An ‘abnormal,’ monsoon-like weather pattern hits Southern California.
For the Southern California area, it was a classic fall day in the making.
Not only was Halloween a day off, but today was officially the second day of fall.
At 9 a.m., forecasters predicted sunshine and fair skies. A high of 84 was expected. By today’s 6 a.m. forecast, the high will be 78.
Sunshine and fair skies is in the forecast for the Southern California area as much of the day begins. KABC
While the forecast was sunny and clear, the air did feel much cooler at the airport than on the ground.
Airplanes took off and landed earlier than normal due to poor visibility, especially in some spots. The good news is no weather is out of the question in Southern California.
“I think that it’s a pretty mild fall day,” National Weather Service meteorologist Dan Wiedenfeld said. “The next front [expected at some point in the afternoon] will probably not start until around 4 p.m.”
Today’s forecast for the San Gabriel Valley. KABC
What he wanted to see more of was showers. But due to the heat, he said, it was hard to say how many showers might be on the way.
“We’ll get some showers,” he said. “But we don’t have a lot — maybe we’ll get a shower at some point.”
But they won’t be of the severe variety that has caused heavy rain in places.
“It’s looking a little drier tonight in fact, which is good,” Wiedenfeld said as he looked out over the city of Los Angeles.
It will be a dry day at the airport, but that will not mean the weather won’t change, according to meteorologists.
“We’ve definitely got a pretty nice day ahead of us,” Wiedenfeld said. “It’s been warm over the last couple of days, so it’s still gonna be warm enough.”
While the weather will definitely be cool at night, as fall moves into full swing, you can expect a cooler morning and afternoon. It’s the typical fall pattern that we’ve gotten through the past few days.
“You’re not getting out until about an hour after sun