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.
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