Southern California will see overcast skies and chilly temperatures this Memorial Day weekend, dashing hopes for sunshine in the course of the unofficial begin to summer time, in line with forecasters.
A persistent marine layer is hanging over the area, bringing below-average temperatures and overcast skies, the Nationwide Climate Service stated. The clouds will linger over the weekend and into subsequent week.
“The marine layer and people clouds are stretching all throughout the coasts and up into the coastal slopes,” meteorologist David Candy with the Nationwide Climate Service workplace in Oxnard stated Friday.
“There’s that saying about Could grey,” Candy stated. “Effectively, that’s going to transition into June gloom.”
Mornings will begin off overcast by way of Sunday with temperatures within the mid- to higher 60s, in line with forecasters. There might be a slight warming by the tip of Sunday, however the cooler marine layer is predicted to retains temperatures low.
“There’s that 20% to 40% likelihood of a quick clearing, the place the solar can shine by way of, however in any other case it’s going to be cloudy,” Candy stated.
It’s nonetheless unsure how a lot the marine layer will prolong into subsequent week, in line with the climate service. Afternoons ought to stay cool for the subsequent few days, because of a cool onshore breeze.