Daily Archives: May 28, 2017

An extended period of unsettled weather begins tomorrow for PEI..

Sunday May 28th 7:30am.. Weak High pressure is currently located across the Maritimes this morning and will give some sunshine to the region. A cold front oriented E-W is currently laying across the northern Gulf of Saint Lawrence and is expected to drift southward pushing cloud and possibility a few showers across the island later this evening. The front is then expected to stall tonight then begin to move northward as a warm front tomorrow maintaining cloud and chance of showers across the island. Another frontal system (Occluded front) will approach from the west Monday night but will weakening so only really expecting cloud and just a chance of a shower with this feature.  Another upper air disturbance will move out of Quebec and across the island Tuesday night into early Wednesday morning with more cloud and showers. A low pressure system spinning in Ontario/Quebec will result in a series of weak weather system to rotate through the Maritimes maintaining cloudy periods and chance of showers right through the end of the week.

Precipitation.. Showers should begin late this evening. Unsettled weather with cloud and a chance of showers continues right through of next week. It wont be a complete right off but rather just nuisance showers with dry/sunny breaks thrown in.

Temperatures.. normal today, below normal tomorrow then at or slightly above normal beginning in Tuesday.

Wind..Generally Light easterly winds expected next couple days increasing to light-brisk southerlies on Tuesday then remaining light-brisk SW through Friday.

Thunderstorms.. Increasing risk of a few thundershowers through mid week.

Hazards.. Nothing stands out other than some wet driving conditions in any shower activity over the next few days.

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


Today. Clearing,  very light E-SE winds, highs 15.

Tonight.. Cloudy with chance of showers, very light east winds, lows 7

Tomorrow.. Cloudy with chance of showers, very light east winds, highs 13

Tuesday.. Cloudy with chance of showers, light-brisk south winds, highs 18

Wednesday..Cloudy with chance of showers, light SW winds, highs muggy 20

Thursday…Cloudy with chance of showers, light SW winds, highs muggy 21

Friday..Cloudy with chance of showers, light-brisk west winds, highs 15

Weekend…Cloudy with chance of showers, brisk south winds, highs 16