Thursday, October 8, 2009

Thursday October 8, 2009

** 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: A mix of clouds and sun.

High: 47 degrees.

Wind: Northwest at 7 to 14 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: Partly cloudy and cool - temperatures will be in the low 40s with Northwest winds at 5 to 10 mph. Sunset tonight is 6:40 P.M.

TONIGHT: Partly cloudy with a hard frost and freeze by sunrise Friday morning.

Low: 29 degrees.

Wind: Light Winds.

Chance for rain tonight: 0%.

FRIDAY: A mix of clouds and sun then increasing clouds in the evening with a chance for light snow after 10 P.M.

High: 46 degrees.

Wind: Northwest at 7 to 14 mph.

Chance for snow: 20% 10 P.M through 4 A.M. then 60% Saturday morning.

7 P.M. Partl to mostly cloudy - temperatures will be in the low 40s with Light Winds. Sunset is 6:38 P.M.

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

SAT........................39.......Cloudy with scattered rain and snow showers mainly in the morning then some clearing in the afternoon - chance for rain and snow is 70% in the morning and 20% in the afternoon.

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%.

Average high through the extended period is 58 degrees and the average low is 37 degrees.

Bay Lake Climate Data for today.

Average high:....59 degrees

Average low:.....37 degrees.

Sunrise:...7:20 A.M.

Sunset:....6:40 P.M.

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.