** Fall color is starting to peak across northern Minnesota right now - look for excellent pockets of fall color over the next 10 days. Usually peak fall color around Bay Lake is about October 5th but it will be delayed some due to the warm September so look for some of the best color between October 8 and October 11 with color lingering a bit into mid October.
** Lake water temperatures are in the low 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: Sunny to partly cloudy.
High: 46 degrees.
Wind: Northwest at 5 to 10 mph.
Chance for rain today: 0%.
** The UV Index today is 2, which is LOW, meaning sunburn in not likely today.
7 P.M. Weather: Increasing clouds - temperatures will be in the low 40s with Northwest winds at 5 to 10 mph. Sunset tonight is 6:38 P.M.
TONIGHT: Cloudy with light snow developing after 2 A.M.
Low: 30 degrees.
Wind: West 5 to 10 mph.
Chance for rain tonight: 0%.
SATURDAY: Cloudy with periods of light snow - accumulations of 1 inch possible in grassy areas.
High: 38 degrees.
Wind: West at 10 to 20 mph.
Chance for snow: 90% before noon then 40% during the afternoon.
7 P.M. Partl to mostly cloudy - temperatures will be in the mid 30s with West Winds at 9 to 18 mph. Sunset is 6:36 P.M.
Extended Outlook for the Ruttgers area at Bay Lake, MN:
SUN........................43.......Hard freeze in the morning then a mix of clouds and sun.
MON........................40.......Cloudy with rain and snow - chance for rain and snow is 60%.
** Warmer weather on the way by next weekend ( Oct 17 and 18 ) with 50s and possibly 60s returning.
Average high through the extended period is 57 degrees and the average low is 36 degrees.
Bay Lake Climate Data for today.
Average high:....58 degrees
Average low:.....37 degrees.
Jonathan Yuhas KARE 11 10/09/2009
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.