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Few flurries possible later today across PEI..

Monday, March 18th 7:15am.. A trough of low pressure currently NW f the region will sweep across the island later today with cloud and few flurries. High pressure will then approach and pass south of the Maritimes on Wednesday morning. Things then start to get a bit complicated. Low pressure approaches from the west then merges with another low pressure system moving up the Atlantic seaboard and moves through the Maritimes Friday night into Saturday. There is a wide range of scenarios from the various computer models. The deepening system pulls away to the NE on Sunday.

Precipitation.. Few Flurries later today then dry until Thursday night when rain develops then changes to flurries on Friday afternoon. Flurries again on Saturday and Sunday.

Temperatures.. Slightly below normal today and tomorrow. Normal on Wednesday. At or Above normal on Thursday through Sunday.

Wind.. Light-brisk WSW winds today, light west winds, tomorrow shifting back to SW on Wednesday. Increasing SW winds on Thursday shifting to light westerly on Friday.

Hazards.. Quiet next few days..

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

Forecast..

  • Today.. Sunny start becoming cloudy with few flurries developing, light-brisk WSW winds,  highs -2
  • Tonight.. Cloudy with a few flurries ending then clearing, light west winds, lows -11
  • Tomorrow.. Sunny, light west winds, highs -1
  • Wednesday.. Sunny, light SW winds, highs +2
  • Thursday.. Sunny, becoming cloudy with rain towards midnight, brisk SW winds, highs +7
  • Friday.. Shower and /or flurries, light west winds, highs +5
  • Saturday.. Cloudy, showers/flurries, brisk NW winds, highs +2
  • Sunday.. Cloudy, showers/flurries, brisk west winds, highs +4
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Brisk west winds expected across PEI today..

Sunday, March 17th 9:00am… A strong low pressure system in Labrador continues to deepen today. This is resulting in the brisk NW winds across the island which will continue for the next couple days. A series of upper air disturbances will cross the Maritimes over the next couple days resulting in cloudy periods with few flurries. High pressure, which has been trying to build in from the wets will finally crest over the island Wednesday morning before drifting away to the east. The long range beginning on Thursday is very unclear as all the models are handling the next disturbance differently. The middle of the pack scenario will be a cold front moves across the region Thursday night with some cloud and showers/flurries. A second front moves through on Friday evening. Low pressure then develops along this front

Precipitation.. Chance of a Few flurries next couple days. Dry for Tuesday and Wednesday. Thursday is when the uncertainty begins… Looks like rain and snow showers start during the afternoon ending Thursday night. Snow redevelops Friday evening when a second front approaches. Low pressure then develops along this front early Saturday morning near Cape Breton and tracks NE through Newfoundland resulting in a snowier colder solution for PEI. This will change with new model runs.

Temperatures.. Below normal today through Tuesday. At or slightly above normal for Wednesday – Friday. Slightly below normal for Saturday.

Wind.. Brisk westerly today, Light-brisk SW tomorrow then light NW on Tuesday. Brisk SW winds on Wednesday and Thursday then northerlies develop on Friday and Saturday.

Hazards.. Fairly quiet next few days..

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

Forecast..

  • Today.. Sun and cloud, chance of flurries, brisk west winds, highs -3
  • Tonight.. Few clouds, light-brisk west winds, lows -10
  • Tomorrow.. Sun and cloud, chance of a few flurries, light-brisk SW winds, highs -2
  • Tuesday.. Sunny, light NW winds, highs -2
  • Wednesday.. Sunny, increasing SW winds, highs +1
  • Thursday.. Flurries or showers, brisk SW winds, highs +7
  • Friday.. Snow developing, winds shifting to north, highs +4
  • Saturday.. Flurries, brisk north winds, highs -5
  • Sunday.. Sun and cloud, NW winds, highs

Continues mild today across PEI..

Saturday, March 16th 7:20am… Fairly quiet weather pattern across the Maritimes nest few days. The cold crossed the island early this morning, a second cold front will sweep across the island early this evening. High pressure will then approach and pass by to the south of the region on Wednesday.  Clouds once again spread across the island on Wednesday night ahead of an approaching cold front which should sweep across the island on Friday.

