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WEATHER- Wednesday, Feb. 28: No snow event, yet

Cloudy with flurries, then mostly cloudy with a chance of sun.
Cloudy with flurries, then mostly cloudy with a chance of sun. ©THE GUARDIAN

Environment Canada is forecasting light snow this morning only, waiting for more snow tomorrow.

There had been a prediction of a full day of snow today but now it looks like that will happen Thursday.

Today is the first day of the year that the length of daylight is officially more than 11 hours.

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

FlyPEI shows one flight departing for Toronto around noon is on a half-hour delay. All other flights are showing to be on time. Check the airport web site for updates.

On P.E.I. today, early morning temperatures ranged from a high of -3.8 at North Cape to a low of -6.7 in Maple Plains.


    Mainly cloudy. Light snow beginning early this morning and ending near noon. Amount 2 cm.

    TEMPERATURE: up to +1.

    WIND: Around the east, light.


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



    Mainly cloudy.

    TEMPERATURE: Down to -6.

    WIND: East, medium, .


    Cloudy. Snow beginning late in the morning. Amount 5 cm. Amount 2 to 4 cm.

    TEMPERATURE: Up to around 0.

    WIND: East medium.


First light – 5:49 a.m.

Civil twilight – 6:24 a.m.

Official Sunrise – 6:54 a.m.

Official Sunset – 5:56 p.m.

Civil twilight ends – 6:26 p.m.

Last light – 7:01 p.m.

Moon – The moon rises this afternoon at 3:10 p.m., and sets tomorrow at 6:09 a.m.

The official length of daylight today is 11 hours, 2 minutes.


The highest temperature on record for Feb. 28 on P.E.I. is +11.3 set in 2000.

The lowest temperature on record for this date is –22.3 set in 1973.

For Feb. 28 on P.E.I., the average high is –1.8.

Average low for this date is -10.4.

The hot spot in Canada this morning was at Collingwood, Ont., where it was +8.5.

The coldest spot anywhere in Canada early this morning was at both Lac la Martre, North West Territories and Coral Harbour, Nunavut, where it was -31.1.


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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