Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Tuesday August 18, 2009

** Lake temperatures are holding in the low to mid 70s around Bay Lake.

The average temperature at Bay Lake in July 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 and breezy.

High: 75 degrees - not humid with the dew point temperatures in the upper 40s.

Wind: Southwest at 9 to 18 mph.

Chance for rain today: 0%.

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

7 P.M. Weather: Clear to partly cloudy - chance for rain is 0% - temperatures will be near 70 degrees with Southwest winds at 7 to 14 mph. Sunset tonight is 8:19 P.M.

TONIGHT: Partly cloudy to mostly cloudy with a chance for showers and thunderstorms after 4 A.M.

Low: 57 degrees.

Wind: South at 6 to 12 mph.

Chance for rain tonight: 20% after 4 A.M.

WEDNESDAY: Cloudy and more humid with scattered showers and thunderstorms especially in the afternoon - some of the storms could produce high wind gust and heavy rainfall.

High: 72 degrees - humid with dew point temperatures in the low 60s.

Wind: South at 7 to 14 mph but higher gusts near thunderstorms.

Chance for rain: 30% in the morning then 80% in the afternoon and evening.

7 P.M. Cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms - chance for rain is 80% - temperatures will be in the upper 60s with South winds at 6 to 12 mph. Sunset is 8:18 P.M.

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

THU....................67.......Cloudy and cool with periods of showers and thunderstorms - chance for rain is 90%.

FRI....................70.......Cloudy in the morning then clearing in the afternoo.

SAT....................73.......Partly cloudy and still cool for August.

SUN....................78.......Sunny and warmer.

Average high through the extended period is 75 degrees and the average low is 52 degrees.

Bay Lake Climate Data for today.

Average high:....77 degrees

Average low:.....53 degrees.

Sunrise:...6:17 A.M.

Sunset:....8:19 P.M.

Jonathan Yuhas KARE 11 8/18/2009

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.