Monthly Archives: June 2017

Showers expected by noon today across PEI..

Friday June 30th 6:30am… An east-west trough of low pressure is currently located across the northern Gulf of Saint Lawrence. This feature is expected to drop south to be located from NS through to Newfoundland by dawn tomorrow, meanwhile a warm front slowly approaching from the SW should cross the region on Sunday morning. Clouds and showers will accompany this feature. The associated cold front then expected to quickly sweep across the island Sunday afternoon with more cloud and rain. The cold frontal passage will mark a pattern change and expecting a few days of dry weather beginning on Monday as high pressure slowly approaches from the west.

Precipitation.. Showers should begin late this morning ending Saturday morning. Saturday is looking much better now than it did yesterday. That heavy rain band has shifted south over southern NS. Another round of showers on Sunday as the cold front comes through but again not expecting a whole lot. There could be some embedded thundershowers which could enhance rainfall locally. Dry spell expected Monday through Thursday.

Temperatures...A little below normal today then at or above normal for the remainder of the period.

Wind.. Light southerlies today shifting to SE tomorrow then back to southerly on Sunday.

Thunderstorms.. Slight chance today and Sunday.

Canada Day.. Looking much better than it did yesterday. Models are now hinting at cloudy but dry conditions for Saturday. Light SE winds highs muggy 25. Fireworks should be cloudy, light ESE winds, temps near 18.

Hazards.. Wet driving conditions in showers later this morning and Sunday.

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

Forecast..

Today.. Cloudy with showers beginning towards noon, light south winds, highs 18

Tonight.. Cloudy with showers ending towards dawn, calm winds, lows 15

Canada day.. Cloudy, light SE winds, highs muggy 25

Sunday..Showers, light-brisk south wind, highs 22

Monday.. Cloudy periods, light-brisk SW winds, highs 26

Tuesday.. Sunny, light west winds, highs 22

Wednesday.. Sunny, 26

Thursday.. Sunny, 27

 

Showers and possible thundershowers again today across PEI..

Thursday June 29th, 9:00am… The picture across the Maritimes basically remains unchanged. for the next several days. Cool air aloft and warm sunshine at the surface makes for instability with showers and thundershowers developing this afternoon. A warm front will move into the Maritimes tomorrow and stall. Disturbances will then ripple eastward along this stalled frontal boundary into the weekend and early next week making for continuation of the cloud and shower activity. The models are hinting at a pattern change by Tuesday with high pressure building in allowing for a few days of sunny dry weather.

Precipitation.. Hit and miss Showers should develop this afternoon and ending tonight then redeveloping again tomorrow. Models are hinting at a significant rainfall threat across PEI as a frontal boundary stalls in an east west fashion across the island. Early indications are of 40-50 mms rain possible during the day on Saturday. Showers continue on Sunday and Monday morning. Looks like all this activity should end by Tuesday.

Temperatures…Above normal today then a few days of below normal for Friday Saturday and Sunday. Above normal conditions return for Monday.

Wind.. Generally a light SW wind today and Tomorrow shifting to SE for Saturday then back to the SW for Sunday and Monday.

Thunderstorms… Another day like yesterday with chance of thundershowers developing in the afternoon both today and tomorrow.

Canada Day.. Saturday now looks like a very wet day indeed with heavy rain, light SE winds and temps steady near 18. If the frontal system that will be responsible for this rain shifts north or south then conditions will be much better, but for now the models have placed the heavy rains in an east-west fashion extending from central NB across PEI. will update this as new data comes in.

Hazards.. Wet driving conditions, possible lightning activity today and tomorrow. Possible heavy rain event for Saturday.

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

Forecast..

Today..Mix of sun and cloud. showers and possible thundershowers developing  this afternoon, light SW winds, highs 25

Tonight.. Partly cloudy, fog patches, very light SW winds, lows 15

Tomorrow..Cloudy with showers and possible thundershowers, light SW winds, highs 18

Saturday.. ??? Heavy rain, SE winds, highs 18

Sunday.. Showers, SW winds, highs 20

Monday.. Clearing, 28

Tuesday.. Sunny, 24

Wednesday.. Sunny, 24

Cloud and chance of showers today across PEI..

