Friday, September 18, 2009

Friday September 18, 2009

** Now that it is September you may be thinking about Fall color. Pockets of Fall color show up around Bay Lake by mid September and by the last week many of the trees especially the Sugar Maple trees are showing excellent color. The average best date for Fall color around Bay Lake is between October 1st and October 5th.

** Lake water temperatures are in the upper 60s to near 70 degrees on Bay Lake.

The average temperature at Bay Lake in September 1 goes from an average high of 73 degrees and an average low of 52 degrees on September 1st to an average high of 62 degrees and average low of 40 degrees on September 30th. Jonathan Yuhas

TODAY: A few clouds may drift through the area this morning otherwise look for hazy sunshine.

High: 79 degrees.

Wind: East-Southeast at 4 to 8 mph.

Chance for rain today: 0%.

** 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: Clear skies with areas of fog after 9 P.M. - temperatures will be in the mid 70s with East-Southeast winds at 3 to 6 mph. Sunset tonight is 7:19 P.M.

TONIGHT: Clear skies with areas of patchy dense fog after 9 P.M.

Low: 56 degrees.

Wind: Light Winds.

Chance for rain tonight: 0%.

SATURDAY: Patchy morning fog then mostly sunny with a slight breeze during the afternoon.

High: 78 degrees.

Wind: South at 7 to 14 mph.

Chance for rain: 0%.

7 P.M. Clear skies with patchy fog after 9 P.M. - temperatures in the low 70s with winds from the South at 6 to 12 mph. Sunset is 7:17 P.M.

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

SUN.......................76.......Sunny to partly cloudy and breezy.

MON......................69.......Cooler with increasing clouds and scattered showers and thunderstorms developing especially in the afternoon and evening - chance for rain is 50% in the morning and 70% in the afternoon and evening.

TUE......................70.......A mix of clouds and sun with scattered showers adn thunderstorms - chance for rain is 60% all day.

Average high through the extended period is 65 degrees and the average low is 44 degrees.

Bay Lake Climate Data for today.

Average high:....67 degrees

Average low:.....45 degrees.

Sunrise:...6:54 A.M.

Sunset:....7:19 P.M.

Jonathan Yuhas KARE 11 9/18/2009

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.