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WEATHER: Friday, April 21 – Another day of possible light snow

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

Another chilly day with temperatures well below seasonal, with a risk of light snow or mist this morning.

The sun should be dodging around all day, between the clouds.

The temperature was between –1C and +0.5 early this morning with a high overcast of cloud.

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

All flights into and out of Charlottetown Airport are predicted to be on schedule today.

            WEATHER TODAY: A mix of sun and cloud.

            WIND: Variable and very light, becoming northeast light near noon.

            TEMPERATURE: Rising to about +4 by mid-day.

            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:

Partly cloudy 

TEMPERATURE: –2.

            WIND: Northeast, becoming light this evening

Tomorrow’s forecast for Saturday, April 22:

Yet again, a mix of sun and cloud. Becoming cloudy in the afternoon with a good chance of rain showers or flurries late in the afternoon.

TEMPERATURE: High maybe hitting +5.

            WIND: Becoming east, light, near noon.

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First light, twilight – 5:43 a.m.

Official Sunrise – 6:16 a.m. (One week ago it was 6:28 a.m.)

Official Sunset – 8:07 p.m. (One week ago it was 7:58p.m.)

Last light, twilight – 8:39 p.m.

Moonrise – 3:53 a.m., moonset at 2:26 p.m.

The official length of daylight today is 13 hours and 51 minutes.

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The highest temperature on record for April 21 on P.E.I. is +21.7 set in 1958.

The lowest temperature on record for this date is –6.1 set in 1972.

For April 21 on P.E.I. the average high is +7.9.

Average low for this date is –0.4.

The hot spot in Canada early this morning is at Esquimalt Harbour, B.C., where it was +10.3.

The coldest spot this morning nationally is again at Stefansson Island, Nunavut where it was –34.9.

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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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