Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Tuesday September 22, 2009

** Pockets of Fall color are now showing up around Bay Lake and by the last week of September many of the trees especially the Sugar Maple trees will be at peak conditions. 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 isolated showers at times.

High: 67 degrees.

Wind: North at 4 to 8 mph.

Chance for rain today: 30% 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: Partly to mostly cloudy with a slight chance for an isolated shower - chance for rain is 20% - temperatures will be in the low 60s with North winds at 4 to 8 mph. Sunset tonight is 7:11 P.M.

TONIGHT: Cloudy skies with an isolated shower possible around sunset then decreasing clouds after 12 A.M. with some areas of patchy fog developing.

Low: 52 degrees.

Wind: Light Winds.

Chance for rain tonight: 10% until midnight.

WEDNESDAY: Sunny to partly cloudy and warmer.

High: 73 degrees.

Wind: Northeast at 5 to 10 mph.

Chance for rain: 0%.

7 P.M. Clear to partly cloudy - chance for rain is 0% - temperatures in the upper 60s with light winds from the Northeast at 3 to 6 mph. Sunset is 7:09 P.M.

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

THU.......................74.......Patchy fog in the morning then sunny to partly cloudy.

FRI........................70.......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.

SAT........................66.......Mostly cloudy with spotty showers at times - chance for rain is 40% all day and 20% in the evening.

SUN........................65.......Sunny and pleasant.

Average high through the extended period is 63 degrees and the average low is 42 degrees.

Bay Lake Climate Data for today.

Average high:....64 degrees

Average low:.....43 degrees.

Sunrise:...7:00 A.M.

Sunset:....7:11 P.M.

Jonathan Yuhas KARE 11 9/22/2009

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.