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WEATHER-MONDAY, FEB.5: Weather statement ends

Cloudy and showers forecast for today.
Rain and showers today. ©THE GUARDIAN

Environment Canada has removed its special statement concerning possible heavy rain and flooding today.

The statement had been in place all weekend but was ended at 10:30 a.m. today.

By tomorrow, the weather is expected to start out mostly sunny with clouds increasing through the day and a temperature around -5.

Today, the Confederation Bridge currently open to all traffic but says a wind restriction could be put in place any time now, until about 2 p.m.

FlyPEI shows one late departure today at the Charlottetown Airport. Check the airport web site for updates.

On P.E.I. today, early morning temperatures ranged from a high of +6.1 in Stanhope, to a low of +0.7 at North Cape.

WEATHER TODAY:

    Rain. Fog patches. Amount 15 mm.

    TEMPERATURE: High around 10, with temperature falling to +5 this afternoon.

    WIND: South gusting to 60, becoming southeast gusting to 80 early this morning then west, gusting to 60 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:

    Rain showers changing to a few flurries and ending late this evening then clearing. Snowfall amount 2 cm.

    TEMPERATURE: Low around –11.

    WIND: Northwest gusting to 50

TOMORROW’S FORECAST FOR TUESDAY, FEB. 6:

    Increasing cloudiness in the morning.

    TEMPERATURE: High AROUND -5.

    WIND: Northwest, becoming light in the morning.

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First light – 6:23 a.m.

Civil twilight – 6:59

Official Sunrise – 7:31 a.m.

Official Sunset – 5:22 p.m.

Civil twilight ends – 5:54 p.m.

Last light – 6:29 p.m.

Moon – Rises this evening at 11:34 p.m., and sets tomorrow at 10:50 a.m.

The official length of daylight today is 9 hours, 51 minutes.

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The highest temperature on record for Feb. 5 on P.E.I. is +9.3 set in 2006.

The lowest temperature on record for this date is –24.0 set in 1985.

For Feb. 5 on P.E.I., the average high is –4.0.

Average low for this date is -13.3.

The hot spot in Canada this morning was at North Cowichan in B.C. where it was +9.7.

The coldest spot anywhere in Canada early this morning was at Kugaaruk, Nunavut where it was -49.2.

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The live-stream camera view courtesy of Confederation Bridge is not working at this time.

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