** 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: Mainly sunny and pleasant.
High: 73 degrees.
Wind: West-Northwest at 4 to 8 mph.
Chance for rain today: 0%.
** The UV Index today is 5, which is MODERATE, meaning you can sunburn in 35 minutes in the noon sun with out sun block even in cloudy conditions.
7 P.M. Weather: Clear skies - temperatures will be in the upper 60s with light winds. Sunset tonight is 7:09 P.M.
TONIGHT: Clear skies with patchy ground fog in low lying areas.
Low: 48 degrees.
Wind: Light Winds.
Chance for rain tonight: 0%.
THURSDAY: Sunny to partly cloudy and warmer.
High: 76 degrees.
Wind: Southeast at 5 to 10 mph.
Chance for rain: 0%.
7 P.M. Clear to partly cloudy - chance for rain is 0% - temperatures will be in the low 70s with light winds from the Southeast at 3 to 6 mph. Sunset is 7:07 P.M.
Extended Outlook for the Ruttgers area at Bay Lake, MN:
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.......Partly cloudy and windy with a chance for showers in the evening - chance for rain Sunday night is 30%.
MON........................57.......Partly to mostly cloudy, windy and much cooler.
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.
Jonathan Yuhas KARE 11 9/23/2009
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.