Friday, September 12, 2008

Friday September 12, 2008

** Fall color is starting to show up small pockets of northern Minnesota. Right now most trees are still Summer green but the Sugar Maples are already showing Orange and Reds - look for the best Sugar Maple peak color between September 25th and October 2nd. The best fall color in the Bay Lake area is between September 30th and October 5th but areas of fall color in wind sheltered areas will linger until mid October.

TODAY: Partly cloudy this morning and sunny this afternoon.

High: 71 degrees.

Wind: Southwest 4 to 8 mph.

Chance for rain today: 0%.

7 P.M. Weather: Partly cloudy with temperatures in the mid 60s and Southwest winds at 3 to 6 mph.

TONIGHT: Partly cloudy with areas of patchy fog.

Low: 49 degrees.

Wind: Light Winds.

Chance for rain tonight 0%.

SATURDAY: A mix of clouds and sun with a chance for scattered showers and thunderstorms.

High: 70 degrees

Wind: West-Southwest at 6 to 12 mph.

Chance for rain: 20% before noon and 40% during the afternoon and evening.

7 P.M. Partly cloudy with a chance for isolated showers - temperatures will be in the mid 60s.

Extended Outlook:

SUN...............64 Partly cloudy, breezy and cooler with a slight chance for an isolated afternoon shower - chance for rain is 20%.

MON...............67 Sunny to partly cloudy.

TUE...............73 Sunny to partly cloudy and warmer.

Average high through the extended period is 67 degrees and the average low is 47 degrees.

Bay Lake Climate Data.

Average high:....68 degrees

Average low:.....48 degrees.

Sunrise:...6:47 A.M.

Sunset:....7:30 P.M.

Jonathan Yuhas KARE 11 9/12/2008

Click on the boxes below to view live radar data from the National Weather Service in Minneapolis/St.Paul, Duluth/Superior and Fargo/Grand Forks. The radars will indicate active areas of thunderstorms and rain near the Bay Lake/Brainerd areas - Bay Lake is about 20 miles southeast of Brainerd.