Monthly Archives: June 2018

Sunshine expected today across PEI..

Thursday, June 21st 6:30am.. Welcome to summer. The Summer solstice officially occurs at 7:07am this morning… Clouds and showers effect ed the region overnight with the approach of a cold front sweeping across the island. This front is now located across western PEI but the main area of rain is located ahead of the front across eastern PEI. The frontal passage will be marked by the wind shift to the NW which should occur over the course of the next few hours. Clearing skies expected in the wake of the front with high pressure building in from the west. This feature will crest over the island  late tomorrow afternoon then shift to the SE. Skies will then begin to cloud over as the next weather system approaches from the west\ with showers developing by midnight.  This low pressure system will be slow to move though with cloud and showers expected through Monday evening. High pressure returns for Tuesday into early Wednesday. A cold front looks to approach from the north Wednesday night with some cloud and showers.

Precipitation.. Showers will be ending across eastern PEI over the next couple hours. Dry for Friday and Saturday. Showers begin late Saturday evening and continue all day Sunday and Monday. Bit too early for detailed rainfall amounts but the 2-day event could give 20 mms or so. Dry for Tuesday into early Wednesday. Could be some showers later Wednesday with the approach of that cold front.

Temperatures.. Generally below normal for the next few days. Not very summer like.. Looks like a warm-up towards latter half of next week.

Wind.. Light SW winds now will shift to the NW in the wake of the cold front later this morning. Light westerlies tomorrow then brisk southerlies in Saturday shifting to northerlies for Sunday and Monday.

Hazards.. Fairly quite until Saturday night with the onset of a 2-day rain..

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

Forecast..

  • Today.. Clearing, light NW winds, highs 17
  • Tonight.. Mainly clear, calm wind, chilly with lows 7
  • Tomorrow.. Sunny, light west winds, highs 19
  • Saturday.. Sunny start >> increasing clouds with possible showers towards midnight,  light-brisk SW winds, highs 22
  • Sunday.. Cloudy with showers, light-brisk north winds, highs 15
  • Monday.. Cloudy with showers, light-brisk north winds, highs 12
  • Tuesday.. Sunny, light SW winds, highs 20
  • Wednesday.. Cloudy with chance of showers, SW > NW winds, highs 24

 

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Sunshine expected today across PEI..

Wednesday, June 20th 6:30am.. Skies cleared overnight as an area of high pressure slides by to the south. Clouds will redevelop later today as a cold front approaches from the NW. This feature will give a slight chance of a shower overnight tonight as it moves through. The front moves east tomorrow with clearing skies as high pressure builds in. This feature should give mainly clear skies for Thursday, Friday into early Saturday. Clouds will begin to return later Saturday as the next weather system approaches from the west with rain developing after midnight. All day rain on Sunday as the low pressure system moves across the Maritimes. The beginning of next week is rather uncertain at this point with the models offering up different scenarios with respect to track and timing of a low pressure system on Monday. May have a better idea tomorrow.

Precipitation.. Dry today.. Showers overnight tonight ending just after sunrise tomorrow. Dry for the remainder of tomorrow through Saturday evening. Rain develops overnight continuing all day Sunday ending by sunrise Monday. Low pressure in the area for the beginning of next week but details still unclear.

Temperatures..  A few degrees either side of normal through the period..

Wind.. Brisk SW winds today shifting to NW tonight with the cold frontal passage. Light NW winds tomorrow backing to SW on Friday. Light-brisk SW winds continue Saturday shifting to NE for Sunday and Monday.

Hazards.. Fairly quiet… Few showers overnight tonight. Rain on Sunday.

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

Forecast..

