Sunday April 30th, 8:15am.. A cold front swept across the island yesterday evening ushering in much cooler temperatures on brisk north winds. These winds will diminish during the course of today dropping off to calm tonight as high pressure approaches from the west. The “high” will crest over the island during the overnight hours tonight then slide east. Clouds will then begin to spread across the region tomorrow morning ahead of a warm front which will be approaching from the SW. This front will move NE crossing the island tomorrow evening with it’s associated cloud and rain. The island then gets briefly into the warm sector with the warm front to the NE allowing for a warm muggy Tuesday. The parent low pressure system associated will actually move from central Quebec into Labrador by Wednesday morning and will keep things unsettled with wrap around moisture on brisk west winds. High pressure begins to approach from the west on Thursday sliding south of the Maritimes on Friday morning. This will maintain cool conditions across the island on NW winds. Another low pressure system will then be approaching the Maritimes from the SW and is expected to bring a wet unsettled weekend weather wise fort the island.
Precipitation.. dry today and most of tomorrow. Rain develops late tomorrow evening tapering to showers near noon on Tuesday. A chance of a shower then exists Wednesday and Thursday as cool unstable air moves across the island. Friday now looking bad with sunshine then rain develops before dawn on Saturday and continues through the weekend.
Temperatures.. The warm weather of late is GONE for now!!. Cooler, below normal today. slightly above normal tomorrow with a SE wind tomorrow. Warm again for Tuesday and Wednesday. Cool air returns on Thursday then another warm-up for Friday with a SE wind. Cold on Saturday then warm again on Sunday, so a real rollercoaster ride in the temperature department expected next week.
Wind.. Brisk North winds now will diminish through the day becoming calm tonight. Very light southerlies expected tomorrow increasing to brisk southerlies for Tuesday. Light-brisk SW on Wednesday becoming NW on Thursday dropping off to light for Friday.
Hazards.. None identified..
Watches/warnings… None for PEI at this time..
Today.. Sunny, brisk NW-N winds diminishing through the day, highs 8
Tonight.. Mainly clear, calm winds, fog patches developing, lows near 0
Tomorrow. Sunny start increasing high clouds with rain developing towards midnight, very light SE winds, highs 13
Tuesday.. Rain ending then cloudy, brisk south winds, highs 15
Wednesday.. Cloudy with chance of showers, light-brisk SW winds, highs 15
Thursday.. Cool and unsettled, cloudy periods chance of a shower, brisk NW winds, highs 9
Friday.. Sunny start, light SE winds, highs 15
Saturday.. Rainy, 7
Sunday.. Rainy, 15