Friday, August 28, 2009

** Lake temperatures are holding near 70 degrees on Bay Lake.

The average temperature at Bay Lake in August goes from an average high of 81 and an average low of 58 degrees on August 1st to an average high of 73 and average low of 52 on August 31st. Jonathan Yuhas

TODAY: Partly to mostly cloudy with a slight chance for a few spotty light showers at times but nothing heavy or long lasting expected. It will be breezy this afternoon.

High: 65 degrees.

Wind: North at 10 to 20 mph.

Chance for rain today: 20% all day.

** The UV Index today is 5, which is MODERATE, meaning you can sunburn in 30 minutes in the noon sun with out sun block even in cloudy conditions.

7 P.M. Weather: Partly cloudy with a slight chance for a few sprinkles - chance for rain is 20% - breezy and cool with temperatures in the low 60s and North winds at 9 to 18 mph. Sunset tonight is 8:03 P.M.

TONIGHT: Partly cloudy, breezy and cool.

Low: 46 degrees.

Wind: North at 7 to 14 mph.

Chance for rain tonight: 0%.

SATURDAY: Breezy and very cool for August with a mix of clouds and sun.

High: 65 degrees.

Wind: Northeast at 9 to 18 mph.

Chance for rain: 10% for a brief sprinkle in the late morning and early afternoon.

7 P.M. Clear and cool - temperatures will be in the low 60s with North winds at 6 to 12 mph. Sunset is 8:01 P.M. Lows by Saturday morning will be in the low 40s.

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

SUN....................68.......A cool start in the morning with morning lows near 40 degrees otherwise sunny to partly cloudy and warmer in the afternoon but still cool for August.

MON....................71.......Cool in the morning with lows in the low 40s then sunny to partly cloudy and pleasant in the afternoon.

TUE....................74.......Sunny to partly cloudy and warmer.

Average high through the extended period is 73 degrees and the average low is 52 degrees.

Bay Lake Climate Data for today.

Average high:....73 degrees

Average low:.....52 degrees.

Sunrise:...6:29 A.M.

Sunset:....8:03 P.M.

Jonathan Yuhas KARE 11 8/28/2009

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.