Monday, September 21, 2009

Monday September 21, 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: Partly to mostly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms at times - some of the storms could produce a brief heavy downpour of rain.

High: 70 degrees.

Wind: South at 5 to 10 mph.

Chance for rain today: 60% all day.

** The UV Index today is 3, which is LOW, meaning you can sunburn in 50 minutes in the noon sun with out sun block even in cloudy conditions.

7 P.M. Weather: Cloudy with scattered showers at times - chance for rain is 65% - temperatures will be in the mid 60s with South winds at 4 to 8 mph. Sunset tonight is 7:13 P.M.

TONIGHT: Cloudy with scattered showers at times.

Low: 56 degrees.

Wind: Light Winds.

Chance for rain tonight: 60%.

TUESDAY: Partly to mostly cloudy and muggy with scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms at times.

High: 68 degrees.

Wind: Northeast at 6 to 12 mph.

Chance for rain: 60% all day.

7 P.M. Mostly cloudy with isolated showers - chance for rain is 40% - temperatures in the low 60s with winds from the Northeast at 3 to 6 mph. Sunset is 7:11 P.M.

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

WED.......................74.......Patchy fog in the morning then partly cloudy.

THU.......................76.......Sunny to partly cloudy and less humid.

FRI........................72.......Morning sunshine then increasing clouds in the afternoon with a chance for isolated showers and thunderstorms - chance for rain is 40% all day in the afternoon and evening.

Average high through the extended period is 64 degrees and the average low is 43 degrees.

Bay Lake Climate Data for today.

Average high:....65 degrees

Average low:.....44 degrees.

Sunrise:...6:58 A.M.

Sunset:....7:13 P.M.

Jonathan Yuhas KARE 11 9/21/2009

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.