Wednesday June 28th 6:25am.. A low pressure system passing by east of NS today is giving significant amounts of rain to eastern Cape Breton this morning. The cloud and showers over PEI is related to this system. Another system approaching form the west  is expected to cross the island tomorrow morning with more cloud and showers/thundershowers. The unsettled pattern continues as a series of weather disturbances are expected to move across the Maritimes over the weekend with cloud and shower activity. Long range models are finally hinting at some improvement as high pressure begins to build in for later Monday and last through Thursday of next week with cooler dryer air.

Precipitation.. Bit of an unsettled period ahead with cloud and showers possible from now right through Monday morning. Not looking at a lot in total amounts but there could be locally brief heavy downpours.

Temperatures.. At or above normal throughout with Sunday and Monday expected to be the warmest.

Wind...Light-brisk SW flow expected today through Friday shifting to NE for Saturday then back to the south for Sunday and Monday.

Thunderstorms... Chance of storms today tonight and tomorrow.

Canada Day… Saturday is looking better than it did yesterday.. Looks like cloudy skies, slight chance of a shower, light NE winds and afternoon temps near 22.

Hazards.. Wet driving conditions in any showers. Possible lightning activity.

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

Forecast..

Today.. Cloudy with chance of showers/thundershowers, light south winds, highs 23

Tonight.. Cloudy with chance of showers/thundershowers, light south winds, lows 14

Tomorrow.. Cloudy with chance of showers/thundershowers, light SW winds, highs 24

Friday…Cloudy with chance of showers, light south winds, highs 21

Saturday…Cloudy with chance of showers, light NE winds, highs 22

Sunday…Cloudy, light-brisk SW winds, highs 26

Monday.. Sunny, 27

Tuesday..Sunny, 25

Wednesday.. Sunny, 23

Unsettled conditions continue for the next few days across PEI..

Tuesday June 27th, 9:00am.. A series of rather weak weather disturbances will cross the Maritimes over the next 5-7 days. Variable amounts of cloud and chance of showers/thundershowers will accompany these features. Basically sunshine interrupted with cloudy periods and showers. The atmosphere is unstable and any amount of daytime sunshine and heat will enhance this instability resulting in cloud build-ups and associated showers.

Precipitation. As mentioned above there will be a risk of showers almost everyday with the showers more frequent into the weekend.

Temperatures,. Above normal today through Friday. The weekend is looking a little on the cool side especially on Saturday with NE winds.

Wind..Light-brisk SW wind today through Friday shifting to the NE on Saturday then back to the SE on Sunday.

Thunderstorms.. Chance of a thundershower today through Friday especially during  the afternoon or early evening.

Canada Day Festivities..  Looking a little wet and cool at this time with light NE winds.

Hazards. Wet driving conditions in any showers, Possible lightning activity.

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

Forecast..

Today.. Sunny with cloudy periods and chance of showers/thundershowers later in the day, light SW winds, highs 24

Tonight.. Cloudy, chance of a shower, light South winds, lows 14

Tomorrow.. Cloudy with chance of showers/thundershowers, light South winds, highs  23.

Thursday.. Sunny, 25

Friday..Showers, 23

Saturday.. Cloud and showers, light NE winds, highs 14

Sunday.. Showers, 21

Monday.. Cloudy, 25

 

Unsettled week of weather ahead for PEI..

Monday June 26th, 7:10am.. A series of weather disturbances will cross the Maritimes over the upcoming week. This systems will bring cloudy periods and chance of showers or thundershowers. The skies will clear temporary between each system so the week ahead is by no means a complete right off but rather just some periodic shower activity.

Precipitation.. Slight risk of a showers this afternoon and evening. Another chance of showers begins tomorrow evening then this risk continues for the remainder of the week.

Temperatures..At or above normal throughout except for Friday.

