Sunshine expected next few days across PEI..

Friday, August 31st 8:00am.. A cold front swept across the island yesterday morning bringing some cloud and isolated showers. The air is noticeable cooler this morning as well behind the cold front. A area of high pressure centered in central Quebec will drift eastward passing of the region on Saturday. Generally clear skies and light north winds will continue. Once the high moves east, winds will shift around to the south moderating temperatures and humidities once again for Sunday. A frontal system oriented E-W will then slowly begin drift south from northern Quebec bringing cloud and chance of showers for Monday. Unfortunately this front will stall in this E-W orientation over the Maritimes through Thursday accompanied by varying amounts of cloud and showers.  High pressure returns for Friday.

Precipitation… Generally dry conditions expected til Monday afternoon then increasing chances of showers as that frontal system approaches from the north. Just a chance of a shower Tuesday and Wednesday. Better chance on Thursday as an area of low pressure ripples eastward along this stalled front. Dry conditions return on Friday. Best chance for any real rainfall will be Thursday.

Temperatures.. Normal conditions expected today and tomorrow with highs near 20. The warmth returns on Sunday through Tuesday then back to normal for Wednesday. Cool conditions on Friday

Wind.. Very light northerly today dropping off to calm tonight then very light easterly tomorrow. Light SW winds Monday through Tuesday shifting to northerly on Wednesday.

Hazards.. Quiet next few days..

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

Forecast..

  • Today.. Sunny, very light north winds, highs 20
  • Tonight.. Clear, fog patches developing after sunset, calm winds, lows 11
  • Tomorrow.. Sunny, very light east winds, highs 21
  • Sunday.. Sunny, light SW winds, highs 24
  • Monday.. Increasing clouds with slight chance of a shower late, light SW winds, highs 26
  • Tuesday.. Cloudy, slight chance of a shower, light SW winds, highs 26
  • Wednesday.. Sun and cloud, light north winds, highs 21
  • Thursday.. Cloudy with showers, Brisk SW winds, highs 22
  • Friday.. Sun and cloud, north winds, highs 16
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