Thursday, May 7, 2009

Thursday May 7, 2009

** A nice day ahead for the Bay Lake area! Cooler weather is coming this weekend especially on Saturday but Sunday will still be nice. The purple lilac flowers are starting to bloom in the Twin Cities which means in about 12 to 14 days ( about May 20th ) they will bloom around Bay Lake.

TODAY: Sunny this morning then becoming partly cloudy and breezy during the afternoon - isolated showers and thunderstorms are possible after 5 P.M. but the risk is very low.

High: 72 degrees.

Wind: West at 9 to 18 mph.

Chance for rain today: 10% between 5 P.M. and 9 P.M.

** The UV Index today is 6, which is MODERATE, meaning you can sunburn in 25 minutes in the noon sun with out sun block even in cloudy conditions.

7 P.M. Weather: Partly cloudy with a remote chance for an isolated shower or thunderstorm - temperatures will be in the mid 60s - winds will be West-Northwest at 8 to 16 mph. Sunset 8:27 P.M. Chance for rain is 10%.

TONIGHT: Partly cloudy with decreasing winds.

Low: 44 degrees.

Wind: Northwest at 3 to 6 mph.

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

FRIDAY: Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming cloudy in the afternoon with a chance for scattered showers and thunderstorms after 2 P.M.

High: 62 degrees

Wind: Northwest at 7 to 14 mph.

Chance for rain: 50% from 2 P.M. to 8 P.M. then 60% after 8 P.M.

7 P.M. Cloudy and cool with a chance for rain showers - chance for rain is 60% - temperatures will be in the mid 50s with North winds at 6 to 12 mph.

Extended Outlook:

SAT....................53........Cloudy, breezy and cool with rain in the morning then a chance for showers in the afternoon - skies will start clearing in the late afternoon - chance for rain is 70% before noon and less than 40% in the afternoon.

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

MON.....................64.......Partly cloudy and warmer with a chance for thunderstorms in the late afternoon and evening - chance for thunderstorms after 4 P.M. is 30%.

Average high through the extended period is 65 degrees and the average low is 42 degrees.

Bay Lake Climate Data for today.

Average high:....64 degrees

Average low:.....42 degrees.

Sunrise:...5:54 A.M.

Sunset:....8:27 P.M.

Jonathan Yuhas KARE 11 5/07/2009

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.