MILD & SUNNY AFTER AM CLOUDS
An onshore flow and deep marine layer will produce low clouds this morning and cooler than average afternoon temperatures. Skies should be sunny in all areas by late morning. Gusty winds will blow in the deserts, mountains and along the coast. Click on the image to the left for this morning's satellite image. The low pressure system responsible for this pattern is clearly visible over the Pacific Northwest.
A HIGH SURF ADVISORY is in effect until 11 am and WIND ADVISORIES are set to go in effect again for some mountain and desert areas this afternoon. Winds out the west to southwest could gust to over 40 mph.
High temperatures today will range from the mid to upper 60s at the immediate coast to the mid 70s inland. Downtown L.A. (USC) should reach 72 (average is 75)...High Temperatures: Coastal Areas 65-69..Valleys/Inland Empire 72-76, Big Bear 62, Hesperia 73, Lancaster 75.
RickOmeter for *LOS ANGELES* Today (Scale of 1-10 with a 10 the best weather): 8
The deep marine layer and onshore flow pattern is expected through the holiday weekend. Clearing will be slow and temperatures will be below average each day. Gusty, cool onshore winds will continue in the deserts, mountains and along the coast. The new 6-10 temperature outlook released by the climate prediction center keeps temperatures BELOW average for the next 10 days. Click on the image to the left for more details.
Active weather with the threat of more severe thunderstorms continues across parts of the country. Click on the image to the left for today's national forecast.
Rick's Weather Extra: As we head towards the Memorial Day weekend and the summer season, many are heading on their boats. This week has been designated as "National Safe Boating Week". Check out this link for more information: http://www.nws.noaa.gov/os/marine/safeboating/
FOX 11 Meteorologist