It’s not June gloom, but the Southland is in for another overcast day Wednesday, even if temperatures will be a bit warmer.

The mercury should climb to about 77 degrees later in the afternoon downtown Los Angeles and in other inland areas.

And don’t expect a great weekend ahead. Temperatures will be on a gradual cooling trend through the week, topping out in the upper 60s by Saturday and Sunday with even a chance of showers by then.

The National Weather Service forecast for Los Angeles and vicinity on Wednesday calls for low clouds and fog in the morning then partly cloudy. Highs from the mid 60s to around 70 at the beaches to the mid 70s inland.

Wednesday night it will be partly cloudy early then low clouds and fog. Lows around 60.

The forecast for Thursday calls low clouds and fog in the morning then partly cloudy. Highs from the mid 60s at the beaches to the mid 70s inland.

In Coastal Orange County the forecast for Wednesday calls for a cloudy morning and becoming partly cloudy. Highs

67 to 72.

Wednesday night it will be partly cloudy in the evening and then becoming cloudy. Lows 55 to 60.

Thursday it will be cloudy in the morning and becoming partly cloudy. Highs 66 to 71.

The ultraviolet index level in the Los Angeles area for Wednesday is a high 9, according to the weather service. A very high exposure level reading of 10, or greater, means a fair skinned person could suffer a sunburn in about four minutes if not protected.

Here are the latest temperatures and conditions around Southern California:

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