Showers today, rain/snow expected tomorrow across PEI

Wednesday April 23rd 7:30am..An area of low pressure is located over the state of Maine this morning and will drift to the SE today then intensify as it tracks south and east of NS tomorrow. Heavy rains are expected to fall across NB and southwestern NS where heavy rainfall warnings are in effect. Western PEI will also see significant amounts of rain but should stay below warning criteria. Colder air will flood in behind this system later Thursday afternoon and expect the rain to change over to snow especially for western PEI. Clouds and showers/flurries may linger in Friday morning but improving conditions expected as a ridge of high pressure approaches the region which should cross the Maritimes Saturday morning. Another low pressure system is expected to move into the region form the Great Lakes.on Sunday with some shower activity. Cooler air once again floods in behind the system on Monday and Tuesday.

Precipitation..Chance of a shower today becoming periods of rain tonight which continues onto tomorrow. Rain may become mixed with or change over to snow later Thursday afternoon especially Summerside and west. Rain/snow taper to showers/flurries Thursday evening then ends Friday morning. Rainfall amounts will range from 10-15 mms down east to 20-30 mms up west. Snowfall amounts in the 2-5 cm range for western PEI. Showers expected on Sunday then mores showers/flurries on Monday and Tuesday.

Temperatures.. Mild today then temps will begin to fall tonight dropping to +2 by dawn tomorrow then 0 by evening. Staying chilly for Friday. Saturday a bit warmer but staying below normal. Temps get back to normal for Sunday then cold again for Monday and Tuesday.

Wind.. Brisk northerly winds expected on Thursday and Friday.

Forecast..

Today.. Cloudy with chance of a shower, light SE winds, highs 12

Tonight.. Showers changing to periods of rain increasing easterly winds, lows 2

Thursday.. Rain becoming mixed with or changing to snow for western regions, brisk – strong NE winds, temps continue to fall to 0 by evening.

Friday.. showers/flurries ending in the morning then clearing, brisk-strong NNW winds, highs +2

Saturday.. Sunny start becoming cloudy, light west winds, highs +6

Sunday.. Showers, 10

Monday.. Flurries, +2

Tuesday.. Showers/flurries, +4

Mild today and tomorrow but unsettled across PEI..

Tuesday April 22nd 7:30am..A low pressure system is located near Toronto this morning and will track east today passing south of NS tomorrow evening. Clouds will generally increase today with a threat of showers by evening. Showers continue into tomorrow becoming periods of rain Wednesday night into Thursday. Significant amounts of rain are possible on Thursday especially for western PEI where a threat of some wet snow also exists. A north-south ridge of high pressure will begin to push into the region Friday afternoon into early Saturday then another low pressure system come out of the Great Lakes spreading cloud and rain into the Maritimes later Saturday into Sunday and Monday.

Precipitation.. Chance of showers later today which continues into tomorrow. More organized rain begins late Wednesday into Thursday. The highest rainfall amounts should fall over western PEI where 25 mms possible with Lesser amounts eastward. There is also a slight chance of some wet snow for western PEI beginning later Thursday. Showers ending overnight Thursday into early Friday. More rain expected Saturday afternoon into early Monday.

Temperatures.. Mild today and tomorrow then cooler air pushes info later Wednesday into Thursday and Friday. Warmer again for the weekend then much colder on Monday.

Wind.. Brisk SE winds will develop on Wednesday shifting to NE Thursday afternoon then northerly on Friday.

Forecast..

Today. Mix of sun and cloud becoming mostly cloudy with chance of showers later today, Light south winds, highs 12

Tonight.. Cloudy with chance of showers, light-brisk south winds, lows 5

Wednesday.. Showers becoming periods of rain late in the day, brisk gusty SE winds, highs 12 then falling during the afternoon.

Wednesday night… Rain, brisk east winds, temps falling to 4 by dawn

Thursday..Rain ( 10 mm east increasing to 25 mms west), (slight risk of wet snow up west by evening) brisk NE winds, temps near 3

Friday,. Cloudy with sunny periods becoming mostly sunny. brisk north winds, highs 3

Saturday.. Sunny morning becoming cloudy with showers later in the day, 10

Sunday.. Rain, 8

Monday.. Showers/flurries

Unseteled for the few days across PEI..

