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WEATHER: Special weather statement calls for snow, freezing rain, rain

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for P.E.I. as snow, freezing rain and rain are expected tomorrow and into Thursday.

A low pressure system approaching the Maritimes tomorrow is expected to bring snow late in the afternoon or early evening before changing over to rain.

Periods of freezing rain are expected during the changeover.

Environment Canada is forecasting snowfall amounts of around 10 centimetres with the possibility of more than 15 centimetres, especially in western parts of the province.

For today, Environment Canada is forecasting highs around -4C with sunny periods and increasing cloudiness.

There is a 60 per cent chance of flurries this afternoon.

Periods of light snow could end around midnight amounting to two centimetres.

Tonight’s temperatures will drop to around -11C.

Environment Canada forecast

Today - Sunny. Increasing cloudiness near noon then 60 per cent chance of flurries this afternoon. Wind northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this morning. Wind becoming southwest 20 this afternoon. High -4.

Tonight - Periods of light snow ending near midnight then partly cloudy. Amount 2 cm. Wind southwest 20 km/h becoming light this evening. Low -11.

Wednesday - Sunny. Increasing cloudiness in the afternoon then flurries. High -5. Night: Snow. Low -6.

Thursday - Snow or rain. Windy. High 2. Night: Clear. Low -15.

Friday - A mix of sun and cloud with 30 per cent chance of flurries. High -7. Night: Flurries. Low -9.

Saturday - Flurries. High zero. Night Cloudy with 60 per cent chance of flurries. Low -6.

Sunday - Cloudy with 60 per cent chance of flurries. High -2. Night: Cloudy with 60 per cent chance of flurries. Low -8.

Monday - Cloudy with 60 per cent chance of flurries. High -6.

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