Last updated: May 16. 2014 8:55AM - 1502 Views
By - tkellar@timesleader.com

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It’s a rainy day in the neighborhood.

What started out as a light drizzle quickly turned into a steady rain, which picked up in intensity at about 7:30 a.m. The National Weather Service indicated that it was 67 degrees at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport as of 7:54 a.m.

Luzerne County remains under a flash flood watch until 2 a.m. tonight.

The rain will continue to fall for most of the day today, with heavier downpours possible. Between 1 and 2 inches of rain could fall. The high today will drop to 59 degrees by 5 p.m.

The rain will continue up until 10 p.m. tonight — cloudy skies are expected otherwise. The low will drop to the mid 40s. Between a tenth and a quarter of an inch of rain is possible.

There will be a slight chance of showers after 2 p.m. on Saturday — otherwise, mostly sunny skies are expected. Saturday’s high will be in the mid 60s. Partly cloudy skies are predicted for Saturday night, with the low dropping to the lower 40s.

Mostly sunny skies will return to the Wyoming Valley on Sunday, with a high in the mid 60s. Mostly clear skies will linger on into Sunday night, with a low around 40 degrees.

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