Sunday, May 17, 2009

Sunday May 17, 2009

** A cool morning but a pefect Bay Lake Day on the way! A warmer Monday on the way with scattered thunderstorms in the late afternoon then cooler Tuesday followed by a warm up on Wednesday with more scattered thunderstorms later Wednesday. Lilacs are blooming in Minneapolis now and should bloom around May 20 in the Bay Lake area.

TODAY: Mostly sunny and cool but pleasant - becoming breezy during the afternoon.

High: 63 degrees.

Wind: South 8 to 16 mph.

Chance for rain today: 0%.

** The UV Index today is 7, which is HIGH, meaning you can sunburn in 20 minutes in the noon sun with out sun block even in cloudy conditions.

7 P.M. Weather: Clear to partly cloudy and breezy - temperatures will be around 60 degrees with South winds at 8 to 16 mph. Sunset 8:38 P.M.

TONIGHT: Partly cloudy and breezy.

Low: 47 degrees.

Wind: South 7 to 14 mph.

Chance for rain tonight: 0%.

MONDAY: Partly cloudy and breezy with scattered thunderstorms developing after 2 P.M. An isolated Strong Thunderstorm with frequent cloud to ground lightning, brief heavy downpours, hail and high wind gusts are are possible in the late afternoon - chance for a Severe Thunderstorm at Bay Lake Monday is 20%.

High: 73 degrees

Wind: Southwest 10 to 20 mph with higher gusts near afternoon thunderstorms.

Chance for rain: 20% at 2 P.M. then 40% at 3 P.M. and 60% 4 P.M. through 9 P.M. then 10% after 10 P.M.

7 P.M. Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms - chance for rain is 60% - temperatures will be in the low 60s with West-Northwest winds at 10 to 20 mph.

Extended Outlook:

TUE.....................58.......Partly cloudy, breezy and cool.

WED.....................75.......Partly cloudy, breezy and much warmer with a slight chance for an isolated shower or thunderstorm during the late afternoon and evening - chance for rain is 20%.

THU.....................66.......Partly cloudy, breezy and cooler.

Average high through the extended period is 69 degrees and the average low is 46 degrees.

Bay Lake Climate Data for today.

Average high:....68 degrees

Average low:.....45 degrees.

Sunrise:...5:42 A.M.

Sunset:....8:38 P.M.

Jonathan Yuhas KARE 11 5/17/2009

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.