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Santa Ana Winds To Bring 80 Degree Temps Back To L.A. Thursday

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Have you noticed meek little wives with carving knives studying the edges of their husbands' necks, along with the distinct sensation that every booze party might just end in a fight? Well, you are not alone if so, for the National Weather Service has just officially confirmed that Raymond Chandler Weather (otherwise known as Santa Ana Winds) has returned to Los Angeles.

Warm Santa Ana Winds will blow through Los Angeles Thursday, bringing a considerable temperature bump with them. According to Tom Fisher, a meteorologist at the National Weather Service, the winds won't be particularly strong, but they will account for temperatures that are at least 10-plus degrees above normal. The NWS is forecasting a high of 82 degrees for downtown L.A. on Thursday; the average temperature for downtown L.A. during the month of March is 68.6 degrees, according to Fisher. Friday will be even warmer, though likely only by a degree or two. Temperatures will drop back down again on Saturday, and there is a slight chance of rain for Sunday.

There is currently a wind advisory in place until 2 p.m., but "this will not be a strong one," according to Fisher, who reports that the NWS isn't expecting to see any wind damage.

Related: Ask A Native Angeleno: What Makes The 'Santa Ana Winds' Different From Regular Old Wind?