Wintry mix to move into the Wyoming Valley this weekend
First Posted: 1/2/2015
It looks like sunny skies will soon be replaced with wintry precipitation in the Wyoming Valley.
The National Weather Service indicated that it was 32 degrees as of 6:54 a.m. at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport. Overcast skies kicked off the last day of the workweek.
Sunny skies will round out the day today, with a high in the mid 30s. Partly cloudy skies will follow tonight, with a low in the mid 20s.
Showers will be likely before 5 p.m. on Saturday, followed by snow and sleet into the evening hours. Less than an inch of snow and sleet accumulation is expected, and there is an 80 percent chance of precipitation. Saturday’s high will be in the mid 30s.
Rain, snow and sleet is likely before 8 p.m. on Saturday night, followed by rain and sleet until 11 p.m. After 11 p.m., all precipitation should change over to entirely rain. Less than an inch of snow and sleet accumulation is expected, and there is a 100 percent chance of precipitation falling. Saturday night’s low will be in the mid 30s.
Showers will continue to be likely mainly before 11 a.m. on Sunday, with a high in the lower 50s. Mostly cloudy skies will follow on Sunday, with a slight chance of showers before 8 p.m. Sunday night’s low will be in the upper 20s.
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