Monthly Archives: June 2017

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

Rain spreads across PEI late this afternoon..

Friday June 23rd, 8:00am.. A warm front approaching from the west will give increasing clouds to the island this morning with some rain developing by late this afternoon with the front lifting north of the island overnight tonight. The associated cold front then sweeps through late tomorrow afternoon with a continuation of the showers. Tropical moisture from post tropical system Cindy will stream Northeastward along the warm front and into the Maritimes thus enhance d rainfall is possible tomorrow. Sunday right now doesn’t appear to be too bad as a ridge of high pressure moves through but another low pressure system will move into northern NB Sunday night. It’s associated cold front then sweeps into the Maritimes on Monday with another round of cloud and showers. This front then stalls across eastern Canada through Thursday. Several disturbances will then ripple eastward along this stalled front right in the region thus setting the stage for an unsettled week of weather ahead.

Precipitation.. Rain should spread across PEI near suppertime today and taper to showers  Saturday night ending by dawn on Sunday. Rainfall amounts in the 15-20 mm range. The highest amounts should occur across west Prince. Sunday looks dry, then showers begin again on Monday with a risk of showers through the remainder of the workweek.

Temperatures.. Warm today, muggy tomorrow in the warm sector. Basically above normal conditions expected through the period.

Wind.. Generally a light-brisk SW flow right the the entire period although tonight into tomorrow morning could get quite breezy.

Thunderstorms.. Chance of storms tonight through tomorrow.

Tropics.. The remnants of “Cindy” are located over Arkansas. This tropical moisture will stream Northeastward into the Maritimes tomorrow enhancing rainfall and possible thunderstorm activity.

Hazards.. Locally heavy rains tonight into tomorrow especially for Prince county. Possible lightning activity beginning this evening.

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

Forecast..

Today.. Increasing clouds with rain by suppertime.  light-brisk SW winds, highs 25

Tonight.. Rain, chance of thundershowers, brisk SW winds, lows 15

Tomorrow.. Rain, chance of thundershowers,  light-brisk SW winds, highs muggy 20

Sunday.. Sunny, light-brisk SW winds, highs 27

Monday.. Cloudy with chance of showers, light-brisk SW winds, highs 25

Tuesday…Cloudy with chance of showers, light SW winds, highs 25

Wednesday…Cloudy with chance of showers, light SW winds, highs 24

Thursday…Cloudy with chance of showers, brisk SW winds, highs 26

Sunshine today, showers tomorrow expected for PEI..

Thursday June 22nd, 8:50am... A ridge of high pressure is currently approaching from the west and should slide by to the south of the Maritimes later today. This feature will give mainly sunny skies to the region today. A warm front will begin to approach from the west tomorrow with increasing clouds. Rain should spread across the island by mid afternoon. The associated cold front then sweeps across the Maritimes on Saturday afternoon with more showers. The long range is hinting at a rather unsettled weather pattern ahead as a series of frontal systems are expected to effect the Maritimes for the Monday-Wednesday time frame with cloud and showers. Thursday looking nice with high pressure sliding by to the south.

Precipitation.. Showers begin tomorrow afternoon and continue through Saturday. Chance of showers then Sunday through Wednesday.

Temperatures.. At or above normal for the period.

Wind. Generally a light-brisk SW-W wind expected for the period.

Thunderstorm.. Chance of thundershowers beginning tomorrow evening through Saturday afternoon.

Tropics.. Tropical storm Cindy made landfall along the Gulf coast near the Texas/Louisiana coast about 4am. The system is now expected to turn NE then east passing south of the Maritime Saturday night. Any effects from this system will be in the form of rain and may just graze southern NS.

Hazards.. Wet driving conditions beginning tomorrow afternoon. Possible lightning activity beginning tomorrow afternoon.

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

Forecast..

Today.. Cloudy periods, light SW winds, highs 24

Tonight.. Increasing clouds after midnight, light West winds, lows 14

Tomorrow.. Cloudy with rain developing in the afternoon, light South winds, highs 24

Saturday… Showers, light-brisk SW winds, highs muggy 23

Sunday.. Unsettled, chance of showers, light west winds, highs 27

Monday…Unsettled, chance of showers, light SW winds, highs 23

Tuesday…Unsettled, chance of showers, light-brisk SW winds, highs 25

Wednesday…Unsettled, chance of showers, light south winds, highs 24

 

Showers developing later today across PEI.

