** Some Strong Thunderstorms are possible during the morning hours between 12 A.M. and 10 A.M. in the Bay Lake area - some of the storms could produce brief heavy downpours of rain, hail and high winds - the storms will approach from the northwest.
** 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: Areas of fog with scattered thunderstorms in the morning and some could be Strong with brief heavy downpours of rain, hail and gusty winds then a mix of clouds and sun with scattered thunderstorms redeveloping in the afternoon.
High: 79 degrees.
Wind: Northwest at 8 to 16 mph.
Chance for rain today: 100% 12 A.M. through 7 A.M. then 50% 8 A.M. through 2 P.M. then 60% 3 P.M. through 6 P.M. and 20% 7 P.M. through 10 P.M.
** The UV Index today is 6, which is MODERATE meaning you can sunburn in 25 minutes in the noon sun with out sun block even in cloudy conditions.
7 P.M. Weather: Partly to mostly cloudy with spotty thunderstorms - chance for rain is 60% - temperatures will be in the low 70s with Northwest winds at 5 to 10 mph. Sunset tonight is 8:49 P.M.
TONIGHT: Spotty showers and thunderstorms through 10 P.M. then partly cloudy to mostly clear with patchy fog late.
Low: 58 degrees.
Wind: Northwest at 4 to 8 mph.
Chance for rain tonight: 20% until 10 P.M. then 0%.
TUESDAY: Breey and cool with a mix of clouds and sun.
High: 72 degrees.
Wind: Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
Chance for rain: 0%.
7 P.M. Breezy and cool with partly to mostly cloudy skies - temperatures will be in the mid 60s with Northwest winds at 8 to 16 mph - chance for rain is 0%. Sunset is 8:48 P.M.
Extended Outlook for the Ruttgers area at Bay Lake, MN:
WED....................72........Partly cloudy and cool with a few isolated showers possible in the afternoon - chance for rain is 20%.
THU....................65........Very cool for July with cloudy skies and scattered showers and thunderstorms - chance for rain is 80%.
FRI....................71........A chance for showers in the morning then becoming partly cloudy and not as cool.
SAT....................73........A mix of clouds and sun with a chance for isolated showers and thunderstorms mainly before noon - chance for rain is 20%.
SUN....................78........Partly cloudy and warmer.
Average high through the extended period is 81 degrees and the average low is 58 degrees.
Bay Lake Climate Data for today.
Average high:....81 degrees
Average low:.....58 degrees.
Jonathan Yuhas KARE 11 7/27/2009
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.