Daily Archives: May 26, 2018

Clearing skies expected today across PEI..

Saturday, May 26th 8:00AM...A cold front oriented east-west is located across central NB and through the Northumberland Strait this morning and continues to move south. This front is south of PEI now hence the cooler air and northerly winds. As the front continues to move south, the showers will come to an end and skies will begin to clear. High pressure Centered in Hudson’s Bay will move SE cresting over the Island early tomorrow afternoon. Sunshine and light winds will accompany this feature. Clouds will be on the increase later Monday as a another cold front approaches front the NW with rain developing on Tuesday morning with the frontal passage. High pressure moves back into the Maritimes for mid week dominating the weather Wednesday through Friday with sunshine and light winds. Looks like some cloud and showers for Saturday.

Precipitation.. Fairly dry week of weather ahead.  Any showers now should come to an end over the next few hours. Showers overnight Monday into Tuesday morning then dry through Saturday morning.

Temperatures.. Generally cool and below normal for the period. There will be an odd day where temps rise above normal but the warmer air is locked up to the south. Normal on Monday, above normal on Thursday and Friday.

Wind..Light northerlies today become very light and variable tomorrow then southerlies on Monday (hence the normal temps). Increasing southerlies late Monday into Tuesday morning but winds will shift the north Tuesday later Tuesday with the cold frontal passage. Diminishing northerlies on Wednesday shifting to southerlies on Thursday and Friday (hence the warm temps for those days).

Hazards.. Wet driving conditions in any rain this morning. Risk of frost tonight through dawn tomorrow with clear skies and diminishing winds.

Watches/warnings.. Environment Canada has issued a FROST ADVISORY for Prince and Queens counties for tonight.

Forecast..

Today.. Clouds and showers early, clearing, light north winds, highs 9

Tonight.. Clear, calm/very light north winds, lows 0 giving frost. Lows 0/+3

Tomorrow.. Sunny, very light and variable winds, highs 12

Monday.. Sunny start becoming cloudy with showers late after midnight, increasing SW winds, highs 17

Tuesday.. Morning cloud and showers, brisk SW winds to start shifting to north, highs 13

Wednesday.. Sunny, light-brisk north winds, highs 12

Thursday.. Sunny, south winds, highs 23

Friday.. Increasing clouds, SW winds, highs 20

Saturday.. Showers..14

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