Flooding Threat Diminished, But Drying Out Will be Slow

The Susquehanna River was rising quickly in Wysox (top) and Towanda on Wednesday afternoon, but predicted crests that would have put the flood-prone waterway over its banks at several locations had been scaled back by Wednesday evening.

Photos by Rick Hiduk

Blue skies today almost seem like an anomoly with another round of heavy showers in the forecast for tomorrow. A more likely break in the pattern over the weekend will allow creeks and the Susquehanna River to recede, though a humid, tropical flow will return next week.

The eight day forecast follows:

Thursday night: partly cloudy 65

Friday: 80/60 thunderstorms

Saturday: 78/58 partly cloudy

Sunday: 78/60 mostly cloudy

Monday: 78/62 pm showers

Tuesday: 80/68 scattered storms

Wednesday: 80/64 scattered storms

Thursday: 80/64 scattered storms

Friday: 80/64 scattered storms

The EndlessMtnLifestyles.com weather report is based on expected conditions at approximately 1,100 ft elevation in Meshoppen Township, Wyoming County, near the center of the Endless Mountains region. Residents of river towns can generally expect slightly higher temperatures, while those at higher elevations may experience lower temperatures. Send your Weather Window photos to endlessmtnlifestyles@gmail.com. Try to include a good horizontal/panoramic shot.

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