The chance for severe weather will return to the Wyoming Valley tonight.
The National Weather Service indicated that it was 67 degrees as of 6:54 a.m. Sunshine tried to break through morning cloud cover, but a mixture of mist and fog made for a gray start to the day.
There will be a chance of showers and thunderstorms today under partly sunny skies. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is expected, with higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Today’s high will be in the mid 80s.
Showers and thunderstorms are likely before 2 a.m. tonight, followed by a slight chance of showers in the overnight hours. Some storms could be severe and produce damaging winds and heavy rain. Up to a quarter of an inch of rain is expected, but more could fall with some of the heavier thunderstorms. Tonight’s low will be in the upper 60s.
There will be another chance for showers and thunderstorms on Wednesday, but mainly after 4 p.m. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is expected, and partly sunny skies are expected throughout the day. Wednesday’s high will be in the mid 80s.
The chance for showers and thunderstorms will carry on into Wednesday night, with less than a tenth of an inch expected. The low will be in the upper 50s.
Mostly sunny skies will return on Thursday, with a high in the lower 80s. Clear skies are also predicted for Thursday night, with a low in the upper 50s.
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