Thursday, June 24, 2010

Thursday June 24, 2010

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** Lake water temperatures are in the upper 60s to 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 72 degrees and an average low of 49 degrees on June 1st to an average high of 78 degrees and average low of 56 degrees on June 30th. Jonathan Yuhas

Some Strong to Severe thunderstorms possible in the Bay Lake area Friday and Saturday mainly in the evening hours.

TODAY: Partly cloudy with a chance for isolated showers and thunderstorms this afternoon - chance for rain is 20% all day.

High: 80 degrees ( non-humid dew point temperatures in the mid 50s ).

Wind: West winds at 5 - 10 mph.

Chance for Rain today: 20% all day then 40% into the evening.

** 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 spotty showers and thunderstorms in the area - temperatures will be in the mid 70s with Southwest winds at 5 to 10 mph. Sunset tonight is 9:03 P.M. - chance for rain is 40%.

TONIGHT: Partly to mostly cloudy with isolated showers and thunderstorms.

Low: 62 degrees.

Wind: Southwest winds at 4 to 8 mph.

Chance for rain tonight: 40% all night.

FRIDAY: Partly to mostly cloudy, breezy and humid with scattered thunderstorms at times and some could be Severe in the late afternoon and evening.

High: 80 degrees ( dew point tempertaures in humid low 60s ).

Wind: Southwest at 10 to 20 mph.

Chance for rain: 40% in the morning then 70% in the evening.

7 P.M. Partly to mostly cloudy with scattered thunderstorms in the area - temperatures will be in the mid 70s with Southwest winds at 5 to 10 mph. Sunset is 9:03 P.M. Chance for rain is 70%.

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

SATURDAY.......................82......Partly cloudy with spotty thunderstorms mainly in the morning and late in the afternoon and evening - some of the storms in the evening could be Strong - chance for rain is 50% in the morning and 50% in the late afternoon and evening.

SUNDAY.........................78.....Scattered thunderstorms in the morning then partly cloudy, breezy and less humid in the afternoon - chance for rain is 70% in teh morning and 20% in the afternoon.

MONDAY........................78.....Sunny to partly cloudy and pleasant.

Average high through the extended period is 77 degrees and the average low is 55 degrees.

Bay Lake Climate Data for today.

Average high:....76 degrees

Average low:.....54 degrees.

Sunrise:...5:24 A.M.

Sunset:....9:03 P.M.

Jonathan Yuhas KARE 11 6/24/2010

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.