Wednesday July 5th 8:15am... A band of cold air aloft is currently crossing the Maritimes and that is responsible for the cloud build–ups this morning. A large area of high pressure centered near Ottawa this morning will drift eastward today passing south of over night tonight. Sunshine and warm temperatures will accompany this feature. Clouds will begin to spread across the region on Friday as the first in a series of weather systems push across the Maritimes from Quebec. This systems will bring various amounts of cloud with showers and possible thundershowers to the island which will continue through the weekend and into early next week.
Precipitation.. Dry for today and tomorrow. Showers should begin afternoon. Just a chance of showers now for Sunday through Monday. Better chance of showers on Tuesday.
Temperatures.. At or above normal right through the period.
Wind..Light SW winds today will increase to brisk SW tomorrow which will continue into Friday and Saturday. Basically a light-brisk SW flow expected right through Wednesday of next week.
Thunderstorms.. Next chance appears to be on the weekend.
Maggies trip.. Weather forecast continues to improve for the Friday through Sunday period as the timing and intensity of the various systems becomes better defined. Brisk SSW winds for the boat ride over. Saturday looking cloud with just a chance of showers. Sunday looking sunny. Brisk SW wins continue for both Saturday and Sunday. Temps should remain in the 18-20 range.
CBMF.. As stated above, the outlook for this weekend is much better than a couple days ago. There will be disturbances crossing the region but the intensity does not look to be quite as strong. Clouds and a few showers will occur with a chance of thundershowers. Right now the nest chance for showers appears to be Friday. Brisk SW winds expected with afternoon temps near 25. So things not looking too bad right now but they can still change over the course of the next couple days.
Hazards.. Nil expected.
Watches/warnings… None for PEI at this time.
Today.. Sunny, light SW winds, highs 25
Tonight… Clear, calm winds, lows 17
Tomorrow.. Sunny, brisk SW winds, highs 25
Friday.. Cloudy with chance of showers, brisk SW winds, highs 25
Saturday.. Cloudy with chance of showers, brisk SW winds, highs 26
Sunday Mix of sun and cloud, brisk SW winds, highs 27
Monday.. Mix of sun and cloud, light-brisk SW winds,