Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Tuesday May 26, 2009

**Lake water temperatures around central Minnesota including the Bay Lake area are running from 57 to 62 degrees and should conitnue climbing into the mid 60s through the upcoming weekend - water temperatures under 70 degrees are considered to cold for swimming but by early June water temperatures in the Bay Lake area should be approaching 70 degrees. Jonathan Yuhas

TODAY: Mainly cloudy today with some sprinkles or light showers at times but nothing long lasting or heavy expected - some peeks of sun possible too.

High: 62 degrees.

Wind: Northeast 7 to 14 mph.

Chance for rain today: 30% all day.

** The UV Index today is 5, which is MODERATE, meaning you can sunburn in 35 minutes in the noon sun with out sun block even in cloudy conditions.

7 P.M. Weather: Mostly cloudy with isolated showers or sprinkles - chance for rain is 40%. Winds will be from the Northeast at 7 to 14 mph. Sunset 8:48 P.M.

TONIGHT: Cloudy with a few sprinkles possible at times.

Low: 47 degrees.

Wind: Northeast 7 to 14 mph.

Chance for rain tonight: 10% through sunrise Wednesday.


WEDNESDAY: Cloudy in the morning then partly cloudy in the afternoon.

High: 66 degrees

Wind: Northeast at 6 to 12 mph.

Chance for rain: 0%.

7 P.M. Partly cloudy - temperatures will be near 60 degrees with Northeast winds at 3 to 6 mph. Sunset is 8:49 P.M.

Extended Outlook:

THU.....................74.......Partly cloudy and warmer.

FRI.....................72.......Sunny to partly cloudy.

SAT.....................71.......Partly cloudy with a 20% for an isolated thunderstorm.

Average high through the extended period is 72 degrees and the average low is 49 degrees.

Bay Lake Climate Data for today.

Average high:....70 degrees

Average low:.....47 degrees.

Sunrise:...5:30 A.M.

Sunset:....8:48 P.M.

Jonathan Yuhas KARE 11 5/26/2009

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.