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.
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