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WEATHER- Tuesday, Feb. 13: Sunny, very cold wind

Mix of cloud and sun today.  ©THE GUARDIAN
Mainly sunny. ©THE GUARDIAN

Environment Canada is predicting that it will be mainly sunny today, but a cold northwest wind is giving bitter feel-like temperatures around -25C.

By the way, tomorrow is Valentine’s Day. You know what to do!

Confederation Bridge is currently open to all traffic with no warnings in place.

FlyPEI shows all arrivals and departures are on time today. Check the airport web site for updates.

On P.E.I. today, early morning temperatures ranged from a high of -9.3 at East Point to a low of -12.3 at North Cape.

WEATHER TODAY: 

    Mainly sunny.

    TEMPERATURE: Falling to -13 this morning, then steady. Cold wind chill around -25 this morning.

    WIND: Northwest gusting to 50, becoming light late this afternoon.

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

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TONIGHT’S PREDICTIONS:

    Clear. Becoming partly cloudy this evening.

    TEMPERATURE: Down to about -16, but the temperature is expected to rise to around -8 by morning.

    WIND: Becoming southwest, medium, after midnight.

TOMORROW’S FORECAST FOR WEDNESDAY, FEB. 14:

VALENTINE’S DAY

    Mainly cloudy.

    TEMPERATURE: Up to +2

    WIND: Southwest, gusting to 60.

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First light – 6:13 a.m.

Civil twilight – 6:48

Official Sunrise – 7:19 a.m.

Official Sunset – 5:34 p.m.

Civil twilight ends – 6:05 p.m.

Last light – 6:40 p.m.

Moon – Rose this morning at 6:00 a.m., and sets this afternoon, as 3:31 p.m.

The official length of daylight today is 10 hours, 15 minutes.

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The highest temperature on record for Feb. 13 on P.E.I. is +10.8 set in 1999.

The lowest temperature on record for this date is –26.1 set in 1967.

For Feb. 13 on P.E.I., the average high is –3.6.

Average low for this date is -12.8.

The hot spot in Canada this morning was at Cumshewa Island in B.C. where it was +8.4.

The coldest spot anywhere in Canada early this morning was at Hall Beach, Nunavut, where it was -48.5.

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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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