing to 16 to 21 miles per hour in the afternoon.


There will be a slight chance of showers tonight before 11 p.m., followed by a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11 p.m. and 4 a.m. After 4 a.m., showers are likely with a possible thunderstorm. Tonight’s low will only drop to about 61 degrees. Between a tenth and a quarter of an inch of a rain is expected, but more is possible in the thunderstorms.


A rainy, dreary Tuesday is expected, with a 100 percent of rain and possibly a thunderstorm predicted. The temperatures will fall to about 48 degrees by 5 p.m. Up to 2 inches of rain is possible.


Rain is likely before 9 p.m. on Tuesday night, followed by snow showers likely between 9 p.m. and 3 a.m. The low on Tuesday night will drop to the lower 20s. There is an 80 percent chance of precipitation, and less than half an inch of snow is expected.


Sunny skies will return to the Wyoming Valley on Wednesday, but the high will only climb to the upper 40s. Clear skies are also expected on Wednesday night, with a low around 30 degrees.


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