Friday, July 17, 2009

Friday July 17, 2009

** One more day of cool weather - the past week of weather in north-central Minnesota has been more like late September which most likely means that late September will feel more like mid July ( 80s and 90s )so plan a September trip back to Ruttgers! Very nice weather will return by the weekend and on Sunday it will feel like a perfect 10!!!!!

** Lake temperatures are running in the low to mid 70s around Bay Lake and should be in the upper 70s around July 25th.

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: Cloudy, breezy and very cool for July with brief rain showers at times especially this morning - some peeks of sun possible late this afternoon.

High: 60 degrees.

Wind: North at 10 to 20 mph.

Chance for rain today: 70% before 11 A.M. then 20% the rest of the day.

** The UV Index today is 2, which is LOW meaning sunburn is not likely today.

7 P.M. Weather: Partly to mostly cloudy, breezy and cool - temperatures will be in the mid 50s with North winds at 9 to 18 mph. Sunset tonight is 8:59 P.M.

TONIGHT: Partly to mostly cloudy and cool.

Low: 50 degrees.

Wind: North at 7 to 14 mph.

Chance for rain tonight: 0%.

SATURDAY: Partly to mostly cloudy in the morning then partly cloudy during the afternoon - still cool but warmer than it has been the past week.

High: 70 degrees.

Wind: North at 7 to 14 mph.

Chance for rain: 0%.

7 P.M. Partly cloudy - temperatures will be in the mid 60s with North winds at 6 to 12 mph - chance for rain is 0%. Sunset is 8:58 P.M.

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

SUN....................78........Sunny and finally feeling like Summer!

MON....................80........Sunny to partly cloudy with a chance for isolated thunderstorms late Monday night - chance for rain is 20% after 9 P.M.

TUE....................77........Cloudy with spotty showers and thunderstorms in the morning then a chance for thunderstorms in the afternoon with a mix of clouds and sun - chance for rain is 70% in the morning and 40% in the afternoon.

Average high through the extended period is 80 degrees and the average low is 56 degrees.

Bay Lake Climate Data for today.

Average high:....80 degrees

Average low:.....56 degrees.

Sunrise:...5:38 A.M.

Sunset:....8:59 P.M.

Jonathan Yuhas KARE 11 7/17/2009

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.