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WEATHER: THURSDAY, April 19 – Complete mix, including rain: Snow tomorrow

Cloudy and showers, with a bit of sun possible today.
Sun, cloud, showers, then rain all possible today. ©THE GUARDIAN

Environment Canada is predicting a full gamut of spring weather today, from sun, clouds, showers and rain.

The day is expected to get warm, starting with sun and some clouds, then showers likely in the afternoon. Rain may settle in around the supper hour. Try to enjoy the temperatures up to around +8 this afternoon. It won’t last long.

The temperature drops overnight, heading to possible snow tomorrow as winds gust from the northeast, then from the northwest

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

FlyPEI shows all flights are predicted to be on schedule into and out of Charlottetown airport.  Check the airport web site for updates.

On P.E.I. today, early morning temperatures ranged from a high of +4.3 at East Point, to a low of +0.5 at North Cape.

WEATHER TODAY:

    A mix of sun and cloud. Becoming cloudy this afternoon with good chance of showers late this afternoon.

    TEMPERATURE: +8.

    UV INDEX: 5 (moderate)

    WIND: Southwest, becoming light this afternoon.

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Cindy Day, SaltWire Network’s chief meteorologist, will have the latest weather details throughout today at www.theguardian.pe.ca/weather as well as on Facebook and Twitter. Full video weather forecasts are available at 11:15 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

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

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TONIGHT’S PREDICTION

    Periods of rain changing to flurries after midnight. Rainfall amount 5 to 10 mm.

    TEMPERATURE: 0.

    WIND: Becoming northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 near midnight.

TOMORROW’S FORECAST FOR FRIDAY, April 20:

    Periods of snow. Amounts from 2 to 4 cm are possible

    TEMPERATURE: Steady around +1.

    WIND: Northeast gusting to 40, becoming northwest gusting to 50 near noon.

TONIGHT’S PREDICTION

Periods of rain changing to flurries after midnight. Rainfall amount 5 to 10 mm.

TEMPERATURE: 0.

WIND: Becoming northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 near midnight.

TOMORROW’S FORECAST FOR FRIDAY, April 20:

Periods of snow. Amounts from 2 to 4 cm are possible

TEMPERATURE: Steady around +1.

WIND: Northeast gusting to 40, becoming northwest gusting to 50 near noon.

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First light – 5:09 a.m.

Civil twilight – 5:48 a.m.

Official Sunrise – 6:19 a.m.

Official Sunset – 8:04 p.m.

Civil twilight ends – 8:36 p.m.

Last light – 9:15 p.m.

Length of Day – 13 hours and 44 minutes.

Moon – The moon rises this morning at 8:56 a.m., and sets early tomorrow at 12:17 a.m.

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The highest temperature on record for April 19 on P.E.I. is 18.3 set in 1987.

The lowest temperature on record for this date is -7.2 set in 1972.

For April 19 on P.E.I., the average high is +7.4.

Average low for this date is -0.8.

The hot spot in Canada this morning was at Sand Heads, B.C. where it was +9.0.

The coldest spot anywhere in Canada early this morning was at Eureka, Nunavut where it was -33.1.

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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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