** 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: Mostly sunny and pleasant.
High: 67 degrees.
Wind: Southwest 6 to 12 mph.
Chance for rain today: 0%.
7 P.M. Weather: Clear skies with light winds and temperatures around 60 degrees.
TONIGHT: Clear to partly cloudy.
Low: 47 degrees.
Wind: Southeast 6 to 12 mph.
Chance for rain tonight 0%.
WEDNESDAY: It will be breezy with partly cloudy skies in the morning then becoming cloudy during the afternoon with a slight chance for isolatd showers after 4 P.M.
High: 67 degrees
Wind: Southeast at 10 to 20 mph.
Chance for rain: 20% after 4 P.M.
7 P.M. Mostly cloudy with a chance for scattered showers mainly after 10 P.M. - Chance for rain is 20% from 4 P.M. to 8 P.M. then 30% from 8 P.M. to 10 P.M. and 40% after 10 P.M. through 6 A.M. Thursday morning - temperatures at 7 P.M. will be in teh low 60s but it will feel cooler with breezy Southeast winds at 10 to 20 mph.
THU...............68 Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms - chance for rain is 80% all day.
FRI...............70 Cloudy in the morning until sunrise then partly cloudy.
SAT...............67 Partly to mostly cloudy with scattered showers - chance for rain is 60% all day.
SUN...............64 Partly cloudy.
Average high through the extended period is 69 degrees and the average low is 48 degrees.
Bay Lake Climate Data.
Average high:....69 degrees
Average low:.....49 degrees.
Jonathan Yuhas KARE 11 9/09/2008
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.