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WEATHER: THURSDAY, Sept. 14 – Hot, muggy, maybe record setting

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Environment Canada today is predicting ahot, muggy day with a record-setting temperature a possibility.

On the other end of the scale, today is the first day of the fall season when the all-time record low was below zero, set in 1969

Early morning temperatures today ranged from a high of 17.6 at both Summerside and East Point, to a low of 15.7 at St. Peters.

The Confederation Bridge is open to all traffic and flowing smoothly with no wind advisories today.

All flights into and out of Charlottetown Airport are forecast to be on time today across the FlyPEI board.

WEATHER TODAY:

    Sunny, but becoming a mix of sun and cloud this afternoon.

    TEMPERATURE: High climbing to 25 by mid afternoon. Humidex, feel-like temperature reaching 30.

    WIND: Southwest, light.

    UV INDEX: 6 (high)

LIVE STREAM of downtown Charlottetown to see weather conditions there, courtesy of the P.E.I. government and The Guild

TONIGHT’S PREDICTIONS:

    A few clouds.

    TEMPERATURE: Low around 11.

    WIND: Southwest, light.

TOMORROW’S FORECAST FOR FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15:

    Mainly sunny.

    TEMPERATURE: High 20.

    WIND: Northeast, light, gusts to 30.

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First light – 5:43 a.m.

Civil twilight – 6:19

Official Sunrise – 6:49 a.m. (One week ago it was 6:39 a.m.)

Official Sunset – 7:27 p.m. (One week ago it was 7:43 p.m.)

Civil twilight ends – 7:58 p.m.

Last light – 8:33 p.m.

Moon – The moon rises early today at 12:27 a.m., then sets late this afternoon at 3:53 p.m.

The official length of daylight today is 12 hours, 38 minutes.

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The highest temperature on record for Sept. 14 on P.E.I. is 25.4 set in 2011.

The lowest temperature on record for this date is -0.6 set in 1969.

For Sept. 14 on P.E.I., the average high is 18.3

Average low for this date is 9.4.

The hot spot in Canada early this morning was at Long Point, Ont., where it was 20.3 overnight.

The coldest spot anywhere in Canada early this morning was at Cape Liverpool, Nunavut where it was –8.5.

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Below is a live-stream camera view courtesy of Confederation Bridge to give a sense of weather conditions at that location.

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