Hints of Winter are On the Winds

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Skies were cloudy over Dushore in Sullivan County and the winds were still blowing as Thursday evening’s vigorous storm system was pulling away, as seen looking up the Doc Shoemaker Highway. The stretch of Route 220 from its intersection with Rt 87 to the Bradford County line was dedicated in a ceremony held in Dushore Friday morning.

Photo and Weather synopsis by Rick Hiduk

Thursday’s near record high of 70 degrees at Meshoppen was a harbinger of big changes to come. Heavy storms moved through the region Thursday evening, disrupting power and felling trees across roadways.

The coldest air of the season will follow, with overnight temps at or below freezing for most of the coming week. Next weekend is forecast to feel like winter with daytime highs in the 30s and a chance of snow.

The long-term forecast follows:

Friday: cloudy and breezy 45/29

Saturday: sunny 49/30

Sunday: partly sunny 45/28

Monday: partly cloudy 50/35

Tuesday: mostly cloudy 54/34

Wednesday: mostly sunny 47/34

Thursday: mostly cloudy 42/28

Friday: snow showers 33/23

Saturday: cloudy 38/28

Sunday: partly cloudy 40/32

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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