Daily Archives: May 30, 2018

Sunshine expected across PEI for the next few days..

Wednesday, May 30th 7:45am.. Skies cleared across PEI yesterday behind the cold front which swept across the island during the morning hours. High pressure is now approaching from the west and will crest over the island near noon today then move SE. Sunshine will dominate the weather picture as this feature drifts slowly south of the Maritimes. Temperatures will also be on the rise with some of the warmest air of the season expected tomorrow and Friday. Clouds will begin to increase later Friday as a cold front approaches from the west with some showers developing by mid/late evening. The front moves east hinting at a sunny dry weekend into Monday. Weak weather systems then expected to move quickly from west to east across the region for Tuesday and Wednesday with clouds and showers.

Precipitation..  Showers expected Friday evening through Saturday morning giving light amounts although need to watch this as some remnant moisture from Sub tropical system Alberto will get absorbed by this front. At this time, this moisture appears to fall across Quebec before the front reaches the Maritimes but will need to be watched for any changes. This front could being a healthy dose of rain if this tropical moisture falls across the Maritimes. Some showers possible on Tuesday.

Temperatures.. A little cool today due northerly winds off the cold waters of the Gulf. Above normal for Thursday and Friday with temps expected in the low 20’s. Cold on the weekend behind the cold front with highs near 12. Back to normal for the beginning of next week.

Wind.. Light northerlies now will shift to the SW late today which then continues through Thursday and Friday. Winds then shift back to the north in the wake of the cold front for Saturday and Sunday. Southerlies develop for Monday and Tuesday.

Hazards.. Nil expected fro the next few days.

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

Forecast..

  • Today.. Sunny, light north winds, highs 12
  • Tonight.. Clear, calm winds becoming light southerly towards dawn, lows 8
  • Tomorrow.. Sunny, light SW winds, highs 23
  • Friday.. Sunny start becoming cloudy with showers late, light SW winds, highs 23
  • Saturday.. Showers ending before noon then clearing, brisk north winds,  highs 10
  • Sunday.. Sunny, light-brisk north winds, highs 10
  • Monday.. Sunny, light south winds, highs 18
  • Tuesday.. Cloudy with possible showers, 20
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