  • Today.. Sunny, brisk SW winds, highs 22
  • Tonight.. Cloudy with chance of showers, SW winds to start shifting to NW before dawn, lows 10
  • Tomorrow.. Cloudy early with possible left over showers >> clearing, light-brisk NW winds, highs 16
  • Friday.. Sunny, brisk SW winds, highs 20
  • Saturday.. Sunny start, increasing clouds with rain towards midnight, light-brisk SW winds, highs 22
  • Sunday.. Rain, NE winds, highs 12
  • Monday…. Cloudy, NE winds, highs 16
  • Tuesday.. Cloudy, 20

Rain ending early followed by clearing skies today across PEI..

Tuesday, June 19th 6:30am.. Rain currently falling across the island will come to an end shortly with the passage of a cold front. This front is lying in a NE-SW fashion across Prince county and will move east through the day. High pressure will then build in later today into tomorrow across the with clearing skies and brisk W-NW winds. Clouds and few showers expected later Wednesday as another cold front approaches from the west. This front moves away to the east Thursday morning resulting in another sunny day with high pressure building in again. The next weather maker will be an area of low pressure which approaches from the SW late Saturday through early Monday with cloud and rain. High pressure returns for later Monday.

Precipitation.. Rain will come to an end from west to east over the next few hours. Showers expected again Wednesday night into early Thursday. Rain over night Saturday through Monday morning.

Temperatures..  A couple degrees either side of normal through Sunday. Monday looking rather chilly.

Winds.. Light-Brisk SW winds now will shift to brisk W-NW winds late this morning in the wake of the cold frontal passage. Winds backing to brisk SW winds  tomorrow then once again veering to W-NW on Thursday in the wake of that second cold front. Brisk SW winds Friday Saturday and Sunday shifting to northerly on MOnday, hence that cool day expected.

Hazards.. Wet driving conditions this morning in rain.

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

Forecast..

  • Today.. Rain ending early then clearing, brisk NW winds, highs 18
  • Tonight.. Clear, light west winds, lows 10
  • Tomorrow.. Sunny becoming cloudy with showers late>overnight, brisk SW winds, highs 23
  • Thursday.. Sunny, light-brisk NW winds, highs 17
  • Friday.. Sunny, light-brisk SW-W winds, highs 20
  • Saturday.. Sunny start increasing clouds with rain late > overnight, brisk SW winds, highs 22
  • Sunday.. All day showers, SW winds, highs 21
  • Monday.. Clearing, north winds, highs 13

Rain, at times heavy expected today and tonight across PEI..

Monday, June 18th 7:00am.. A low pressure system will track eastward across the northern Gulf of St Lawrence today bringing rain at  times heavy. A warm front extending southeastward from this low is currently moving eastward into NB this morning then across PEI through the afternoon. This front will bring more rain with a chance of thunderstorms. The associated cold front extends southwestward from the low and will also move east sweeping across PEI near dawn tomorrow. Again, rain at times heavy will accompany this feature will a chance of thundershowers. High pressure then builds in for the remainder of the week with lots of sunshine. A couple of cold fronts will move across the Maritimes bringing some cloud and isolated showers. These frontal passages will occur Wednesday night and again Friday night. Looks like by late Sunday a weather system will be approaching from the Great Lakes.

Precipitation.. Showers today at times heavy becoming periods of rain at times heavy today this evening. Rainfall amounts will vary considerably with the of possibility thunderstorms bringing heavy showers. Generally in the 10-20 mm range but could be in excess of 30 mms in areas that heavy showers. Basically dry then from Tuesday morning through late Sunday except for those 2 mid week cold frontal passages on Wednesday night and Friday night which cold bring an isolated shower.

Temperatures.. A few degrees either side of normal through Sunday.

Wind.. Brisk south winds today and tonight veering to NW near dawn tomorrow with the cold frontal passage. Basically a SW-NW flow then expected through Sunday.

Thunderstorms.. Chance of storms later today and overnight tonight. Biggest threat will be the possible heavy rain associated.

Hazards.. Wet driving conditions in rain today and tonight. Rain at times heavy will give increased threat of hydroplaning on roads.

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

Forecast..

