We are experiencing the great gray May of 2023 in Los Angeles County, so enjoy it – Daily News

“May Gray” fills the scene of the Los Angeles skyline from Chinatown on Wednesday, May 24, 2023. (Photo by Dean Musgrove, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)

The National Weather Service calls it the “marine layer,” but that’s not quite as catchy as May Gray, the comfortable pause between cold and warm weather when people in Los Angeles County enjoy low heating and cooling bills. like SoCal. Gas and LADWP and residents can go without a jacket and without sunglasses.

According to NWS, “Unlike the sea breeze, which reforms almost daily along the east coast in summer, the marine layer can persist for days and weeks along the western coasts of the continents. This is particularly seen along the central and southern California coasts.”

But this year, forecasters say, the gray shroud of May that parks each year along the Los Angeles County coast is also moving closer to the foothills of the San Fernando Valley, the San Gabriel Valley and other areas. . Low pressure systems coming here from the north are helping to create the great gray May of 2023.

Meteorologists call it “reverse cleaning,” but who can remember that? Accuweather chimes in to reassure Angelenos that May Gray will start to heat up a bit, with high temperatures hovering in the 70s and clouds floating through until at least June 11 or so. Following? They call it “June Gloom.”

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