Daily Archives: July 17, 2017

Warm and muggy conditions expected today across PEI..

Monday July 17th 8:45am.. A weak frontal trough remains draped in an ENE-WSW fashion across the Gulf, Northern NB. South of the front warm and muggy conditions prevail. The fog should burn off over the next couple hours but this left over moisture may be fuel for afternoon showers/thundershowers. An upper level disturbance in Ontario will ripple eastward along this frontal boundary tomorrow giving another chance of cloud and showers. Actually a series of weak upper level disturbances are expected to cross the Maritimes over the next few days with high pressure anchored to the south. These disturbances will give cloud periods and chance of showers. A strong cold front will sweep through on Friday with the best chance of showers and will also bring an end to the warm muggy conditions of late.

Precipitation. Only a chance of some afternoon showers over the next few days. A more organized band of showers expected on Friday as a strong cold front sweeps through.

Temperatures…The warm and muggies continue through Thursday. Cooler, more seasonal air moves in behind a cold front on Friday.

Wind…A light SW flow through Thursday shifting to NW on Friday.

Thunderstorms.. Chance of storms later today and this evening.

Hazards.. Possible lightning activity

Watches/warnings... None for PEI at this time but will need to watch thunderstorm development over NB today.

Forecast..

Today.. Fog dissipating, becoming sunny. Possible showers and thundershowers later, light SW winds, highs muggy 27

Tonight.. Clearing, becoming foggy after midnight, light SW winds, lows 18

Tomorrow.. Fog early becoming sunny, light SW winds, highs muggy 27

Wednesday.. Mix of sun and cloud, light SW winds, highs 27

Thursday.. Cloudy with chance of showers, light SW winds, highs 27

Friday.. Showers, 24

Saturday..Sun and cloud, 20

Sunday.. Sun and cloud, 24

 

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