Environment & Science

April showers slowing down for SoCal

File photo of clouds.
File photo of clouds.
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You can hang up your umbrella this week.

National Weather Service meteorologist David Sweet said that while there's a slight chance of showers for the Monday afternoon, the storm system that spritzed the Southland over the weekend will clear out by Tuesday afternoon — at the latest — making way for warmer weather.

And a storm previously expected to bring rain to the area later this week will be missing the L.A. area after all.

“The storm system doesn’t look so good, it’s not moving in this direction anymore, so we’re only expecting cooler temperatures and clouds now,” Sweet said. 

Sweet said Angelenos should see sunny and warmer conditions by tomorrow, continuing into Wednesday with further warming.

Thursday and Friday will cool down a bit as a dry weather system brings in some clouds, followed by weekend weather in the 70s and 80s.

Despite predictions for a massive El Niño season, as of April 9 rainfall for 2016 was 54.23 percent of normal, according to KPCC's rainfall tracker.