** 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: A few peeks of sun possible otherwise cloudy with gusty winds.
High: 68 degrees.
Wind: Southeast 10 to 20 mph.
Chance for rain today: 0%.
7 P.M. Weather: Cloudy with breezy conditions with winds from the Southeast at 9 to 18 mph and temperatures in the low 60s.
TONIGHT: Cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms developing after 12 A.M.
Low: 56 degrees.
Wind: Southeast 9 to 18 mph.
Chance for rain tonight 50% at 12 A.M. then 80% after 2 A.M.
THURSDAY: Cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms in the morning then some clearing after 3 P.M.
High: 69 degrees
Wind: Northwest at 9 to 18 mph.
Chance for rain: 80% through 6 A.M. then 60% from 6 A.M. to 10 A.M. then 50% from 10 A.M. to 2 P.M. and less than 20% after 2 P.M.
7 P.M. Decreasing clouds with temperatures in the low 60s and lighter winds.
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 and breezy.
Average high through the extended period is 68 degrees and the average low is 48 degrees.
Bay Lake Climate Data.
Average high:....69 degrees
Average low:.....49 degrees.
Jonathan Yuhas KARE 11 9/10/2008
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.