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WEATHER-FRIDAY, FEB.9: Mix of sun, cloud

Mix of cloud and sun today.  ©THE GUARDIAN
Mix of cloud and sun today. ©THE GUARDIAN

With a mix of cloud and sun and temperatures below zero, today is a bit more like winter compared to a few days ago.

Today is also the first time this year that the total daylight exceed ten hours.

Today, the Confederation Bridge currently open to all traffic with no warnings in place.

 FlyPEI shows all arrivals and departures are on time today. Check the airport web site for updates.

On P.E.I. today, early morning temperatures ranged from a high of -9.1 as East Point, to a low of -18.4 at Maple Plains.

WEATHER TODAY: 

    Mix of sun and cloud.

    TEMPERATURE: Around -6

    WIND: Becoming southwest, light, near noon

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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:

    Increasing cloudiness with a good chance of flurries overnight.

    TEMPERATURE: Dropping to -9

    WIND: Southwest, becoming light late this evening

TOMORROW’S FORECAST FOR SATURDAY, FEB. 10:

    Periods of light snow changing to a few rain showers in the afternoon. Snowfall amount 2 c.m.

    TEMPERATURE: Up to +3.

    WIND: Becoming south, gusting to 40 late in the morning.

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First light – 6:18 a.m.

Civil twilight – 6:54

Official Sunrise – 7:25 a.m.

Official Sunset – 5:28 p.m.

Civil twilight ends – 5:59 p.m.

Last light – 6:35 p.m.

Moon – Rose at 2:39 a.m., and sets just after noon, as 12:24 p.m.

The official length of daylight today is 10 hours, 3 minutes.

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The highest temperature on record for Feb. 9 on P.E.I. is +5.8 set in 2001.

The lowest temperature on record for this date is –26.1 set in 1948.

For Feb. 9 on P.E.I., the average high is –3.8.

Average low for this date is -13.0.

The hot spot in Canada this morning was at both Sheringham Point and Race Rocks Lightstation in B.C. where it was +7.1.

The coldest spot anywhere in Canada early this morning was at Hall Beach, Nunavut, where it was -45.0.

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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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