Sunday 6:45am.. A cold front crossing the Island is currently located over Kings county and will continue to move eastward today. A brief weak high pressure are will slide across the region this afternoon then a low pressure system will will develop off the mid Atlantic coast and track northeastward passing east of NFLD Monday morning. Another area of high pressure will build in over the region for later Monday through Wednesday. Things begin to get interesting now as a strong low pressure system moves northwest of the region on Thursday with its associated cold front sweeping through the area on Friday ushering in the coldest temperatures of the season with the help of brisk/strong northwest winds. High pressure slides south of the Maritimes on the weekend but the cold air in place and warm waters will lead to lots of instability and expect showers and possible flurries during the colder overnight hours.
Precipitation..Showers will come to an end this morning as the front moves east. Showers should redevelop by early Monday morning ending near noon on Monday giving near 10 mms. Showers may develop later on Monday as the cooler air destablizes. Rain is expected again late Wednesday/early Thursday as the next system approaches giving another 10 mms. Showers continue into Friday then possible flurries later Saturday.
Wind.. Brisk westerly winds behind the front will diminish this afternoon shifting to easterly this evening as the next system approaches. Winds shifting back to northwesterly on Monday which should continue into early Tuesday. Winds should shift to the southwest late Tuesday increasing to brisk/strong westerly on Thursday.
Temperatures.. Slightly below normal through Tuesday warming up slightly for Wednesday then turning much cooler beginning on Thursday and continuing into the weekend.
Today.. Cloudy with showers ending then partial clearing. Diminishing west winds with highs near 13
Tonight.. Overcast with showers developing near midnight, light southeast winds, lows 10
Monday.. Showers ending near noon then partial clearing. Possible showers redeveloping later in the day (Waterspouts). Brisk northwest winds, highs 11
Tuesday.. becoming mainly sunny, northwest winds shifting to southeast, highs 12
Wednesday.. Increasing clouds with showers possible late in the day, increasing southeast winds, highs 14
Thursday.. Showers and brisk/strong west winds, falling temperatures.
Friday.. Cloudy with showers, brisk northwest winds, highs 11
Saturday.. Cloudy with daytime showers,evening flurries, brisk west winds, highs 6