Last updated: April 22. 2014 8:02AM - 1449 Views
By - tkellar@civitasmedia.com

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Rain is on the way to the Wyoming Valley.

The National Weather Service indicated that it was 52 degrees as of 6:54 a.m. at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport. Clouds hovered overhead, but it was an otherwise quite morning commute.

There will be a chance of showers and thunderstorms throughout the day, with the best chance of rain coming after 4 p.m. An 80-percent chance of rain is expected, with between a tenth and quarter of an inch of rain expected. The high will climb to the upper 60s.

Showers and thunderstorms are expected again before 9 p.m. tonight, followed by a chance of showers overnight. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is expected, and winds could gust as high as 24 miles per hour. Tonight’s low will drop to the lower 40s.

There will be a slight chance of showers tomorrow before 2 p.m. — otherwise, mostly sunny skies are expected. Tomorrow’s high will climb to the mid 50s, and winds could once again gust to about 23 miles per hour. Clear skies are predicted for Wednesday night, with the low dropping to about 32 degrees.

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