Showers expected today across PEI..

Friday August 26th 7:40am.. Clouds and a few showers are currently crossing the region this morning as an upper air disturbance moves through the Maritimes. Not much of a break behind this system as a cold front will also sweep across the Maritimes later this evening. The front should be east of Cape Breton tomorrow morning allowing high pressure to build in from the west. The air will be cooler on Saturday ans with strong sunshine, we cold see cloud buildups with a chance of an isolated shower. We are also getting in to the time of year where waterspouts are becoming common so be on the lookout for these over the water. High pressure will crest over the island Sunday noonish giving clear skies and basically calm or very light winds. Sunday should be fantastic across the island. The highs shifts east later Sunday and will allow the winds to become southerly. Another cold front will begin to approach the region late Sunday with increasing clouds and a chance of showers overnight into early Monday. The front should move through by Monday evening with clearing skies. High pressure returns for Tuesday then more clouds and showers again for Wednesday as yet another cold front moves across the region.

Precipitation.. Chance of a shower today through tonight. Slight chance of an isolated hit and miss shower tomorrow. Dry for Sunday. Showers begin again near dawn on Monday ending Monday night. Dry for Tuesday. More showers on Wednesday.

Temperatures.. Warm and muggy today, little cooler tomorrow, warm again on Sunday. Cooler again on Monday, slightly above for Tuesday and Wednesday.

Wind.. Light-brisk SW today and this evening shifting to NW after midnight tonight. Light NW tomorrow dropping off to calm Saturday evening through Sunday afternoon then becoming light southerly Sunday evening. Light-brisk southerlies on Monday shifting to light NW on Tuesday.

Thunderstorms.. Chance of thundershowers today and this evening.

Hazards.. Wet roads in showers today.

Forecast..

Today.. Cloudy with chance of showers, light-brisk SW winds, highs 25

Tonight.. evening showers clearing after midnight, light NW winds, lows 18

Tomorrow.. Mainly sunny but a few afternoon cloud builds which could give brief showers, light NW winds, highs 21

Sunday.. Sunny, calm winds becoming light south later in the day, highs 25

Monday.. Showers, light-brisk SW winds, highs 19

Tuesday.. Sunny, 24

Wednesday..Showers, 25

Showers expected later tonight into tomorrow across PEI..

Thursday August 25th 7:30am.. The ridge of high pressure that gave the sunshine to the region yesterday is now located off the coast east of NS and continues to move away. Clouds have since invaded the area overnight as an upper air disturbance approaches from the west with a few showers developing later this evening. A cold front will then follow and cross the Maritimes late Friday into early Saturday with a continuation of the cloud and showers. The front moves east of Cape Breton by Saturday noon allowing high pressure to build in from the west. This feature should give a fantastic weekend across the island. Skies will begin to cloud over again later in the day on Sunday with the approach of a low pressure system from the west.The low should cross the upper Gulf of Saint Lawrence during the day on Monday dragging a cold front across the region with cloud and showers associated. High pressure returns for Tuesday into early Wednesday with sunshine then another cold front late Wednesday into Thursday.

Precipitation.. Showers should begin overnight tonight ending late tomorrow evening. Dry for the weekend then more showers begin before dawn on Monday ending Monday evening. Dry for Tuesday into Wednesday. Showers again on Thursday.

Temperatures.. Above normal today and tomorrow. Cooler on Saturday behind the cold front. Above normal returns on Sunday.

Wind.. Light-brisk SW winds today tonight and tomorrow shifting to NW late Friday night. Light NW winds on Saturday dropping off to light and variable or calm for early Sunday. Winds then shift to the SW Sunday afternoon as the high pressure area shifts east. Light -brisk SW winds on Monday shifting to the NW behind the cold front later in the day.

Thunderstorms.. Slight chance of a rumble or two tonight through tomorrow.

Hazards.. None really.. Wet roads with showers beginning overnight tonight into tomorrow.

Watches/warnings.. None for PEI at this time.

Forecast.

Today.. Cloudy, light-brisk SW winds,  highs 26

Tonight.. Cloudy with showers developing towards midnight, light-brisk SW winds, lows 19

Tomorrow… Cloud and showers, light-brisk SW winds, highs 25.

Saturday. Sunny, light NW winds, highs 20.

Sunday.. Sunny start, increasing high clouds, very light winds becoming southerly later in the day, highs 25

Monday.. Showers, 23

Tuesday.. Sunny, 24

Wednesday.. Sunny, 24

Thursday.. Showers, 18

 

 

The warm and muggies return for PEI..

Wednesday August 24th 8:30am...The remnants of an upper air disturbance still remain over the island this morning with cloud and an isolated shower. This feature will move away later this morning allowing for sunshine and warm temperatures as high pressure passes well south of the region. A cold front will be approaching from the west late Thursday then cross the Maritimes on Friday with showers and Thundershowers. High pressure dominates the region for the weekend with sunshine and light winds. Skies cloud over on Monday with low pressure approaching from the west. Rain expected MOnday night into Tuesday. Skies clear later Tuesday with high pressure approaching.

