It’ll still be warm in the Southland Wednesday, but a high pressure system that’s brought record temperatures this week is weakening and cooler temperatures are ahead – and even maybe some showers.

High temperatures Wednesday in downtown Los Angeles and other inland areas should hit about 83 degrees. The mercury will dip to the upper 70s Thursday and by Friday there’s a possibility of light rain with a high temperature of only about 71.

It’ll still be a good day at the beach Wednesday with temperatures topping out at about 76, but by Friday it’ll be only about 67 degrees.

Wednesday night it will be mostly clear except for patchy low clouds and fog after midnight. Lows in the mid 50s to around 60.

The forecast for Thursday calls for areas of low clouds and fog in the morning then partly cloudy.

In Coastal Orange County the forecast for Wednesday calls for mostly sunny. Highs 76 to 81.

Wednesday night it will be mostly clear in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Lows 52 to 57.

Thursday it will be partly cloudy in the morning, then becoming mostly sunny. Highs 73 to 78.

The ultraviolet index level in the Los Angeles area for Wednesday is a high 9, according to the weather service. A high exposure level reading of 7-9 means that a person could be sunburned in 7-8 minutes.

Here are the latest temperatures and conditions around Southern California:

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *