Tuesday, Sept 19th 8:45am.. An area of high pressure located over Newfoundland this morning will ridge back westward towards the Maritimes today. This feature will play an important role in keeping Hurricane Jose south of the Maritimes. Hurricane Jose is located east of Norfolk Virgina this morning moving northward. Jose is expected to weaken to a tropical storm tomorrow then turn eastward before reaching Cape Cod on Thursday. Another area of high pressure will build down from the north forcing Jose back to the south. This area of high pressure is then expected to remain over the area through Saturday. On Sunday, a weak frontal system drops south from the north which introduce some cloud and showers on Sunday, otherwise high pressure holds into Tuesday of next week with mainly dry weather.
Precipitation.. A moist airmass in place now hence all the cloud. Just a chance of a shower today. Better chance of showers tonight into early tomorrow. Dry for Thursday through Saturday. Chance of showers early Sunday associated with that weak cold front then basically dry for Monday through Wednesday.
Temperatures.. Above normal and muggy today and tomorrow. Normal on Thursday then slightly above normal begins on Friday. No cold air in sight..
Wind.. Light SE today and tomorrow shifting to NE late tomorrow evening which then continue into Thursday. Light easterlies on Friday shifting to Saturday then back to the North on Sunday behind that weak cold front.
Potato Harvest.. Fairly dry for the next week-10 days but watching some moisture peeling off Hurricane Jose which may move across the island tonight. If this happens then the island could see 5-10 mms.
Hazards.. Wet driving conditions in any showers over the next 24 hours.
Watches/warnings.. None for PEI at this time.
Today.. Mainly cloudy with chance of a shower, light SE winds, highs muggy 22
Tonight.. Cloudy with chance of showers, light SE winds, lows 19
Tomorrow.. Cloudy with chance of showers, light SE winds, shifting to NE late afternoon, highs 21
Thursday.. Clearing, light-brisk NE winds, highs 18
Friday.. Sunny, light east winds, highs 20
Saturday… Sunny, light south winds, highs 22
Sunday… Sun and Cloud, chance of showers, light-brisk north winds, highs 18
Monday.. Sun and cloud, light south winds, highs 19