Last updated: January 25. 2014 12:27AM - 3554 Views
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Cold weather will eventually be accompanied with snow this weekend.


The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory for Luzerne and Lackawanna County until 10 a.m. this morning. It was 2 degrees as of 8 a.m. at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport — the wind chill made it feel like -17 degrees.


The cold was enough to cause several school districts in Luzerne County to operate on a 2-hour delay.


The temperature is expected to climb slightly to 16 degrees today, with mostly sunny skies. The wind chill will make it feel like -6 degrees. A chance of flurries is expected after 4 a.m. tonight, with a low around 13 degrees and the wind chill making it feel like -1.


Snow showers are likely after 8 a.m. tomorrow, with a high near 27 degrees. The wind chill could make it feel like -1 degrees, and up to 3 inches of snow is expected.


That chance of snow will linger into Saturday night before tapering off to flurries. The low for Saturday night will be around 7 degrees, with the wind chill making it feel like -7.


A chance of flurries is expected on Sunday, followed by a chance of snow showers after 8 p.m. on Sunday night. Sunday’s high will be in the upper teens, and the low on Sunday night will only drop to the mid teens.


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