Daily Archives: May 16, 2018

Sunshine today, more showers tomorrow expected for PEI…

Wednesday, May 16th 7:00am... A cold front swept across the island yesterday evening with its cloud and shower activity. This front is now located east of Cape Breton and continues to move away. An area of high pressure centered near northern Maine is drifting SE and will crest over the island early this afternoon. Another cold front will cross the region tomorrow morning with cloud and showers. High pressure then returns for Friday with sunshine. Clouds will be on the increase during the day on Saturday as a warm front begins to approach from the SW. Low pressure will then ripple NE along this front moving across the Maritimes overnight Saturday into Sunday morning. Clouds and rain will accompany this feature. Another cold front sweeps across the area on Wednesday with more cloud and showers. Tuesday and Wednesday look sunny with high pressure in control.

Precipitation.. Dry for today, showers tomorrow late morning/early afternoon with the cold front. Dry for Friday and Saturday. Rain begins late Saturday ending by noon on Sunday.  Showers redevelop on Monday associated with another cold front then dry for Tuesday and Wednesday.

Temperatures..  At or below normal today through Friday. Warm-up for the weekend into Monday then cool again for Tuesday.

Wind.. Diminishing NW-N winds this morning dropping off to calm near noon then becoming SE-S winds later today. Brisk southerlies tomorrow morning shifting to northerly again behind the cold front tomorrow afternoon. Light NW winds on Friday becoming southerly on Saturday.

Hazards.. Wet driving conditions in showers tomorrow then again on Saturday night into Sunday morning.

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

Forecast..

Today.. Sunny, diminishing NW winds becoming light SE late in the day, highs 13

Tonight.. Clear becoming cloudy towards dawn, brisk south winds, lows 5

Tomorrow.. Cloudy with morning showers then clearing in the afternoon, brisk south winds shifting to northerly mid afternoon, highs 15

Friday.. Sunny, light NW winds, highs 13

Saturday.. Sunny start becoming cloudy with possible rain late, light south winds, highs 16

Sunday.. Cloudy with rain ending, SW winds shifting to northerly, highs 16

Monday.. Cloudy with showers, 18

Tuesday.. Sunny 13

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