Last updated: July 01. 2014 7:38AM - 865 Views
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It’s going to get wet leading up to the holiday weekend.

The National Weather Service indicated that it was 73 degrees as of 6:54 a.m. Sunshine beamed down through fair skies for morning commuters.

Partly sunny skies will stick around today, but there will be a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 p.m. Today’s high will be in the lower 90s. That chance of rain and thunderstorms will stick around into tonight, mainly after 10 p.m. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is expected. Tonight’s low will be in the mid 60s.

Showers and thunderstorms will be likely after 3 p.m. on Wednesday, with some storms having the potential to produce gusty winds and heavy rains. Up to a half an inch of rain is possible. Wednesday’s high will be in the lower 90s.

Showers and thunderstorms will continue to be likely before 8 p.m. on Wednesday night — otherwise, mostly cloudy skies are expected. Up to a half an inch of rain is possible, and Wednesday night’s low will be in the upper 60s.

Thursday will bring more rain to the Wyoming Valley, with showers and thunderstorms likely throughout the day. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Thursday’s high will be in the mid 80s. Mostly cloudy skies are predicted for Thursday night, along with a chance of showers. Thursday night’s low will be in the mid 60s.

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