Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Wednesday October 8, 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: Partly cloudy and breezy.

High: 62 degrees.

Wind: West-Southwest at 9 to 18 mph.

Chance for rain today: 0%.

7 P.M. Weather: Partly cloudy with temperatures in the upper 50s and winds from the West at 7 to 14 mph.

TONIGHT: Partly cloudy to clear skies.

Low: 38 degrees.

Wind: West 5 to 10 mph.

Chance for rain tonight: 0%.

THURSDAY: Sunny in the morning then increasing clouds during the afternoon.

High: 60 degrees

Wind: West-Northwest at 8 to 16 mph.

Chance for rain: 0%.

7 P.M. Partly to mostly cloudy skies with temperatures in the mid 50s.

Extended Outlook:

FRI....................55.......Some sun in the morning then becoming cloudy with scattered showers during the afternoon and evening - chance for rain is 50%.

SAT....................56.......Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms - chance for rain is 70%.

SUN...................63.......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.

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:...7:20 A.M.

Sunset:....6:39 P.M.

Jonathan Yuhas KARE 11 10/08/2008

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.