  • Today.. Showers, at times heavy becoming periods of rain at times heavy this afternoon, chance of thundershowers,  brisk south winds, highs 15/16
  • Tonight.. Rain at times heavy with chance of thundershowers, brisk SW winds shifting to NW near dawn, temps steady near 15
  • Tomorrow..  Showers ending early then clearing, light-brisk NW winds, highs 18
  • Wednesday.. Sunny becoming cloudy with overnight showers, light-brisk SW winds, highs 22
  • Thursday.. Sunny, light-brisk NW winds, highs 16
  • Friday.. Sunny with cloud and showers late, light-brisk SW winds, highs 20
  • Saturday.. Sunny, light west winds, highs 24
  • Sunday.. Cloudy, SW winds, highs 20

Sunshine expected today across PEI..

Sunday, June 17th 8:15am.. A cold front moved across the island yesterday afternoon resulting in that temperatures drop of about 8 degrees. That front is now south of the Maritimes and will actually lift north again later today putting the region back on the warm side but unfortunately cloud and showers will accompany it as well. A low pressure system in Ontario will then ripple eastward along this frontal boundary passing across the northern Gulf of St Lawrence tomorrow resulting in the showers becoming periods of steady rain which could be heavy at times with the chance of embedded thunderstorms. Tomorrow will also be quite warm and muggy. The low pressure system moves east and the associated cold front will then sweep across the island near dawn on Tuesday morning which should bring an end to the rain followed by clearing skies. Temps will also be a bit cooler as well being on the cool side of the front. The rest of the week looks quote nice with high pressure in control except for a couple of weak cold fronts that will move through the region. the first one will be Wednesday night into Thursday morning followed by the 2nd front Friday evening into Saturday morning.

Precipitation… Showers should begin overnight tonight and continue off and on tomorrow becoming periods of rain later in the day. This rain could be heavy at times. Rain ends near dawn on Tuesday with the passage of the cold front. Basically dry then until the end of the week except for a chance of showers associated with 2 cold fronts which will be overnight Wednesday into Thursday morning then again overnight Friday into Saturday morning.

Temperatures.. A few degrees either side of normal for this period.. Tomorrow looks to be the warmest day of the period.

Wind.. Light SE winds today increasing to brisk overnight ans continuing tomorrow gradually shifting to SW later tomorrow. Brisk SW winds will then veer to NW before dawn on Tuesday with the cold frontal passage. Generally a light SW-NW wind then expected for the remainder of the week.

Thunderstorms.. Chance of storms later tomorrow afternoon continuing into the evening and overnight hours..

Hazards.. Wet driving conditions overnight tonight in any showers becoming more significant later tomorrow as the rain becomes steady. This rain will be heavy at times later tomorrow afternoon and into the evening/overnight

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

Forecast..

  • Today.. Sunny with increasing clouds later this afternoon, light SE winds, highs
  • Tonight.. Cloudy with chance of showers after midnight. Light-brisk SE winds, lows 11
  • Tomorrow.. Cloudy with showers becoming periods of rain in the afternoon, heavy at times. Chance of thundershowers, brisk SW winds, highs muggy 22
  • Tuesday.. Showers early then clearing, light NW winds, highs 18
  • Wednesday.. Sunny becoming cloudy with chance of showers late, brisk SW winds, highs 22
  • Thursday.. Sunny, light NW winds, highs 18
  • Friday.. Sunny, becoming cloudy with chance of showers late, light SW winds, highs 20
  • Saturday.. Sunny, light NW winds, highs 18
  • Sunday.. Sunny, light west winds, highs 21

Dry weekend expected for PEI.. Rain on Monday..

Saturday, June 16th 7:10am.. A weak cold front oriented NE-SW is currently crossing the Maritimes and is responsible for the mid level clouds across the island now. This front will continue to drop to the south today then begin to lift north again on Sunday as an area of low pressure approaches from the west. This low will ripple eastward along the frontal boundary passing over the northern Gulf of St Lawrence Monday night. The associated cold front will then sweep eastward across the region during the overnight hours to be east of Cape Breton by Tuesday dawn. High pressure in control Tuesday afternoon through next weekend with mostly sunny dry weather but a couple of frontal passages will give some clouds and chance of showers. These frontal passages occur Wednesday night and again Friday night.

