Last updated: May 15. 2014 8:38AM - 1575 Views
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Though the chance of rain has existed for much of the week, the Wyoming Valley has managed to stay dry for most of the week.

It looks like that will change going into the weekend.

The National Weather Service indicated that it was 69 degrees as of 7:54 a.m. at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport. Some ominous clouds lingered overhead, but the sunshine still managed shine through.

There will be a slight chance of showers today after 3 p.m. — otherwise, mostly cloudy skies are expected. The high will reach the lower 80s.

That slight chance of showers will go up until midnight, when showers or thunderstorms will then be possible. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is expected. Tonight’s low will be in the mid 60s.

There is a 100 percent chance of rain currently predicted for Friday. The forecast indicates that the rain could be heavy at times, with between 1 to 2 inches possible. Tomorrow’s high will be in the mid 60s. That rain will continue into Friday night before 2 a.m., and could continue to be heavy. Between a quarter and a half an inch of rain is possible Friday night’s low will dip to the upper 40s.

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