Thursday, August 27, 2009

Thursday August 27, 2009

** Lake temperatures are holding in the low 70s around 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: Sunny this morning then becoming partly cloudy during the afternoon.

High: 77 degrees.

Wind: South at 6 to 12 mph.

Chance for rain today: 10% after 7 P.M. and 30% after 10 P.M.

** The UV Index today is 7, which is HIGH, meaning you can sunburn in 20 minutes in the noon sun with out sun block.

7 P.M. Weather: Increasing clouds with a slight chance for an isolated thunderstorm - chance for rain is 10% - temperatures will be in the mid 70s with South winds at 4 to 8 mph. Sunset tonight is 8:04 P.M.

TONIGHT: Partly to mostly cloudy with a chance for showers and thunderstorms mainly after 10 P.M. with cool overnight temperatures - some patchy fog may form in low lying areas after midnight.

Low: 55 degrees.

Wind: North at 5 to 10 mph.

Chance for rain tonight: 10% 7 P.M. through 9 P.M. then 30% 10 P.M. through 4 A.M. Friday and 60% 5 A.M. through 10 A.M.

FRIDAY: Cloudy and cooler with spotty showers and thunderstorms in the morning then a mix of clouds and sun in the afternoon with a chance for isolated showers.

High: 68 degrees.

Wind: North at 8 to 16 mph.

Chance for rain: 60% 5 A.M. through 10 A.M. then 40% 11 A.M. through 4 P.M. and 30% 5 P.M. through 11 P.M.

7 P.M. Partly to mostly cloudy skies with a chance for isolated showers - chance for rain is 30% - temperatures will be in the low 60s with Northwest winds at 5 to 10 mph. Sunset is 8:05 P.M.

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

SAT....................64.......A mix of clouds and sun with a chance for sprinkles or isolated showers during the afternoon - chance for rain is 30% - it will be unseasonably cool.

SUN....................68.......A cool start in the morning with morning lows in the low 40s 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.

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

Bay Lake Climate Data for today.

Average high:....74 degrees

Average low:.....52 degrees.

Sunrise:...6:27 A.M.

Sunset:....8:04 P.M.

Jonathan Yuhas KARE 11 8/27/2009

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.