Precipitation. Slight chance of a shower this morning otherwise dry through Thursday. Showers begin Friday afternoon ending near midnight. Dry for the weekend. Showers Monday night.

Temperatures.. Warm and muggy today through Friday.Normal on Saturday then warm again for Sunday and Monday.

Wind.. Light-brisk SW winds today through late Friday shifting to NW behind the front Friday night. NW winds Saturday dropping off to basically calm on Sunday afternoon as the high crests over the island. Winds then shift to the south Sunday night.

Thunderstorms.. Chance of thundershowers Friday night.

Hazards. None identified.

Watches/warnings.. None for PEI at this time.

Sarex in Sydney... The will be a frontal system crossing the Maritimes later Friday into early Saturday with cloud and showers. The biggest issue will be with the initial flight up to Sydney on Friday with MVFR/IFR conditions expected. Early Saturday morning activities may be hampered as the weather system  pulls away to the east. Saturday afternoon into Sunday looks great. Sunshine and light north winds. The challenge will be getting the crews over on Friday.

Forecast..

Today..Becoming sunny, light-brisk SW winds, highs muggy 26

Tonight.. Mainly clear, light SW winds, lows 19

Tomorrow.. Sunny, light-brisk SW winds,  highs 26

Friday.. Sunny start becoming cloudy with showers in the afternoon, light-brisk SW winds, highs 26

Saturday.. Sunny, light NW winds, highs 22

Sunday.. Sunny, very light north winds/calm, highs 25

Monday..Sunny start becoming cloudy with showers late, light-brisk SW winds, highs 24

Tuesday.. Clearing.. 21

 

Sunshine expected over the next few days across PEI..

Tuesday August 23 9:45am.. A cold front swept across the island yesterday evening bringing the showers. You can really notice the change in air behind the front this morning. Classic cold frontal passage.  Winds now W/NW, Cooler air and no humidity. The front is now well east of the Maritimes with high pressure building in from the west. Clouds and a slight chance of a shower possible tonight as a weak upper air disturbance drops in from the NW. Sunshine should return tomorrow as the high pressure system passes south of the Maritimes. The high moves off the coast on Thursday with a return to southerly winds and increasing temps and humidities. Another cold front will then be approaching from the west late Thursday and is expected to sweep across the region on Friday with clouds and rain. The weekend is looking great with high pressure well in control especially on Sunday. Cloud and showers return on Monday.

Precipitation.. A very slight chance of a shower tonight into early tomorrow. Showers begin Friday afternoon ending Friday night. Showers again on Monday.

Temperatures.. Normal today becoming above normal tomorrow, Thursday and Friday. At or slightly below normal begin on Saturday.

Wind.. Light-brisk W/NW today becoming SW for tomorrow through Friday then shift back to the NW behind the cold front Friday night. Winds drop off to calm or very light on Sunday as high pressure crests over the island.

Thunderstorms.  A couple lightning strikes showed up yesterday evening with the passage of the cold front. Next chance of storms appears to be on Friday.

Hazards.. None identified..

Watches/warnings.. None for PEI at this time.

CASARA SAREX in Sydney.. Friday may be difficult for the flight over with cloud and showers but the weekend is looking fantastic. Flight back on Sunday is also looking great. Friday  MVFR/IFR, Weekend VFR

Forecast..

Today.. Sunny, light-brisk W/NW winds, highs 23

Tonight.. Cloudy periods and slight chance of a showers, light West winds, lows 18

Tomorrow.. Sunny, light-brisk W-SW winds, highs 26

Thursday.. Sunny, light-brisk SW winds, highs 27

Friday. Cloud and showers, light-brisk SW winds shifting to W/NW later in the day, highs 25

Saturday.. Sunny, light north winds, highs 20

Sunday. Sunny, very light winds, highs 22

Monday.. Cloud and showers..

Rain today, sunshine returns tomorrow across PEI

Monday August 22nd 6:45am..  A cold front oriented in a north-south fashion is located though central Maine this morning. This front is moving eastward and will sweep across the island this evening with rain at times heavy. The front will quickly move east tonight allowing high pressure to build in from the west for tomorrow with sunshine. An upper disturbance is then expected to cross the region late tomorrow night with some cloud and chance of a shower. High pressure returns for later Wednesday into Thursday with sunshine. Another cold front is expected to cross the region on Friday with showers and thundershowers. High pressure returns for the weekend.

Precipitation.. Rain at times heavy is spreading eastward with the approach of that cold front and should move into western PEI later this morning ending near midnight tonight. Slight chance of a shower tomorrow night into Wednesday morning. Rain on Friday.

Temperatures.. At or above normal today through Thursday. Cool down associated with the cold front begins on Friday.

Wind.. Light-brisk SW today shifting to westerly this evening with the frontal passage then to NW tomorrow. Light-brisk W/SW for Wednesday through Friday.

Thunderstorms.. Chance of thundershowers today then again on Friday.

Hazards.. Wet roads later this morning.

Watches/warnings. None for PEI at this time.

Forecast..

