After a quiet, sunny weekend, rain will soon return to the Wyoming Valley.
The National Weather Service indicated that it was 69 degrees at 7:54 a.m. at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport. A few light clouds lingered over the morning commute, but the sun dominated the late start of the week for most.
Isolated showers are expected early this morning, then showers and thunderstorms are likely after noon. Between a tenth and a quarter of an inch of rain is possible, with higher amounts in thunderstorms. Today’s high will climb to the lower 80s.
Showers and thunderstorms will continue to be likely before 1 a.m., followed by a chance of showers after 1 a.m. Between a quarter and a half an inch of rain is possible this evening. Tonight’s low will drop to the lower 60s.
The chance for rain will linger on into tomorrow, with a high near 70 degrees. There will be another slight chance for rain on Wednesday night — otherwise, mostly cloudy skies are expected. Wednesday night’s low will drop to the lower 50s.
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