Precipitation.. Generally dry today and tomorrow. Rain spread across the island near dawn Monday morning becoming heavy at times ending after midnight. Rainfall amounts in the 15 mm range. Basically dry until Sunday with the exceptions of those 2 frontal passage which will bring some cloud and showers to the island on Wednesday night and again Friday night.

Temperatures.. At or a couple degrees either side of normal for the period.

Wind..Light SW winds shifting to the north this morning with the passage of that weak cold front then shifting back to the SE later tomorrow once the front moves back north. Winds increasing to brisk southerly on Monday shifting to the NW Monday night with the passage of the cold front. Basically a SW-NW wind then expected Tuesday through Sunday.

Thunderstorms.. Slight chance of storms on Monday afternoon/evening.

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

Forecast..

  • Today.. Cloudy, light SW winds, shifting to northerly this morning, highs 19
  • Tonight.. Few clouds, light north winds, lows 6
  • Tomorrow.. Sunny becoming cloudy late, light SE winds, highs 17
  • Monday… Rain, at times heavy, brisk SW winds, highs 17
  • Tuesday.. Sunny, light NW winds, highs 19
  • Wednesday.. Sunny, evening cloud and showers, light SW winds, highs 24
  • Thursday.. Sunny, light west winds, highs 17
  • Friday.. Sunny, evening clouds and showers, light SW winds, highs 21
  • Saturday.. Sunny, light NW winds, highs 22

Sunshine expected next few days across PEI.

Friday, June 15th 6:30am.. Skies are now clearing across PEI in the wake of a low pressure system that tracked across southern NS yesterday. This system is now located south of Newfoundland and continues to move away. High pressure is now building in from the west and should dominate the weather picture though the weekend with sunshine and warm temperatures.  A warm front approaches from the west late Sunday with some clouds and showers developing afternoon by dawn Monday morning. Low pressure will ripple eastward along this front passing through northern NB Monday afternoon resulting in another all day rain but this time temps will be and muggy with a chance of associated thundershowers. The associated cold front then sweeps eastward across the island Monday night bringing an end to the rain. High pressure returns for Tuesday into Wednesday morning with sunshine. A possible cold front sweeps through Wednesday evening bringing a threat of showers. High pressure returns for Thursday and Friday.

Precipitation.. Dry now through the weekend. Showers begin before dawn Monday morning resulting in an all day rain which could be heavy at times. Rain ends Monday night with the cold frontal passage. Tuesday dry. Could be a shower Wednesday. Dry for Thursday and Friday.

Temperatures.. Hopefully no more cold weather.. Still a little cool today but getting closer to normal. Near normal beginning tomorrow. Monday looks quite muggy.

Wind.. Light NW winds today shifting to E-NE for tomorrow and Sunday. Winds becoming southerly Sunday night increasing to brisk Monday then shifting to NW on Tuesday behind the cold front. Light and variable winds expected for the remainder of the work week.

Hazards.. Quite… Rain developing on Monday.

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

Forecast..

  • Today.. Sunny, light NW winds, highs 18
  • Tonight.. Clear, calm winds, lows 9
  • Tomorrow..  Sunny, light North winds highs 18
  • Sunday.. Sunny start, becoming cloudy, light NE-E winds, highs 17
  • Monday.. All day rain at times heavy, possible thundershowers, brisk south winds, muggy with highs 20
  • Tuesday.. Sunny, light NW winds, highs 19
  • Wednesday.. Cloudy with chance of showers, light SW winds, highs 25
  • Thursday.. Sunny, light NW winds, highs 20
  • Friday.. Sunny, light-brisk SW winds, highs 23