Daily Archives: July 1, 2017

Clouds and showers expected today/tonight across PEI..

Saturday July 1st 9:00am... Happy Canada Day….. A warm front oriented east-west is currently draped across NS.This front will lift north today with cloud and showers associated. The front lifts north of the island late tonight followed by the associated cold front tomorrow morning. A second cold front is then set to move across the region late Monday. A large area of high pressure is then expected to slowly cross eastern Canada through mid week bringing 3 days of sunshine for the Tuesday-Thursday period.  Long range models are hinting at low pressure and associated frontal system effecting the Maritimes for Friday/Saturday.

Precipitation.. Showers expected today, tonight into tomorrow morning ending near noon. Dry conditions then expected Monday through Thursday. Showers developing on Friday.

Temperatures...  Slightly below normal today with the warm front still to our south. At or above normal conditions then expected tomorrow through next weekend.

Wind.. Light ESE winds today north of the front should shift to the south with the frontal passage tonight increasing to light-brisk Southerly tomorrow veering to SW with the cold frontal passage later tomorrow. Light-brisk SW winds continue on Monday veering to westerly with the second cold frontal passage Monday night. Light West winds expected on Tuesday through Thursday.

Thunderstorms.. Can’t rule out some thunder til noonish tomorrow.

Hazards.. Wet driving conditions in any shower activity. Slight chance of lightning.

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

Fireworks.. not looking the best.  Low clouds with some showers. Very light SE winds will unfortunately push the smoke back over the crowd at Charlottetown site. Event temps near 17. So a bit cool and damp.

Forecast

Today.. Cloudy with a few showers, light SE winds, highs 20

Tonight.. Cloudy with a few showers, light South winds, lows 17

Tomorrow.. Morning showers, clearing in the afternoon, light-brisk south winds, highs  24.

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

Tuesday.. Sunny, light west winds, highs 22

Wednesday.. Sunny, very light west winds, highs 26

Thursday.. Sunny,  increasing high clouds, 26

Friday… Showers.