Daily Archives: May 9, 2018

Sunshine today, showers expected tomorrow across PEI..

Wednesday, May 9th 6:45am.. An area of high pressure will moving across the region will give another day of sunshine to the island today. Clouds will be on the increase early tomorrow as the first of 2 systems approach. The first system, an area of low pressure, which has already developed near Cape Hatteras will move NE into NS Thursday afternoon then northward across the island with rain developing by afternoon. The second system will be a cold front approaching from the NW. This front will sweep across the island near dawn on Friday morning. Clouds and showers will accompany this feature as well. Sunshine returns Friday afternoon as the front moves away and high pressure builds in. Clouds redevelop overnight Friday into Saturday morning as the next low pressure system approaches which then crosses southern NS. Some showers possible from this system during the overnight hours. Looks like another 2-03 day period of dry weather for the start of next week as high pressure dominates.

Precipitation..  Showers should begin tomorrow afternoon as the low approaches NS tapering to showers by evening. Rain redevelops before dawn on Friday as the cold front approaches ending before noon.  Showers possible Saturday night into early Sunday morning then dry through mid week.

Temperatures.. At or slightly below normal for the next few days becoming above normal for the beginning of next week.

Wind..Light-brisk SW winds now will shift to the NE near noon today with the passage of a weak cold front. SE winds tomorrow with tomorrow as the coastal low approaches. SW winds early Friday will shift to NW behind the cold front. Light NW winds then continue through Saturday and Sunday. Brisk SW winds for the beginning of next week.

Hazards. Wet driving conditions beginning tomorrow afternoon.

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

Forecast..

Today.. Sunny, light-brisk SW winds shifting to NE near noon, temps near 11 at noon then falling with the wind shift.

Tonight.. Mainly clear, light SE winds, lows 3

Tomorrow.. Cloudy with showers developing in the afternoon, light-brisk SE winds, highs 14

Friday..Showers ending by noon then clearing, light0brisk SW winds shifting to NW, highs 11

Saturday..  Sunny early then increasing clouds with showers late, light NW winds, highs 14

Sunday..  Showers early then clearing, light NW winds, highs 11

Monday.. Sun and cloud, brisk SW winds, highs 18

Tuesday.. Sun and cloud, brisk SW winds, highs 18

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