Cool and damp next couple days across PEI..

Monday, May 15th 8:55am... A low pressure system located just south of Yarmouth NS this morning will move slowly eastward over the next couple days. Cloud and showers will accompany this feature. A ridge of high pressure will then begin to approach from the west cresting over the island Wednesday afternoon bringing some sunshine but it will be short lived as a warm front will be close behind with ion creasing clouds. This front will cross the region Wednesday night ushering with accompanied by cloud and a few showers. The warm front will also usher in the warmest air of the season so far for Thursday into Friday morning. A cold front will be approaching from the west on Friday and is expected to sweep across the island early Friday evening. Cloud shower and chance of thundershowers will accompany this front. The front will also mark the leading edge of cooler more seasonal air for the weekend with high pressure dominating. Looks like cloud and showers approach later Monday.

Precipitation.. Showers today, tonight and tomorrow. Dry for Wednesday.  Showers develop before dawn on Thursday and continue off and on through Friday evening. Dry weekend with showers possible by late Monday.

Temperatures.. Cool and damp today and tomorrow. Warm-up begins on Wednesday with very warm and muggy conditions expected on Thursday and Friday. Slow cool down for the weekend but staying just above normal. The long range shows below normal conditions moving in to the Maritimes by Monday.

Wind..Easterly winds today becoming northwest tomorrow and Wednesday. Winds then shifting to SW on Thursday into early Friday. The cold frontal passage later Friday will result in a wind shift to the NW which continue throughout the weekend.

Thunderstorms.. Chance of storms Thursday and Friday.

Hazards.. Wet driving conditions today and tomorrow..

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

Forecast..

Today.. Cloudy with a few showers, light-brisk east winds, highs 13

Tonight.. Cloudy with chance of showers, light east winds, lows 6

Tomorrow.. Cloudy with chance of showers, light-brisk N-NW winds, highs 9

Wednesday.. Mix of sun and cloud, light-brisk NW winds, highs 16

Thursday.. Cloudy with chance of showers/thundershowers, light-brisk SW winds, highs muggy 24

Friday.. Cloudy with chance of showers/thundershowers, light-brisk SW winds shifting to NW in the evening, highs muggy 26.

Saturday.. Cloudy periods light-brisk NW winds, highs 15

Sunday.. Sunny, light-brisk NW winds, highs 15

Monday. Sunny, becoming cloudy with possible showers late in the day, highs 12.

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