Friday 6:15pm The low pressure system that gave all the rain last night has weakened into a east-west oriented trough of low pressure located across the Gulf of St Lawrence. A weak ridge of high pressure south of this trough has cleared the skies across the southern Maritimes this afternoon. A weak cold front will approach the region form the west on Saturday night and slowly cross the Maritimes on Sunday and early Monday. High pressure builds in for later Monday into Tuesday then a complicated series of weather systems will be organizing through mid week. Models will have a better handle on these systems in a few days.
Precipitation.. Few scattered showers have developed across NB this afternoon and may move into the Island this evening. Few scattered afternoon pop-up showers possible tomorrow afternoon then showers associated with the cold front expected to develop on Sunday afternoon and last through early Monday. With the mid week weather still unclear, will refrain from looking into the long range until the picture becomes a little clearer.
Thunderstorms.. Slight risk on Saturday afternoon/evening then a better chance on Sunday evening.
Wind.. Basically a light southerly wind over the next couple days shifting to northerly late Sunday evening as the front crosses, then back to the southwest on Tuesday.
Temperatures.. Expected to be a couple degrees above normal for the weekend becoming seasonal beginning on Monday.
Tonight. Cloudy periods, slight chance of an evening shower, light west winds with lows near 17.
Saturday.. Cloudy periods with slight chance of an afternoon pop-up shower/thundershower, light southwest wind, highs 26
Sunday.. Cloudy with showers developing near noon with chance of a thundershower, light south winds and highs near 25.
Monday.. Cloudy with showers ending early then partial clearing, light north winds and highs near 22
Tuesday.. Mix of sun and cloud, light southwest wind, highs 23