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** Lake water temperatures are in the low 70s on Bay Lake right now. Usually 70 degree lake water is the point in which it is safe to swim - lake water temperatures at Bay Lake reach highest levels of about 80 degrees in July.
The average temperature at Bay Lake in June goes from an average high of 78 degrees and an average low of 56 degrees on July 1st to an average high of 81 degrees and average low of 58 degrees on July 31st. Jonathan Yuhas
Some Strong to Severe thunderstorms possible in the Bay Lake area later tonight after sunset - some of the storms could produce heavy rain and damaging winds.
TODAY: Patchy fog until the late morning then partly cloudy and muggy with a slight chance for an isolated shower or thunderstorm after 4 P.M. - chance for rain is 10% after 4 P.M.
High: 80 degrees ( humid dew point temperatures in the low 60s ).
Wind: East-Southeast winds at 7 - 14 mph.
Chance for Rain today: 10% after 4 P.M.
** The UV Index today is 7,which is HIGH, meaning you can sunburn in 20 minutes in the noon sun with out sun block even in cloudy conditions.
7 P.M. Weather: Partly to mostly cloudy with isolated showers and thunderstorms in the area mainly to the south - temperatures will be in the mid 70s with Southeast winds at 7 to 14 mph. Sunset tonight is 9:05 P.M. - chance for rain is 40%.
TONIGHT: Cloudy with scattered thunderstorms becoming more widespread and heavier after 9 P.M. - some of the storms could be Severe with frequent lightning, hail, heavy rains and damaging winds.
Low: 62 degrees.
Wind: Southeaset winds at 7 to 14 mph shifting to the North at 7 to 14 mph.
Chance for rain tonight: 40% at 7 P.M. then 70% at 8 P.M. and 90% after 9 P.M.
SUNDAY: Cloudy in the morning with scattered showers then becoming partly cloudy, breezy and less humid in the afternoon.
High: 78 degrees ( dew point tempertaures in humid low to mid 60s in the morning ).
Wind: Northhwest at 10 to 20 mph.
Chance for rain: 60% in the morning then 10% in the afternoon and 0% in the evening.
7 P.M. Clear to partly cloudy - temperatures will be in the mid 70s with Northwest winds at 5 to 10 mph. Sunset is 9:05 P.M. Chance for rain is 0%.
Extended Outlook for the Ruttgers area at Bay Lake, MN:
MONDAY...............................76......Sunny to partly cloudy with an afternoon isolated shower possible - chance for rain is 20%
TUESDAY.............................80.....Sunny to partly cloudy.
WEDNESDAY........................78.....Sunny to partly cloudy.
Average high through the extended period is 78 degrees and the average low is 56 degrees.
Bay Lake Climate Data for today.
Average high:....77 degrees
Average low:.....55 degrees.
Jonathan Yuhas KARE 11 6/26/2010
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.