Friday, October 2, 2009

Friday October 2, 2009

** Fall color is quickly coming alive across northern Minnesota right now - look for excellent pockets of fall color over the next 10 days. The average best date for Fall color around Bay Lake is between October 1st and October 5th.

** Lake water temperatures are in the upper 50s on Bay Lake.

The average temperature at Bay Lake in October 1 goes from an average high of 61 degrees and an average low of 40 degrees on October 1st to an average high of 45 degrees and average low of 26 degrees on October 31st. Jonathan Yuhas

TODAY: Cloudy, cool and windy with periods of rain.

High: 48 degrees.

Wind: East-Northeast at 10 to 20 mph.

Chance for rain today: 100%.

** The UV Index today is 1, which is LOW, meaning sunburn in not likely today.

7 P.M. Weather: Cloudy with scattered showers - temperatures will be in the mid 40s with Northeast winds at 7 to 14 mph. Sunset tonight is 6:51 P.M.

TONIGHT: Cloudy with drizzle and scattered showers.

Low: 40 degrees.

Wind: North at 8 to 16 mph.

Chance for rain tonight: 80%.

SATURDAY: Cloudy and cool with spotty showers mainly before noon.

High: 50 degrees.

Wind: Northwest at 7 to 14 mph.

Chance for rain: 80% before noon then 50% after noon and 20% in the evening.

7 P.M. Mostly cloudy with a few isolated showers - chance for rain is 20% - temperatures will be in the mid 40s with Northwest winds at 5 to 10 mph. Sunset is 6:49 P.M.

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

SUN........................53.......A mix of clouds and sun with light winds.

MON........................49.......Cloudy with periods of rain - chance for rain is 70%.

TUE........................50.......Cloudy with scattered showers mainly in the morning - chance for rain is 70% in the morning and 20% in the afternoon.

Average high through the extended period is 59 degrees and the average low is 39 degrees.

Bay Lake Climate Data for today.

Average high:....60 degrees

Average low:.....40 degrees.

Sunrise:...7:12 A.M.

Sunset:....6:51 P.M.

Jonathan Yuhas KARE 11 10/02/2009

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.