By CBSLA Staff

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Several Southern California communities woke up to gray skies, cooler temperatures, and drizzle Wednesday morning.

A thick marine layer kept usually-sunny Southern California rather gray, and temperatures were down, making conditions feel more like June gloom, instead of mid-August, according to CBS2/KCAL9’s Amber Lee. Temperatures on Wednesday could drop as much as 20 degrees below average.

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Students on their way to school in some areas were unprepared and had to double back for a hoodie jacket or an umbrella due to the drizzle falling at about 8 a.m. However, this week’s low-pressure system is expected to move out of the region by Thursday afternoon.

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Temperatures are expected to warm back up by Sunday.