** Gusty Northwest winds at 15 to 25 mph with higher gusts at times can be expected in the Bay Lake area today then much lighter wind conditions on Wednesday - watch for choppy lake water conditions especially during the daylight hours.
** It will be much cooler than average today as temperatures stay in the upper 60s but warmer and more pleasant weather returns by tomorrow.
** 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: 68 degrees.
Wind: Northwest at 15 to 25 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, breezy and cool with a few sprinkles possible - chance for rain is 20% and temperatures will be in the low 60s with Northwest winds at 9 to 18 mph. Sunset tonight is 9:11 P.M.
TONIGHT: Partly to mostly cloudy and breezy with a chance for some sprinkles.
Low: 51 degrees.
Wind: North at 6 to 12 mph.
Chance for rain tonight: 10%.
WEDNESDAY: Cloudy in the morning then partly cloudy in the afternoon.
High: 71 degrees.
Wind: North at 7 to 14 mph.
Chance for rain: 0% but a few sprinkles possible around sunrise.
7 P.M. Partly cloudy to clear skies - chance for rain is 0% - temperatures will be in the mid 60s with North winds at 6 to 12 mph. Sunset is 9:11 P.M.
Extended Outlook for the Ruttgers area at Bay Lake, MN:
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 6/30/2009
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.