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Light Showers Hit Southern California

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    Light showers sprinkled the Southland on Monday as temperatures reached unseasonably cool levels.

    In Los Angeles, the high was listed at 72 degrees with a low of 60. Humidity reach 74 percent, and light showers were reported in the area. On Monday night, a 20 percent chance of showers was expected, with a low around 57, according to the National Weather Service.

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    One-tenth of an inch of rain was expected in most areas, with one-quarter in the foothills.

    In Orange County, Monday's light showers were responsible for a few early morning fender benders. The high near John Wayne Airport was around 68 degrees with an overnight low of 59, according to NWS.

    The cool weather was expected to continue through mid-week, with a 30 percent of rain on Tuesday and Wednesday, according to the Weather Channel.

    This week's weather is a welcomed cool down in some areas, as records were met or broken last week. On Sept. 27, downtown Los Angeles recorded an all-time record high of 113 degrees. Long Beach tied a record set in 1961 with high temperatures reaching 111 degrees.

    On Friday, thunderstorms knocked out power for more than 47,000 Southern California Edison customers throughout Orange County, and prompted the closure of Fullerton Community College.