Last updated: May 08. 2014 8:11AM - 1360 Views
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Overnight rain made for a wet morning commute in the Wyoming Valley.

The National Weather Service indicated that it was 51 degrees as of 6:54 a.m. at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport. Some lingering drizzle fell on the morning commute, which picked up in intensity at times.

Scattered showers will stick around for the rest of the day, with thunderstorms also possible after 2 p.m. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is expected, but more could fall with the possible thunderstorms. Today’s high will reach the lower 70s.

The chance for rain and thunderstorms will carry on into tonight. Between a tenth and a quarter of an inch of rain is possible, with higher amounts possible with thunderstorms. Tonight’s low will reach the upper 50s.

There will be a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms on Friday — otherwise, partly sunny skies are expected, with a high in the mid 70s. Friday night will be the possibility for showers and thunderstorms once again, with the low only dropping to the 60s. Between a tenth and a quarter of an inch of rain is expected, with higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

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