Unseasonably warm and dry weather is expected to give way to cooler temperatures and a slight chance of light rain overnight Thursday and into Friday, forecasters say.
This week's warmer-than-average weather is expected to be replaced by temperatures in the lower to mid-60s starting Thursday as a low-pressure system moves in, bringing with it cloudy skies and that chance of long-absent rain.
Patchy drizzle is possible in some areas in the morning, building to a 20% chance of rain at night, according to the
Even if it does rain, little in the way of relief for a severely parched Southland is expected. Rainfall amounts likely will remain under a 10th of an inch, according to the weather service.
Partly cloudy skies are expected through the weekend, with daytime temperatures hovering around 60 degrees in most areas.
As for Wednesday, a dense fog advisory remained in effect for the Los Angeles basin through 9 a.m., but skies were expected to clear later, with temperatures in the mid-70s for most of the region.