Warmer, then frigid temperatures expected into midweek in Wyoming Valley


High temperatures are expected to climb in the Wyoming Valley early this week, but plummet to the to 20s by Wednesday.

A slight chance of rain and snow also is in the forecast.

The National Weather Service said it was 28 degrees at about 7 a.m. at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport, with overcast skies.

Mostly sunny skies are expected today, with a high near 44.

Mostly cloudy skies will carry into tonight, along with a 40 percent chance of rain between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is expected, and the low will be about 35.

Tuesday will bring partly sunny skies and a high near 50.

Mostly cloudy skies will return Tuesday night, along with a slight chance of snow showers after 3 a.m. Winds also could gust as high was 20 mph. The low will be around 26.

Mostly sunny skies are predicted for Wednesday, along with a slight chance of snow showers before 9 a.m. Winds also could gust as high as 28 mph. The high is expected to reach only 28.

Mostly clear skies will follow into Wednesday night, with a low around 12.

Be sure to check out the Times Leader’s weather page for up-to-date forecast information and radar.

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By Travis Kellar

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Reach Travis Kellar at 570-991-6389 or on Twitter @TLNews

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