Thursday, July 9, 2009

July 9, 2009

** Lake temperatures are running in the low to mid 70s around Bay Lake and should be in the mid to upper 70s around July 11th.

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: Mainly cloudy and breezy with scattered showers and thunderstorms - a few of the storms could be Severe with frequent lightning, hail, heavy rains and damaging winds.

High: 76 degrees ( humid with dew point temperatures in the low to 60s )

Wind: South at 11 to 22 mph but higher gusts near thunderstorms.

Chance for rain today: 70% all day.

** The UV Index today is 4, which is MODERATE, meaning you can sunburn in 45 minutes in the noon sun with out sun block even in cloudy conditions.

7 P.M. Weather: Partly to mostly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms - chance for rain is 70% - temperatures will be in the low 70s with Southwest winds at 8 to 16 mph. Sunset tonight is 9:08 P.M.

TONIGHT: Partly cloudy with isolated showers and thunderstorms.

Low: 60 degrees.

Wind: Southwest at 7 - 14 mph.

Chance for rain tonight: 40%.

FRIDAY: Sunny to partly cloudy and breezy with less humid conditions.

High: 78 degrees

Wind: West at 8 to 16 mph.

Chance for rain: 0%.

7 P.M. Clear to partly cloudy - temperatures will be in the mid 70s with West winds at 6 to 12 mph. Sunset is 9:07 P.M.

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

SAT....................78........Sunny to partly cloudy.

SUN....................78........Sunny to partly cloudy.

MON....................78........Partly cloudy with a chance for showers and thunderstorms after 3 P.M. - chance for rain is 40% 3 P.M. through 5 P.M. then 60% after 5 P.M.

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.

Sunrise:...5:29 A.M.

Sunset:....9:08 P.M.

Jonathan Yuhas KARE 11 7/09/2009

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.