Weather update: high temperatures, flooding, snowfall

WEATHER EYE WITNESS (WBRE/WYOU) — The weather for the rest of the week ranges from above normal temperatures to precipitation that can lead to flooding and possible snow showers.

Temperatures on Wednesday are warmer with the added wind, highs in the mid to low 40s. Thursday starts out dry for most of the morning and into the early afternoon. However, the rain develops later in the day and into the evening. But temperatures are warmer in the mid and above 50s with the wind.

Rainfall totals between half an inch and nearly an inch can be expected by Friday. In combination with precipitation and melting snow/ice, isolated flooding is possible. A few ice jams may occur on creeks, streams and rivers.

A flood watch is in effect for portions of northeastern PA and the northern portion through Friday evening. Total precipitation between half an inch and melting snow and ice will cause small increases in streams, streams and rivers. Some jams are possible.

A few flurries or flurries early Friday, dissipating gradually later in the day. Windy with highs in the mid-30s, temperatures hold steady or drop throughout the day.

A wind advisory is in effect tonight through tomorrow morning for all of northeast and central PA. Sustained winds will be between 15-25 mph, gusts 45-55 mph. Secure all loose objects and isolated power outages are possible.

Mower passes over New York State on Saturday, with a few showers or maybe a snow shower for us in Pennsylvania. Sunshine returns on Sunday with highs in the 40s.

A long-term outlook for early to mid-next week again favors above normal temperatures. Note: averages for this time of year are in the mid-to-30s.

You can stay on top of all the latest weather alerts and track the storm using the Eyewitness interactive radar.

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