Precipitation… Few rain showers ending this morning then a few flurries developing later today as that second cold front approaches. Few flurries linger for tomorrow and Monday. Dry for Tuesday and Wednesday. Snow develops Thursday morning mixes with rain for later Thursday into Friday.

Temperatures.. Remaining above normal today but turning colder this evening with the cold frontal passage. At or slightly below normal for tomorrow through Wednesday. Mild again on Thursday and Friday. One day cool down foe Saturday.

Wind.. Light southerlies now will shift to brisk westerlies later today with the cold frontal passage. Light-brisk W-NW winds then expected though Tuesday. Brisk SW winds for Wednesday and Thursday.

Hazards.. Any wet surfaces may freeze later this evening as temps fall below zero.

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

Forecast..

  • Today.. Cloudy, chance of a shower, light-brisk SW winds, highs +7
  • Tonight.. Cloudy, chance of a flurrie, brisk west winds, lows -6
  • Tomorrow.. Sun and cloud, chance of a flurrie, brisk west winds, highs -1
  • Monday.. Sun and cloud, chance of a flurrie, brisk west winds, highs -1
  • Tuesday.. Sunny, light west winds, highs 0
  • Wednesday.. Sunny, light winds, highs +1
  • Thursday.. Snow and rain developing, brisk SW winds, highs +7
  • Friday.. Rain, brisk SW winds, highs +7

 

Rain expected later today across PEI..

Friday, March 15th 6:00am.. A warm front oriented NW-SE is currently located across New England is moving NE and will cross the island later this evening. Rain and mild temperatures will accompany this feature. A pair of cold fronts oriented N-S will then cross the region on Saturday afternoon then Saturday night. The first front is rather intense and will bring a second round of rain and the outside chance of a rumble of thunder.  A weak low pressure slides by to the SE on Monday but should stay far enough south otherwise High pressure will then be in control through Wednesday. A low pressure system and associated cold front will be approaching on Thursday with a mix of rain and snow.

Precipitation.. Rain spreads across the island late this afternoon ending about mid evening which will mark the warm frontal passage. Rain then redevelops before dawn as the first front approaches and could be heavy at times ending by noon. Basically dry then until Thursday morning when some snow and or rain begins.

Temperatures.. Well above normal today and tomorrow then at or slightly below normal Sunday through Wednesday. Mild on Thursday followed by a cool down for Friday.

Wind.. Increasing southerly winds today peaking near suppertime with gusts to 80 KMH. Brisk SW winds tomorrow followed by westerlies for Sunday and Monday.

Hazards.. Rainfall and snow melt will result in water issues. Water on ponding on roads. Winds may cause issues later today on the bridge for high sided vehicles.

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

Forecast..

  • Today.. Cloudy with rain developing late this afternoon, increasing south winds peaking near suppertime with gusts to 80 KMH, highs +8
  • Tonight.. Cloudy, chance of showers. Rain at times heavy developing after midnight, brisk SW winds, temps steady near +5
  • Tomorrow.. Rain ending near dawn, brisk SW winds, highs +8
  • Sunday.. Sun and cloud, brisk west winds, highs 0
  • Monday.. Sun and cloud, brisk west winds, highs 0
  • Tuesday.. Sun and cloud, light NW winds, highs -3
  • Wednesday..Sun and cloud, very light and variable winds, highs +1
  • Thursday.. Rain and/or snow, brisk south winds, highs +6
  • Friday.. Flurries, NW winds, highs -2

Sunny and mild today across PEI..

Thursday, March 14th 6:15am.. An area of high pressure is currently passing south of the Maritimes and will give sunny mild conditions to the island today. A warm front will approach later Today with increasing clouds and will cross the Maritimes late Friday. Rain and mild temperatures will continue with this feature. The associated cold front will then move across the island suppertime on Saturday which will be accompanied by clearing skies and falling temperatures. An upper level disturbance will then cross Monday night into Tuesday morning with some cloud and chance of a flurrie, otherwise high pressure in control with dry conditions.

Precipitation.. Rain begins Friday evening tapering to showers by noon then ending. Few flurries possible Saturday night and again Monday night.

Temperatures.. Above normal today through Saturday. Cool down Saturday evening  followed by slightly below normal for Sunday through Tuesday. Another big warm-up begins on Wednesday.

