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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.


    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.


LIVE STREAM of downtown Charlottetown to see weather conditions there, courtesy of the P.E.I. government and The Guild



    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


    Increasing cloudiness in the morning.


    WIND: Northwest, becoming light in the morning.


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.


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.


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

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