Don’t put away the rain gear just yet — it looks like the Wyoming Valley is going to get another dose of rain and thunderstorms.
The National Weather Service indicated that it was 71 degrees as of 6:54 a.m. Clouds blanketed most of the morning skies, and some light fog could be found in some areas. Patchy fog is expected to stick around until 9 a.m.
Showers and thunderstorms will be likely for most of the day today and into tonight. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain, and up to a half an inch of total rainfall is possible today. The National Weather Service has not issued any watches or warnings. Today’s high will be in the mid 80s.
Showers will continue to be likely, along with a stray thunderstorm, before 10 p.m. tonight. There will continue to be a chance for showers and thunderstorms into the overnight hours, with up to a half an inch of rain possible tonight. Tonight’s low will be in the mid 60s.
There will be a chance for showers before 11 a.m. on Independence Day — otherwise, mostly sunny skies are expected, with a fitting high near 76 degrees. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is expected.
Clear skies are expected on Friday night, with a low in the mid 50s.
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