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** Lake water temperatures are near 60 degrees on Bay Lake right now and should warm into the low 60s by May 25. Usually 70 degree lake water is the point in which it is safe to swim and that temperature is often reached in June then lake water temperatures reach highest levels of about 80 degrees in July.
The average temperature at Bay Lake in May goes from an average high of 72 degrees and an average low of 47 degrees on May 29th to an average high of 76 degrees and average low of 54 degrees on June 20th. Jonathan Yuhas
TODAY: Partly cloudy, windy, hot and humid with isolated thunderstorms possible.
High: 88 degrees with dew point temps in the low to mid 60s ( heat index low 90s ).
Wind: Southeast at 15 to 25 mph.
Chance for Rain today: 20% at anytime.
** The UV Index today is 7, which is HIGH, meaning you can sunburn in 20 mintues in the noon sun with out sun block even in cloudy conditions.
7 P.M. Weather: Partly cloudy with a chance for isolated thunderstorms - chance for rain is 20% - temperatures will be in the mid 80s with Southeast winds at 10 to 20 mph. Sunset tonight is 8:46 P.M.
TONIGHT: Partly cloudy with a chance for spotty thunderstorms.
Low: 68 degrees.
Wind: Southeast 10 to 20 mph.
Chance for rain tonight: 20%.
TUESDAY: Partly to mostly cloudy and breezy with scattered thunderstorms - some of the storms could be Strong to Severe.
High: 82 degrees ( humid ).
Wind: Southwest at 10 to 20 mph.
Chance for rain: 30% before noon then 70% the rest of the day.
7 P.M. Partly to mostly cloudy with scattered thunderstorms in the area - temperatures will be in the mid 70s with Southwest Winds at 8 to 16 mph. Sunset is 8:48 P.M. Chance for rain is 70%.
Extended Outlook for the Ruttgers area at Bay Lake, MN:
WED........................79.......Partly cloudy in the morning then Sunny and less humid.
THU........................78.......Sunny and pleasant with low humidity.
Average high through the extended period is 71 degrees and the average low is 47 degrees.
Bay Lake Climate Data for today.
Average high:....70 degrees
Average low:.....44 degrees.
Jonathan Yuhas KARE 11 5/24/2010
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.