Thursday, October 9, 2008

Thursday October 9, 2008

** Fall color is now at peak across northern and central Minnesota - expect excellent fall color conditions in the Bay Lake area right through the upcoming weekend ( October 11 and 12 ). Many leaves will start falling off the trees next week but excellent fall color especially with the birch trees turning yellow should linger through October 15th.

TODAY: Sunny through the late morning then increasing clouds during the afternoon.

High: 60 degrees.

Wind: West at 9 to 18 mph.

Chance for rain today: 0%.

7 P.M. Weather: Mostly cloudy with temperatures in the mid 50s and West winds at 10 mph.

TONIGHT: Partly to mostly cloudy.

Low: 39 degrees.

Wind: Light Winds.

Chance for rain tonight: 0%.

FRIDAY: Cloudy with a chance for showers in the morning then a mix of clouds and sun in the afternoon with a chance for scattered showers. It will be windy too.

High: 58 degrees

Wind: East-Southeast at 10 to 20 mph.

Chance for rain: 60% all day.

7 P.M. Partly to mostly cloudy skies with a chance for spotty showers - chance for rain is 60% - temperatures will be in the mid 50s.

Extended Outlook:

SAT....................62.......Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms - chance for rain is 40% before noon and 90% the rest of the day.

SUN...................65.......Partly to mostly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms mainly during the afternoon and evening - chance for rain is 90% in the afternoon and evening.

MON...................50.......Cloudy with rain in the morning then some clearing in the late afternoon.

Average high through the extended period is 56 degrees and the average low is 36 degrees.

Bay Lake Climate Data.

Average high:....58 degrees

Average low:.....37 degrees.

Sunrise:...7:22 A.M.

Sunset:....6:38 P.M.

Jonathan Yuhas KARE 11 10/09/2008

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.