Monday, June 22, 2009

Monday June 22, 2009

**Hot and humid conditions with thunderstorms at times - lake temperatures now have climbed into the low to mid 70s and should continue rising through the upcoming week! 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: Partly cloudy, hot and humid.

High: 88 degrees - heat index 90 degrees ( dew point 68 degrees - very humid )

Wind: Southwest 5 to 10 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: Partly cloudy and humid with isolated thunderstorms west of the area - chance for rain is 20% - temperatures will be in the mid 80s. Wind: Light and variable winds less than 5 mph. Sunset 9:11 P.M.

TONIGHT: Partly cloudy with a chance for isolated thunderstorms especially after 11 P.M. - areas of patchy fog will develop too.

Low: 66 degrees.

Wind: Light and Variable Winds.

Chance for rain tonight: 20% between 7 P.M. and 10 P.M. then 30% 11 P.M. through sunrise ( 5:15 A.M.) Tuesday.

TUESDAY: Partly cloudy hot humid with an isolated thunderstorm possible in the morning then scattered thunderstorms developing after 4 P.M. and some could be Severe with damaging winds in the late afternoon and evening.

High: 88 degrees - heat index 92 degrees ( dew point temperatures will be in the very humid mid to upper 60s )

Wind: Southwest at 6 to 12 mph with higher gusts near thunderstorms.

Chance for rain: 30% at sunrise then 20% before noon then 50% from noon through 4 P.M. then 60% 5 P.M. through 7 P.M. and 80% after 8 P.M.

7 P.M. Partly to mostly cloudy with scattered thunderstorms and some could be SEVERE with damaging winds - chance for rain is 70% - temperatures will be in the mid 80s with Southwest winds at 6 to 12 mph but higher gusts near thunderstorms. Sunset is 9:11 P.M.

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

WED.....................82.......Clouds and scattered thunderstorms in the morning then partly cloudy and less humid in the afternoon - chance for rain is 40% in the morning.

THU.....................84.......Sunny to partly cloudy and pleasant.

FRI.....................85.......Partly cloudy with a chance for isolated thunderstorms in the late afternoon and evening - chance for rain is 40%.

Average high through the extended period is 78 degrees and the average low is 54 degrees.

Bay Lake Climate Data for today.

Average high:....77 degrees

Average low:.....54 degrees.

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

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

Jonathan Yuhas KARE 11 6/22/2009

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.