Friday, May 8, 2009

Friday May 8, 2009

** Cooler weather ahead for the weekend. The moon is full tonight and rises at 8:33 P.M. although it will be difficult to see because of clouds.

TODAY: Some sun during the morning but mainly cloudy today with some peeks of sun - light showers are possible at times today after 10 A.M. but most of the day will be dry.

High: 62 degrees.

Wind: West-Northwest at 7 to 14 mph.

Chance for rain today: 30% between 11 A.M. and 6 P.M.

** The UV Index today is 4, which is MODERATE, meaning you can sunburn in 40 minutes in the noon sun with out sun block even in cloudy conditions.

7 P.M. Weather: Mostly cloudy with a chance for an isolated showers - temperatures will be in the low 50s - winds will be West-Northwest at 8 to 16 mph. Sunset 8:27 P.M. Chance for rain is 30%.

TONIGHT: Mostly cloudy with some sprinkles or light showers.

Low: 38 degrees.

Wind: Northwest at 5 to 10 mph.

Chance for rain tonight: 10% between 6 P.M. and 8 P.M.

SATURDAY: Cloudy, breezy and cool with some light showers or sprinkles in the morning then some clearing in the afternoon.

High: 53 degrees

Wind: Northwest at 7 to 14 mph.

Chance for rain: 30% from sunrise to 11 A.M. then less than 10% after 12 P.M.

7 P.M. Partly to mostly cloudy and cool with a chance for rain showers - temperatures will be in the upper 40s with North winds at 6 to 12 mph.

Extended Outlook:

SUN.....................60.......Partly cloudy and cool for May.

MON.....................64.......Sunny to partly cloudy and warmer with a chance for thunderstorms in the late afternoon and evening - chance for thunderstorms after 8 P.M. is 20%.

TUE.....................66.......Windy with a mix of clouds and sun and scattered thunderstorms - chance for thunderstorms is 40%.

Average high through the extended period is 66 degrees and the average low is 43 degrees.

Bay Lake Climate Data for today.

Average high:....64 degrees

Average low:.....42 degrees.

Sunrise:...5:52 A.M.

Sunset:....8:28 P.M.

Jonathan Yuhas KARE 11 5/08/2009

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.