Wind..Light-brisk SW winds expected through Friday shifting to northerly Friday night. Northerlies continue on Saturday becoming NE on Sunday.

Thunderstorms.. Chance of storms today through Friday.

Hazards.. fairly quiet except for wet driving conditions in any showers. Possible lightning activity.

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

Forecast..

Today.. Becoming cloudy with chance of showers/thundershowers, light-brisk SW winds, highs 25.

Tonight.. Partly cloudy with showers ending towards midnight, light SW winds, lows 14.

Tomorrow.. Partly cloudy with chance of showers towards evening, light-brisk SW winds, highs 25.

Wednesday.. Mostly cloudy with chance of showers, light-brisk SW winds, highs 22.

Thursday.. Partly cloudy with chance of showers, light-brisk SW winds, highs 24.

Friday.. Rain, 17

Saturday..Cloudy, 21

Sunday.. Rain, 16

 

Sunshine expected today across PEI..

Sunday June 25th, 8:00am.. Skies cleared across PEI late yesterday afternoon as a cold front moved east of the island. A second cold front currently  back through Quebec is expected to approach the Maritimes tonight crossing the island tomorrow. Some cloud and isolated showers/thundershowers are possible with this front. The front is then expected to stall over the region. A series of rather weak weather systems will then ripple eastward along this stalled frontal boundary setting the stage for a fairly unsettled work week ahead. Now it would be a complete right off but rather just alternating periods of fair weather and periods of cloud and showers through until the weekend.

Precipitation.. Showers should develop overnight tonight and continue into tomorrow afternoon. Unsettled over then next 5-7 days with a chance of showers.

Temperatures.. Above normal conditions expected throughout the period except for Friday when northerly winds keep temps cool across the island.

Wind..Light-brisk SW winds expected today through early Friday. Winds becoming northerly later Friday.

Thunderstorms.. Chance of storms later tonight which will continue into tomorrow.

Hazards.. Wet driving conditions in any showers, possible lightning activity.

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

Forecast..

Today.. Sunny, light-brisk SW winds, highs 25

Tonight..increasing clouds with chance of showers, light SW winds, lows 15

Tomorrow.. Showers/thundershowers, light-brisk SW winds, highs 23

Tuesday..mix of sun and cloud, chance of showers, SW winds, highs 25

Wednesday…mix of sun and cloud, chance of showers, SW winds, highs 22

Thursday.. .mix of sun and cloud, chance of showers, SW winds, highs 24

Friday.. Rain, north winds, highs 16

Saturday.. Sun and cloud, north winds, highs 20

 

Showers expected today across PEI..

Saturday June 24th, 5:35am... A warm front crossed the island during the overnight hours with it’s cloud and rain. The associated cold front will sweep across the island later today with more showers. Clearing should take place tonight behind this front as high pressure briefly builds in. Another cold front is then set to cross the island Monday afternoon with another round of cloud and showers. The long range pattern is for unsettled conditions as a series of weather disturbances are expected propagate across eastern Canada until at least Friday with cloud and showers.

Precipitation.. Showers today should end this evening as the first cold front passes. Tomorrow looking dry then another quick round of showers as the 2nd cold front comes through on Monday afternoon.  Off and on periods of showers followed by clearing then expected right through until Friday.

Temperatures.. At or above normal conditions expected throughout.

Wind.. Basically a light-brisk SW flow expected through Friday.

Thunderstorms… Chance of a rumble or 2 today.

Hazards.. Wet driving conditions today with chance of lightning activity.

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

Forecast..

Today.. Showers, light-brisk SW winds, highs muggy 24

Tonight.. Showers ending, light SW winds, lows 16

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

Monday.. Clouding over with a chance of a shower, light-brisk SW winds, highs 24

Tuesday…Cloudy periods and chance of a shower, light-brisk SW winds, highs 24

Wednesday…Cloudy periods and chance of a shower, light-brisk SW winds, highs 23

Thursday..Cloudy periods and chance of a shower, light-brisk SW winds, highs 23

Friday.. Cloudy periods and chance of a shower, light-brisk SW winds, highs 22