Monday April 21st 6:00pm.. Mainly cloudy skies and a few light rain showers were reported across the region today as a weak low pressure system crossed the northern Gulf of St Lawrence today. An attendant cold front will swing through the region later today then stall along the coast tonight. This front will then lift north of the region early tomorrow  as a warm front. Skies should clear and warm temperatures prevail tomorrow in the warm sector. Another low pressure system is then expected to approach the region tomorrow from the Great Lakes then redevelop in the Gulf of Maine on Wednesday. This new low will then track across southern NS on Thursday giving significant amounts of rain to the region. Will need to watch for a transition over to snow later Thursday as colder air floods in behind the system. Showers or flurries possible early Friday in the cold northerly winds. High pressure will try and build in for later Friday into early Saturday morning but this will be short lived as yet another low pressure system approaches from the Great Lakes late Saturday into Sunday.

Precipitation.. Slight chance of a shower tonight. Showers redevelop tomorrow evening and continue into Wednesday. Showers will become more frequent and transition into rain Wednesday night into Thursday. Hard to give rainfall amounts at this time but could be in the 10-20 mm range. Some snow is still a possibility later Thursday as cooler air floods in. Showers or flurries continue into early Friday but drier conditions push into the region later Friday into early Saturday. Showers redeveloping later Saturday into Sunday as the next system approaches.

Temperatures.. Mild tomorrow and Wednesday. Much cooler temperatures invade the region later Wednesday afternoon which will continue into Thursday and Friday. Temperatures should slowly return to normal for Saturday.

Forecast..

Tonight… Cloudy with slight chance of showers, brisk SW winds shifting to NW by morning, lows +2

Tuesday.. Sunny becoming cloudy with showers by evening, light SE winds, highs 12

Wednesday.. Showers becoming periods of rain later in the day, increasing easterly winds, highs near 10 in the morning then falling in the afternoon.

Thursday.. Rain possibility becoming mixed with snow later in the day, brisk-string NE winds, temps steady near 2

Friday.. showers/flurries early then clearing, diminishing northerly winds, highs 4

Saturday.. Sunny early then becoming cloudy with showers by evening. highs 8

Sunday.. rain

Showers expected to develop tomorrow across PEI

Sunday April 20th 5:30pm.. Sunshine prevailed today across the Maritimes as an area of high pressure drifted south of the region. This feature will slip to the southeast tonight allowing a weak warm front to approach from the southwest. Clouds and a risk of showers will invade the during the day tomorrow as this front approaches. The weather will remain unsettled through the remainder of the week as a series of disturbances track along the stalled frontal boundary which will be draped across the Maritimes over the next few days. One of these disturbances is expected to track over southern NS later Wednesday. Cooler air will flood in behind this system on Thursday which may increase a risk of some accumulating snow later in the day. High pressure will try and build in during the day on Friday then yet another low pressure system will spread more unsetted weather into the region for the weekend.

Precipitation.. Slight chance of a shower beginning tomorrow and continues for Tuesday. More organized area of rain pushes into the island on Wednesday which may change over to wet snow later Thursday. Charts are hinting at a significant amounts of rain Wednesday night into Thursday. Showers should end Friday then redevelop again later Saturday into Sunday.

Temperatures.. Normal tomorrow, above normal on Tuesday then back to normal on Wednesday. Cooler for Thursday and Friday.

Forecast..

Tonight.. Mainly clear becoming cloudy by dawn, light NW winds, lows 0

Monday.. Cloudy with chance of showers, light-brisk SW winds, highs 8

Tuesday.. Cloudy with chance of showers, light south winds, highs 12

Wednesday.. Cloudy with chance of showers becoming periods of rain later in the day, brisk SE winds, highs 8-10

Thursday.. Rain possibly changing to snow by evening, brisk NE winds, temps falling to +1 in the afternoon.

Friday.. Becoming sunny, brisk north winds, highs +2

Saturday. Sunny start, rain later in the day

Sunday.. Rain

Showers expected today across PEI..

Saturday April 19th 8:00am… Skies clouded over during the night time hours as a low pressure system approached from the west. This system is located In northern Maine this morning and has spreads some showers and flurries into central and western NB. These showers should spread across PEI this afternoon as the low pressure system tracks through the region. The associated cold front will sweep across the island late this afternoon or early evening bring an end to the mild weather of late. Showers will change over to flurries or ice pellets. Cold high pressure will approach the Maritimes on Sunday with cold brisk northerly winds, then cross the region on Sunday evening giving clear skies, cold overnight low temperatures and light winds. The weather will turn unsettled next week as a series of low pressure systems approach and cross the region.

