Cloudy skies, rain predicted for most of holiday weekend

By Travis Kellar - [email protected] | May 25th, 2017 7:43 am

The chance for rain is expected to linger in the Wyoming Valley through the holiday weekend.

The National Weather Service indicated it was 56 degrees as of 6:54 a.m. at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport, and overcast skies were reported.

Rain is likely before noon today, followed by a 50 percent chance of showers into the afternoon hours. Up to a half an inch of rain is expected, and the high will be near 61.

Showers and thunderstorms are likely before 2 a.m. tonight, with up to a half an inch of rain possible. Tonight’s low will be around 55.

Friday will bring mostly cloudy skies to round out the week, along with a 50 percent chance of showers. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is expected, and the high will be near 69.

Cloudy skies are expected on Friday night, with a low around 53.

Partly sunny skies will return on Saturday, with a high near 74. Mostly cloudy skies are predicted for Saturday night, with a low around 57.

Sunday will bring mostly cloudy skies to round out the weekend, along with a 60 percent chance of showers. The high will be near 73.

Showers will continue to be likely into Sunday night, with a low around 59.

Memorial Day is expected to bring mostly cloudy skies, along with a 50 percent chance of showers. The high will be near 76.

Mostly cloudy skies will carry over into Monday night, along with a 30 percent chance of showers. The low will be around 58.

Be sure to check out the Times Leader’s weather page for up-to-date forecast information and radar!

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By Travis Kellar

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Reach Travis Kellar at 570-991-6389 or on Twitter @TLNews


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