Friday, September 5, 2008

Friday September 5, 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 to mostly cloudy with a slight chance for a few sprinkles or a brief light shower.

High: 64 degrees.

Wind: West-Northwest 7 to 14 mph.

Chance for rain today: 20% all day.

7 P.M. Weather: Partly to mostly cloudy and cool with a slight chance for some sprinkles or brief light showers - chance for rain is 20% - temperatures will be in the upper 50s with West-Northwest winds at 5 to 10 mph.

TONIGHT: Partly to mostly cloudy skies with a chance for an isolated shower.

Low: 47 degrees.

Wind: Light Winds.

Chance for rain tonight 20%.

SATURDAY: Partly to mostly cloudy and cool with a chance for some isolated showers mainly in the late afternoon and evening.

High: 67 degrees

Wind: Southwest at 7 to 14 mph.

Chance for rain: 10% between 6 A.M. and 1 P.M. then 40% 1 P.M. through 6 P.M. and 50% after 6 P.M.

7 P.M. Partly to mostly cloudy and cool with a chance for spotty showers - chance for rain is 50% - temperatures will be around 60 degrees with Southwest winds at 7 to 14 mph.
Extended Outlook:

SUN...............58 Mostly cloudy and cool with periods of rain - chance for rain is 80% all day.

MON...............62 Cloudy in the morning with a chance for some spotty showers then a mix of clouds and sun in the afternoon - chance for rain in the morning is 30%.

TUE...............69 Partly cloudy, breezy and warmer.

Average high through the extended period is 70 degrees and the average low is 50 degrees.

Bay Lake Climate Data.

Average high:....70 degrees

Average low:.....50 degrees.

Sunrise:...6:39 A.M.

Sunset:....7:43 P.M.

Jonathan Yuhas KARE 11 9/05/2008

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.