Last updated: February 14. 2014 10:58AM - 2174 Views
By - tkellar@civitasmedia.com



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Much of the Wyoming Valley is undoubtedly digging out from Thursday’s winter storm.


Road generally had some slush on snow on them during the morning commute, which slowed the traffic slightly. The questionable roadways were enough to close most of the school districts and colleges in Luzerne County. Buses for the Luzerne County Transportation Authority and COLTS began operating at 9 a.m., and operated on snow routes.


It might be a good idea to keep those snow shovels handy — more snow is expected this weekend.


The National Weather Service predicts a chance of flurries for the rest of the day, with a high near 35 degrees. A chance of snow showers is expected tonight, with around an inch of new snow accumulation possible. The low will drop to around 22 degrees.


Snow showers are expected before 3 p.m. on Saturday, with a high near 31 degrees. Up to 2 inches of snow is expected. That chance of snow will carry on until 8 p.m. Saturday night, followed by a slight chance of snow after 5 a.m. Saturday night’s low will drop to about 12 degrees. Less than a half an inch of snow is possible.


A chance of snow showers is expected on Sunday, with a high in the lower to mid 20s. Partly cloud skies are predicted for Sunday night, with the low dropping to 2 degrees.


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