Cool Break for Los Angeles Midweek, Possible Snow

By Samantha-Rae Tuthill, AccuWeather.com Staff Writer
December 19, 2013; 9:05 PM ET
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After a warm start to the week, temperatures will take into Friday.

After highs tapped out in the lower 80s on Monday, Tuesday stayed in the upper 70s, falling just short of the 80-degree mark.

A change began Wednesday, however, when skies were mostly overcast. The high temperature for the day didn't even reach the 70s..

Thursday's temperature will fall even further, struggling to maintain 60 degrees as an afternoon high. Showers will be likely in the afternoon as the sky stays mostly cloudy through the overnight.

By Friday the temperatures will begin to climb again, paving the way for a mostly sunny weekend with highs in the 70s.

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Lows during the overnight hours this week will fluctuate with the daytime temperatures, dipping slightly from the mid-50s at the start of the week to the middle 40s on Thursday into Friday.

Some snow may even fall in the area during these days. AccuWeather.com Meteorologist Ken Clark said that accumulations of 3 to 6 inches will be likely above 6,000 feet. A few inches may also build up at elevations of 4,000-5,000 feet.

Tune in to AccuWeather Live Mornings every weekday at 7 a.m. EST. We will be talking about the upcoming weekend storm and weather leading up to Christmas.

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