Tuesday 7:45pm.. A low pressure system moved northward through NB today and is now located over the northern Gulf. Showers will come to an end as the low continues to move north. High pressure will approach the region on tomorrow and cross the Maritimes on Thursday bringing a couple days of dry weather. A complex low pressure system will begin to advance towards the Maritimes on Friday bring another round of rain to the area on Saturday. This system will tap some tropical moisture and significant rainfall is possible. Details on this in upcoming posts as the picture becomes a little clearer. High pressure returns for Monday but will be short lived as another frontal system tracks across the district on Tuesday with more shower activity.
Precipitation.. Showers will come to an end this evening as the low pulls away. Showers should begin again early Saturday morning ending Sunday morning although some models are hinting at a Sunday event rather than Saturday. Details will become clearer in coming days. Showers again on Tuesday.
Wind.. Brisk west winds tonight gradually diminishing tomorrow becoming more northwesterly during the afternoon. Light west winds on Thursday shifting to southerly on Friday morning. Brisk/strong southeast winds on Saturday shifting to westerly on Sunday then northwest on Monday.
Temperatures.. Dropping tonight with lows near 5 by dawn. Tomorrow will be the coolest day in the forecast period with highs near 9. Temperatures will be warming up through the period peaking in the high teens by Sunday. Cooling down again for the beginning of next week.
Thunderstorms.. Possible on Saturday
Tropical storms.. Hurricane Rafael will be tracking northward well off the coast passing southeast on NFLD Wednesday evening. This system is being monitored by the Canadian Hurricane Center in Dartmouth.
Tonight.. Cloudy with showers ending before midnight, brisk west winds with lows near 5 by dawn.
Wednesday.. Cloudy periods, brisk northwest winds, highs 9
Thursday.. Sunny, light west winds, highs 11
Friday, Sunny, increasing clouds in the afternoon, light southeast winds, highs 14
Saturday.. Rain, brisk/strong south winds, highs 17
Sunday.. Clearing, brisk west winds, highs 15