Today.. Cloudy with showers at times heavy beginning later this morning, light-brisk SW winds, highs 26

Tonight.. rain ending near midnight then partial clearing, winds shifting to westerly, lows 16

Tomorrow.Sunny with increasing clouds later in the day, slight chance of a late day shower, highs 22

Wednesday.. Morning cloud and slight chance of a shower then clearing, light W/SW winds, highs 25

Thursday.. Sunny, light-brisk SW winds, highs 26

Friday.. Rain, 20

Saturday.. Sunny, 20

Sunday.. Cloudy, 21

 

Sunshine expected tomorrow across PEI..

Saturday August 20th 4:30pm… High pressure centered over Cape Breton late this afternoon will drift eastward tonight but should give mainly sunny skies and warm temps to the region tomorrow. Clouds will roll in early Monday morning as a strong cold front approaches from the west with rain developing near noon. The front moves east Monday night allowing high pressure build in for Tuesday. This feature should dominate the weather picture across the island through Thursday with sunshine and warm temps although a weak disturbance may bring cloud and slight chance of a shower Tuesday night/Wednesday morning.. Clouds roll in again on Friday as another cold front will be approaching from the west with showers  by Friday night. The front is slow to cross so showers should continue into most of Saturday. High pressure for Sunday and Monday with sunshine.

Precipitation.. Dry for tonight and tomorrow. Showers develop near noon on Monday ending by midnight. Slight chance of showers Tuesday night/Wednesday morning.Dry for Thursday and Friday.  Rain late Friday into Saturday. Dry for Sunday and Monday.

Temperatures.. At or above normal for the period.

Wind..Increasing southerlies tonight. Light-brisk southerlies tomorrow and Monday shifting to NW late Monday. Light-brisk W/NW on Tuesday shifting back to the SW for Tuesday through Friday.

Thunderstorms.. Next chance appears to be on Monday.

Gold Cup and Saucer race.. Looking good.. High cloudiness, light south winds, race temps near 18-20.

Hazards.. None identified.

Watches/warnings.. None for PEI at this time.

Forecast..

Tonight.. High cloudiness clearing, light south winds, lows 18

Tomorrow.. Sunny, light-brisk south winds, highs 25

Monday.. Rain, light-brisk SW winds shifting to W/NW late in the day, highs 25

Tuesday.. Mix of sun and cloud chance of a late day shower, light west winds, highs 22

Wednesday.. Becoming sunny, light SW winds, highs 26

Thursday.. Sunny, light SW winds, highs 26

Friday.. Sunny becoming cloudy later n the day. light-brisk SW winds,  highs 26

Saturday.. Rain..20

Sunday/Monday.. Sunny, 23

 

Sunny weekend ahead expected for PEI..

Friday August 19th 9:30am.. A cold front swept across the island yesterday evening giving the round of heavy thundershowers to the central and eastern areas of the province. A weakening low pressure system has also moved in the Gulf of St Lawrence and will track eastward today. Relatively cool air associated with the low and the warm waters may result n cloud build-ups and showers/thundershowers across the island. There is a slight chance of waterspouts under the cloud buildups off the eastern end of the island today as well. A large area of high pressure located over Quebec will build in over the region tonight and dominate the weather into the weekend with sunshine. Another cold front is then expected to approach from the west early on Monday spreading showers and thundershowers across the island by Monday afternoon. High pressure returns for Tuesday through Thursday with pleasant weather. Showers develop on Friday.

Precipitation.. An area of heavy rain associated with thundershowers moved across central and eastern PEI yesterday evening. Here in the New Haven area I only recorded a trace of rain while Winslow area picked up 25 mms. Areas along the north shore Cavendish and east also picked up significant rainfall. Could be spotty showers again today giving local brief downpours otherwise dry through Sunday night. Showers develop Monday afternoon ending by Tuesday morning. Dry for Tuesday through Thursday.

Temperatures.. Normal today, above tomorrow into early Monday. Cool down later Monday into Tuesday. Warm again for the rest of the period.

Wind...Light northerly today through tomorrow noonish shifting to southerly tomorrow afternoon. Southerlies continue into Monday morning shifting to NW late Monday behind the cold front.

Thunderstorms.. Slight chance of a rumble or two today.

Gold cup and Saucer.. The parade weather today fantastic.  The race weather tomorrow evening should also be great  with generally clear skies, very light south wind and race temps near 18. Should be a very fast track.

Hazards.. Nothing significant.. Possible wet roads in local showers.. Possible thundershower activity near the water..Very slight chance of waterspouts off the eastern end of the island today.

Watches/warnings.. None for PEI at this time.

Forecast..

Today.. Sunny with afternoon cloud build-ups giving local showers/thundershowers. Light NNW winds, highs 22

Tonight.. Clear fog patches developing after sunset, calm winds, lows 15.

Tomorrow.. Sunny, light north winds shifting to southerly in the afternoon, highs 25

Sunday.. Sunny, light south winds, highs 25

Monday.. Cloudy with showers/thundershowers, light south winds, highs 25

Tuesday.. Clearing, light NW winds, highs 21

Wednesday.. Sunny, 24

Thursday.. Sunny, 26

Friday.. Showers..