EYEWITNESS WEATHER (WBRE/WYOU) — Winter storm watches are in effect for Northeastern PA and the Poconos Thursday night through Friday evening.

A wintry mix of snow, sleet, freezing rain, and rain will continue throughout the morning hours, tapering off by lunchtime. Untreated roadways will be icy, so allow extra travel time for your morning commute! With ice buildup and windy conditions, there may be some isolated power outages.

We will see some gradual clearing for the afternoon. Highs reach the mid and upper 30s. Tonight will be partly cloudy and cold. Lows fall into the lower and mid-teens. 

High pressure returns Saturday with a mix of clouds and sunshine. Highs will be in the upper 20s to low 30s. Sunday will be partly sunny and slightly warmer. A few flurries or snow showers are possible. Highs near 40.

Monday will be colder with a mix of clouds and sun. Highs near 30. A few flurries and snow showers pass through on Tuesday and Wednesday. Highs will be closer to average in the upper 30s and low 40s.