Friday, June 19, 2009

Friday June 19, 2009

** A break in stormy weather today and tomorrow but Strong to Severe Thunderstorms are possible Sunday evening - some of the storms even have the potential to produce damaging winds so check back for updates but Saturday will be a beautiful sunny day! Jonathan Yuhas

The average temperature at Bay Lake in June goes from an average high of 72 and an average low of 49 degrees on June 1st to an average high of 79 and average low of 56 on June 30th. Lake temperature are still a bit cool - mostly in the low to mid 60s around Bay Lake but should be climbing into the more comfortable 70 degree range in the next 10 days. Jonathan Yuhas

TODAY: A mix of clouds and sun with a slight chance for an isolated shower or thunderstorm through 4 A.M. Saturday but most areas will stay dry during the day today.

High: 80 degrees ( dew point 59 degrees - muggy )

Wind: West 5 to 10 mph

Chance for rain today: 20% between now and 10 P.M. and 40% from 11 P.M. through 4 A.M. Saturday.

** The UV Index today is 5, which is MODERATE, meaning you can sunburn in 30 minutes in the noon sun with out sun block even in cloudy conditions.

7 P.M. Weather: Partly to mostly cloudy with a slight chance for an isolated shower or thunderstorm - chance for rain is 20% - temperatures will be in the mid 70s. Wind: West 4 to 8 mph. Sunset 9:11 P.M.

TONIGHT: Partly to mostly cloudy and muggy with isolated thunderstorms mainly after 10 P.M. - some patchy fog will develop later tonight too.

Low: 62 degrees.

Wind: West-Northwest 4 to 8 mph but higher gusts near isolated thunderstorms.

Chance for rain tonight: 20% 6 P.M through 10 P.M. then 40% at 11 P.M. through 4 A.M. Saturday.

SATURDAY: Sunny and pleasant with slightly lower humidity.

High: 84 degrees ( dew point 56 degrees - not humid )

Wind: Northwest at 7 to 14 mph.

Chance for rain: 0% all day.

7 P.M. Clear skies - chance for rain is 0% - temperatures will be near 80 degrees with light North winds at 3 to 6 mph. Sunset is 9:11 P.M.

Extended Outlook for the Ruttgers area at Bay Lake, MN:

SUN.....................79.......Sunshine in the morning then increasing clouds and humidity with scattered thunderstorms developing after 1 P.M. - some of the storms could be Severe with frequent lightning and damaging winds during the afternoon and early evening - chance for rain is 40% at 1 P.M. through 4 P.M. then 80% after 4 P.M. through 12 A.M. Monday.

MON.....................85.......Clouds and scattered thunderstorms in the morning then partly cloudy, warm and humid - chance for rain is 40% in the morning.

TUE.....................88.......Sunny to partly cloudy, breezy, hot and humid with a slight chance for thunderstorms in the late evening - chance for rain after 11 P.M. is 20%.

Average high through the extended period is 77 degrees and the average low is 54 degrees.

Bay Lake Climate Data for today.

Average high:....76 degrees

Average low:.....53 degrees.

Sunrise:...5:15 A.M.

Sunset:....9:11 P.M.

Jonathan Yuhas KARE 11 6/19/2009

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.