ANOTHER COLD MORNING WITH SANTA ANA WINDS...
Mostly clear skies and a cool and dry air mass is making for another very chilly morning across the region. Temperatures are in the 20s and 30s in the wind sheltered coastal and valley areas. Strong, gusty Santa Ana winds are still blowing as well. High pressure over the Great Basin with an area of low pressure off the coast continues to produce the offshore flow..For more details on the strong Santa Ana winds and cold morning temperatures-CLICK ON THE IMAGE TO THE LEFT..
The winds should start to decrease by mid-morning today and the afternoon looks nice with sunny and slightly milder temperatures. Tomorrow should see less wind and even warmer temperatures.
*A FREEZE WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE INTERIOR VALLEYS OF VENTURA COUNTY UNTIL 9AM. FROST ADVISORIES ARE IN EFFECT FOR THE IE AND COACHELLA VALLEY. HIGH WIND WARNINGS ARE ALSO STILL IN EFFECT FOR THE INLAND EMPIRE, ORANGE COUNTY , THE SANTA ANA MOUNTAINS AND THE SAN BERNARDINO CO. MTNS. WIND ADVISORIES ARE IN EFFECT FOR MOST OF L.A. & VENTURA COUNTY*
High temperatures today will range from the upper 50s through the mid 60s in most coastal and valley locations. Downtown L.A. (USC) should reach 66 (average is 68). Coastal area highs will range from 62-64 and the valleys and Inland Empire will top off between 58-64. Lancaster will reach 49, Hesperia 48, Apple Valley 49, Big Bear 42 and Palm Springs 61.
L.A. Quick Check:
Today: Breezy & Milder 66
Tuesday: Sunny 70
Wednesday: Dry & Nice 70
RickOmeter for *LOS ANGELES* Today (Scale of 1-10 with a 10 the best weather): 6
VERY ACTIVE weather with snow, wind and cold temperatures continue across parts of the US. Click on the map to the left for today's national forecast.
Rick's Weather Extra: Downtown L.A. (USC) received .09" of rain last Saturday bringing our season to date total to just .86". This is 1.64" BELOW the season to date AVERAGE of 2.50". Is there any more rain coming in the near future? Doesn't look like it! Check out the latest 8-14 day precipitation outlook just issued by the Climate Prediction Center. The forecast map is to the left..
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