** Gusty Northwest winds at 15 to 30 mph with higher gusts at times can be expected in the Bay Lake area today and Tuesday - watch for choppy lake water conditions especially during the daylight hours - lighter winds move into the area Tuesday evening.
** It will be much cooler than average today and again Tuesday as temperatures stay in the low 70s but warmer and more pleasant weather returns by Wednesday.** Lake temperatures are running in the low to mid 70s around Bay Lake and should rise close to 80 degrees by the 4 of July.
The average temperature at Bay Lake in July goes from an average high of 79 and an average low of 56 degrees on July 1st to an average high of 81 and average low of 58 on July 31st. Jonathan Yuhas
TODAY: Partly to mostly cloudy and windy with a few light showers or sprinkles possible this afternoon.
High: 70 degrees.
Wind: Northwest at 15 to 30 mph with higher gusts at times.Chance for rain today: 20%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: Partly to mostly cloudy, windy and cool with a few sprinkles possible - chance for rain is 20% and temperatures will be in the low to mid 60s with gusty Northwest winds at 12 to 24 mph. Sunset 9:11 P.M.
TONIGHT: Partly to mostly cloudy and breezy with a chance for some sprinkles.Low: 54 degrees.
Wind: Northwest at 10 to 20 mph.Chance for rain tonight: 50%.
TUESDAY: A mix of clouds and sun with gusty winds and cooler than average temperatures - a few afternoon sprinkles possible.
High: 70 degrees.
Wind: Northwest at 13 to 26 mph along with gusts to 30 mph.Chance for rain: 0% but a few sprinkles possible.
7 P.M. Partly cloudy and breezy with lighter winds after 9 P.M. - chance for rain is 0% - temperatures will be in the mid 60s with Northwest winds at 11 to 22 mph - decreasing winds after 9 P.M. to less than 15 mph at sunset. Sunset is 9:11 P.M.
Extended Outlook for the Ruttgers area at Bay Lake, MN:
WED.....................74......Sunny and warmer with lighter winds.
THU.....................77.......Sunny and pleasant with low humidity.
FRI.......................77......Partly cloudy with a chance for isolated afternoon thunderstorms - chance for rain is 20%.
SAT ( 4th of July ).....78.......Partly cloudy with a chance for thunderstorms mainly in the late evening after 10 P.M. - chance for rain is 30%.
SUN....................73........Breezy and cooler with a mix of clouds and sun and a chance for spotty showers and thunderstorms mainly in the morning - chance for rain is 30%.
Average high through the extended period is 79 degrees and the average low is 55 degrees.
Bay Lake Climate Data for today.
Average high:....79 degrees
Average low:.....55 degrees.
Jonathan Yuhas KARE 11 6/29/2009
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.