Wind.. Very light SW winds today and tonight. Increasing southerlies tomorrow, light-brisk SW on Saturday followed by light-brisk westerlies on Sunday through Monday.

Hazards.. Rainfall and snow melt will lead to water issues. Water on roads. Brisk-strong south winds will peak tomorrow evening with gusts to 80 KMH which may put restrictions on bridge. Plan accordingly.

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

Forecast..

  • Today.. Nice day.. Get outside.. Sunny, very light SW winds highs +6
  • Tonight.. Clear, calm lows, -3
  • Tomorrow.. Increasing clouds with rain late, increasing south winds peaking mid-late evening with gusts to 80 KMH, highs +7
  • Saturday.. Rain ending near noon then partial clearing, Light-brisk SW winds,  highs +8
  • Sunday.. Sun and cloud, light-brisk west winds, highs 0
  • Monday.. Sun and cloud chance of a flurrie late, light-brisk west winds, highs 0
  • Tuesday.. Sunny, light north winds, highs -1
  • Wednesday.. Sunny, light SW winds, highs +2

Turning milder across PEI next few days..

Wednesday, March 13th 6:45am..  An area of high pressure centered along the US mid Atlantic coast vicinity Virginia continues to drift east and will pass south of the Maritimes tomorrow morning.  A large area of low pressure moving NE through the Great Lakes and Quebec will spread rain across the island beginning late Friday evening. The associated cold front then sweeps across the region Saturday evening  bringing an end to the mild conditions. High pressure then approaches and dominates through early next week,

Precipitation.. Rain begin late Friday tapering to showers by dawn Saturday then over to flurries Saturday evening then dry through Thursday next week.

Temperatures.. At or above this period with well above for Friday and Saturday.

Wind.. Light NW now dropping off to calm tonight then light SW tomorrow. Increasing southerlies on Friday peaking in the afternoon with gusts to 80 KMH. Brisk SW on Saturday then westerly on Sunday.

Hazards.. Rain and snow melt Friday into into Saturday may cause water issues. Wind on Friday may cause bridge restrictions.

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

Forecast..

  • Today.. Clearing, light NW winds, highs +1
  • Tonight.. Clear, calm winds, lows -8
  • Tomorrow.. Sunny start increasing clouds late, light-brisk SW winds, highs +4
  • Friday.. Cloudy, rain developing late evening,  brisk-strong south winds, highs +10
  • Saturday.. Showers changing to flurries,brisk SW winds, highs +11
  • Sunday.. Clearing, brisk west winds, highs -1
  • Monday.. Sunny,light NW winds, highs -2
  • Tuesday.. Sunny, light NW winds, highs -4
  • Wednesday.. Sunny, brisk SW winds, highs +2

 

Few flurries expected today across PEI..

Tuesday, March 12th  6:50am… High pressure will slide by to the south of the Maritimes today and tomorrow which will give sunshine to the region. Some cloud expected tomorrow night as a weak frontal system moves through. Clouds will begin to invade later Thursday as a large area of low pressure approaches from the Great Lakes with rain developing Friday along with some very mild temperatures. The associated cold front sweeps through late Saturday evening followed by a cool down. High pressure approaches for Sunday and Monday..

Precipitation.. Few flurries today, Dry Wednesday and Thursday.. Rain begins Friday noonish becoming heavy at night ending by noon Saturday. Flurries Sunday..

Temperatures.. Normal today and tomorrow. Above normal Thursday through Saturday, Normal Sunday. slightly below normal for Monday and Tuesday.

Wind.. Light-brisk W-NW winds today and tomorrow.

Hazards… Fairly quiet.. Concern will be on Friday night with heavy rain and snow melt causing water issues.

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

Forecast..

  • Today.. Sun and cloud, chance of a few flurries, light-brisk W-NW winds, highs +1
  • Tonight.. Clear, light WNW winds, lows -8
  • Tomorrow.. Sunny, light-brisk WNW winds, highs -1
  • Thursday.. Clouding over, light SW winds, highs +5
  • Friday.. Rain, brisk-strong south winds, highs +7
  • Saturday.. Rain ending, light-brisk SW winds, highs +9
  • Sunday.. Flurries, light-brisk WNW winds, highs 0
  • Monday.. Sunny, light west winds, highs -3
  • Tuesday.. Sunny, light NW winds, highs -3