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Overnight snow coats the area, warm weekend ahead


January 10. 2014 11:49PM

By - tkellar@civitasmedia.com




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A coating of snow fell during the overnight night hours in the Wyoming Valley.


Less than an inch of snow covered the the ground. The snow left some slush on the roadways, but the morning commute showed little signs of a slowdown.


The overnight snow was enough to cause most school districts in Luzerne County to operate on a 2-hour delay.


The chance of snow is expected to continue until 1 p.m. today, with less than one inch of snow expected by the National Weather Service. Today’s high is expected to reach 38 degrees.


A slight chance of rain and sleet is expected before 11 p.m. tonight, with rain likely overnight. The low will drop to 36 degrees. Little or no snow accumulation is expected tonight.


Saturday will feel like spring, with potentially heavy rain showers throughout the day and into Saturday night. Saturday’s high will reach the mid 50s, with up to three quarters of an inch of rain expected. Saturday night’s low will drop to 35, with an additional quarter inch of rain possible.


The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch from Saturday afternoon through Sunday evening.


Snow will be possible on Sunday morning, followed by a chance of rain showers throughout the day. Sunday’s high will be in the lower 40s, and the low will drop to 29 on Sunday night with partly cloudy skies.


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