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  1. #1 Southern California's summer to end with a chill: It was the coldest in decades 
    Southern California's summer to end with a chill: It was the coldest in decades
    September 21, 2010 | 7:26 am



    Farewell summer, we hardly knew ye!

    The last day of summer is Wednesday, but meteorologists say the season barely bothered to show up in the region this year. So cooler fall will make an almost noiseless entrance Thursday, hardly indistinguishable from the summer Southern Californians just experienced.

    “Summer played hooky on us. It never really showed up,” said Bill Patzert, a climatologist for the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Canada Flintridge. “We leaped from spring to fall.”

    Patzert said a low-pressure trough that stalled along the West Coast from Alaska to southern Baja California kept the summer cooler than usual, with many overcast days. Monthly temperatures in downtown Los Angeles from April to now have averaged between one to three degrees cooler than normal.

    Patzert said it’s one of the coolest summers in decades.
    LA Times
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    Dam that global warming.

    Still they are predicting 90's and maybe 100's this next week. Does not look like a Santa Ana event though.
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