Precipitation.. Showers should begin this afternoon then change to flurries or ice pellets this evening ending overnight with only  light amounts expected. Should be cloudy but dry for Monday and Tuesday then rain develops on Wednesday.

Temperatures. Near normal today then cooler tomorrow under brisk north winds. Above normal for Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Cooler air invades the region on Thursday.

Forecast..

Today.. Increasing clouds with few showers developing this afternoon. Light SW winds, highs 7

Tonight… Cloudy with showers changing to flurries/ice pellets, brisk north winds, lows -1

Sunday.. Sunny, diminishing northerly winds, highs +3

Monday.. Cloudy, light south winds, highs 10

Tuesday.. Cloudy, light south winds, highs 12

Wednesday.. Rain developing, 10

Thursday.. Cloudy, brisk north winds and cooler, 4

Friday.. Cloudy, brisk north winds, 4

 

Sunshine and light winds expected today across PEI

Friday April 18th 8:45am.. The Maritimes continue to be under the influence of a ridge of high pressure centered over western Newfoundland this morning. This feature will continue to give sunshine and light Southerly winds to the region today. Skies will begin to cloud over this evening ahead of an approaching frontal trough which will swing through region tomorrow with some showers although a few flurrie are possible during the colder part of the day. High pressure returns for Sunday with sunshine and light winds. The weather then turns unsettled on Monday and continues into Friday as the first in a series of low pressure system cross the region.

Precipitation.. Showers should begin tomorrow afternoon becoming mixed with or changing to flurries tomorrow evening. Only light amounts expected. Dry on Sunday then showers begin on late Monday evening and continue off and on through Wednesday. A more organized system is expected to pass over the region on Thursday with a larger precipitation field with some charts are even showing a chance of snow. Will know more on this Thursday system in upcoming posts. Weather continues unsettled into Friday then some clearing expected on Saturday.

Temperatures.. Should be running a couple degrees below normal through the weekend then above normal beginning in Monday. Cool down for Thursday.

Forecast..

Today.. Sunny. light SE winds, highs +7

Tonight.. Clouding over, light-brisk SE winds, lows 0

Saturday.. Cloudy with a few showers in the afternoon and evening. Chance of a few flurries later in the day, light south winds shifting to brisk NW later in the day, highs +6

Sunday.. Mainly sunny, diminishing NW winds, highs +3

Monday.. Cloudy with showers possible later in the day, light-brisk SW winds, highs 10

Tuesday.. Cloudy with chance of showers, light SE winds, highs 10

Wednesday.. Cloudy with chance of showers, brisk SE winds, highs 10

Thursday.. Rain ( watching for a chance of snow), brisk-strong NE winds, highs +1

Friday.. Cloudy with flurries, brisk north winds, cold with highs near +1

Sunshine expected today and tomorrow across PEI..

Thursday April 17th 7:40am.. An area of high pressure is centered over southern Maine this morning and will drift to the east  crossing the Maritimes early tomorrow morning. Mainly clear skies and light winds will accompany this feature. Cloud and a chance of a few showers will invade the region on Saturday as a weak low pressure system approaches from the west. The showers may change over to flurries later in the day as temperatures cool down. High pressure returns for Sunday then a series of low pressure systems will track across the Maritimes from west to east beginning Monday evening setting the stage for an unsettled week.

Precipitation.. Mainly dry conditions expected today and Friday. Showers should begin Saturday late afternoon changing to a few flurries in the evening. Dry on Sunday then a few showers again late Monday night into Tuesday morning. Rain redevelops again Wednesday afternoon and continues into Thursday.

Temperatures.. Should be a few degrees below normal through the weekend then close to normal beginning on Monday.

Forecast..

Today.. Mainly clear, light north winds, highs +3

Tonight.. Clear, calm, lows -4 but locally colder in low lying areas.

Friday.. Sunny, light SE winds, highs +6

Saturday.. Cloudy with a few showers beginning in the afternoon changing to flurries by evening, Light SE winds shifting to northerly, highs +4

Sunday.. Sunny, light-brisk northerly winds, highs +4

Monday.. Cloudy with showers by evening, increasing SW winds, highs +8
Tuesday.. Mix of Sun and cloud.. light east winds, highs +6
Wednesday.. Rain developing later in the day..
Thursday.. Rain..