Monday, September 7, 2009

Monday September 7, 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 temperatures are holding 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

** Have a Happy and Safe Laobr Day!

TODAY: Hazy sunshine.

High: 80 degrees.

Wind: Southeast at 7 to 14 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 - chance for rain is 0% - temperatures will be in the mid 70s with Southeast winds at 5 to 10 mph. Sunset tonight is 7:42 P.M.

TONIGHT: Clear skies with some patchy ground fog in low lying areas.

Low: 59 degrees.

Wind: Southeast at 4 to 8 mph.

Chance for rain tonight: 0%.

TUESDAY: Sunny in the morning then partly cloudy in the afternoon with a chance for showers and thunderstorms after 6 P.M. Winds will be breezy.

High: 78 degrees - muggy with dew point temperatures in the low 60s.

Wind: Southeast at 9 to 18 mph.

Chance for rain: 20% after 6 P.M. and 50% after 9 P.M.

7 P.M. Partly to mostly cloudy skies with isolated showers and thunderstorms developing in the area - chance for rain is 20% - temperatures will be in the low 70s with Southeast winds at 7 to 14 mph. Sunset is 7:40 P.M.

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

WED......................74.......Cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms in the morning then becoming partly cloudy in the afternoon with a slight chance for showers and thunderstorms. Chance for rain is 80% before noon then 50% at noon and 20% during the afternoon.

THU......................75.......Sunny to partly cloudy.

FRI......................70.......Sunny in the morning then increasing clouds with scattered showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon and still a chance for showers in the evening - chance for rain is 60% during the afternoon and 50% in the evening.

SAT......................62.......Mostly cloudy with scattered showers at times - much cooler - chance for rain is 60%.

SUN......................64.......Partly to mostly cloudy with spotty showers - chance for rain is 60%.

Average high through the extended period is 70 degrees and the average low is 49 degrees.

Bay Lake Climate Data for today.

Average high:....71 degrees

Average low:.....50 degrees.

Sunrise:...6:40 A.M.

Sunset:....7:42 P.M.

Jonathan Yuhas KARE 11 9/07/2009

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.