Wednesday June 21st 10:00am.. The cold front which slowly crossed the region yesterday is now located in a NE-SE fashion just east of NS. Another cold front currently oriented NE-SW is moving through eastern Quebec and is expected to cross PEI later tonight. Skies will cloud up later today with showers/thundershowers accompanying the frontal passage. This front will usher in cooler fresher air for tomorrow as high pressure builds in from the west. Clouds will begin to thicken up overnight Thursday as a frontal system approaches with some rain developing Friday afternoon. The remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy are expected to get absorbed by the frontal system enhancing rainfall on Saturday but the exact position of the front at that time is still uncertain.

Precipitation.. Chance of showers this evening/overnight into early tomorrow morning then dry for the remainder of Thursday into early Friday. Rain develops towards midnight Friday night ending Sunday night. This rain could be enhanced with some tropical moisture from “Cindy” but still way to early for details. Sunday and Monday looking dry.

Temperatures.. Warm and muggy again today. cooler dryer air moves in for tomorrow. A return to the warm and muggies begins on Friday.

Wind..Light SW winds today shifting to westerly tonight with the cold frontal passage then back to the SW for tomorrow. Basically a light-brisk SW wind then expected right through the end on the month.

Thunderstorms.. Chance of thundershowers later this afternoon into the evening hours.

Tropics.. Tropical storm Cindy is located about 250 KMS south of Morgan City Louisiana and is moving Northwest at 10 KMH. The storm should make landfall on the coast of Louisiana  just after midnight tonight then turn NE getting absorbed with a frontal system. The remnants are then expected to ripple NE along the front into eastern Canada of New England. Should have a better idea over the next couple days.

Hazards.. Wet driving conditions this evening. Possible lightning activity.

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

Forecast..

Today.. Sunny becoming cloudy, light-brisk SW winds, highs muggy 25.

Tonight.. Cloudy with chance of showers/thundershowers, winds shifting to westerly, lows 15.

Tomorrow.. Early morning clouds then clearing, light west winds, highs 20

Friday..Sunny start  becoming cloudy with rain towards midnight, light SW winds,  highs muggy 26

Saturday.. Rain, brisk South winds, highs 23

Sunday.. Sunny, 25

Monday.. Sunny, 25

Tuesday.. Cloudy with showers, 25

Showers/thundershowers expected today across PEI..

Tuesday June 20th 9:00am.. A slow moving cold front oriented Northeast-southwest is currently located through west/central NB and id moving east. This front is expected to cross PEI this afternoon with showers/thundershowers. A second weather disturbance now located in New York state is moving east and will bring another round of showers/thundershowers tonight into early tomorrow.  Yet another cold front is expected to cross the region on Wednesday with more showers/thundershowers. High pressure builds in for Thursday into early Friday with some sunshine. Cloud and showers spread across the island late Friday as the next weather system approaches. This wet weather will continue into Saturday. Clearing expected on Sunday.

Precipitation.Showers will spread across the island later this morning. Some of these could be locally heavy accompanied by thunder. Possible showers again tomorrow as that second system comes through. Thursday into Friday looking dry. Showers begin Friday evening becoming heavy on Saturday ending before dawn on Sunday.

Temperatures...Warm and muggy today and tomorrow. More seasonal on Thursday then the muggies return on Friday..

Wind..Light-brisk SW winds right through Saturday shifting to W-NW on Sunday.

Thunderstorms.. Risk of storms today, tonight and tomorrow. Some of these could become strong especially if we get some sunshine today to destabilize the air.

Hazards... Wet driving conditions in any showers. Possible lightning activity next couple days.

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

Forecast..

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

Tonight. showers ending then partial clearing, fog patches developing, light SW winds, lows 16

Tomorrow.. Cloudy periods with chance of showers/thundershowers, light-brisk SW winds,. highs 25.

Thursday.. Sunny, light WSW winds, highs 20

Friday.. Sunny start, increasing clouds with rain late, brisk SW winds, highs 25

Saturday. Rain

Sunday.. Clearing..