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WEATHER: FRIDAY, Oct. 20 – Showers, then clearing, temperatures falling

Cloudy and showers, with a bit of sun possible today.
Cloudy and showers, with a bit of sun possible today.

Environment Canada today is predicting that today will bring a mix of weather, starting with cloud and a chance of showers, then a chilly northwest wind developing this afternoon.

On P.E.I. today, early morning temperatures ranged from a high of 14.9 at east Point, to a low of 13.0 in St. Peters.

The Confederation Bridge is open to all traffic today and flowing smoothly with no wind advisories.

All flights into and out of Charlottetown Airport are showing to be on time.

WEATHER TODAY:

    Cloudy with good chance of showers early this morning, then a mix of sun and cloud.

    TEMPERATURE: Rising slowly to 15 by noon, then falling slowly in the afternoon as the wind shifts to northwest.

    WIND: Southwest gusting to 50, becoming northwest gusting to 50 near noon.

    UV INDEX: 3 (moderate)

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: down to +7

    WIND: Remaining northwest, gusting to 50.

TOMORROW’S FORECAST FOR SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21:

    A mix of sun and cloud, with a small chance of showers early in the morning.

    TEMPERATURE: Getting up to 9.

    WIND: Remaining northwest, gusting to 50.

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First light – 6:31 a.m.

Civil twilight – 7:06

Official Sunrise – 7:36 a.m. (One week ago it was 7:27 a.m.)

Official Sunset – 6:18 p.m. (One week ago it was 6:31 p.m.)

Civil twilight ends – 6:49 p.m.

Last light – 7:24 p.m.

Moon – The moon today is a daytime moon, rising at 8:10 a.m. and setting at 7:09 p.m.

The official length of daylight today is 10 hours, 42 minutes.

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The highest temperature on record for Oct. 20 on P.E.I. is 21.7 set in 1963.

The lowest temperature on record for this date is -4.0 set in 2008.

For Oct. 20 on P.E.I., the average high is 10.9.

Average low for this date is 3.1.

The hot spot in Canada this morning was next door at Beaver Island, N.S., where it was 15.6.

The coldest spot anywhere in Canada early this morning was once again at Eureka, Nunavut, where it was –29.7.

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

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