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** Lake water temperatures are in the upper 60s to near 70 degrees 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
TODAY: Morning fog and low clouds until 10 A.M. then partly cloudy to sunny during the afternoon.
High: 78 degrees.
Wind: Southeast winds at 6 - 12 mph.
Chance for Rain today: 80% all day.
** The UV Index today is 6,which is MODERATE, meaning you can sunburn in 30 minutes in the noon sun with out sun block even in cloudy conditions.
7 P.M. Weather: Clear to partly cloudy - temperatures will be in the mid 70s with Southeast winds at 4 to 8 mph. Sunset tonight is 9:03 P.M. - chance for rain is 0%.
TONIGHT: Partly cloudy with a slight chance for an isolated thunderstorm toward sunrise Thursday.
Low: 60 degrees.
Wind: Southeast winds at 5 to 10 mph.
Chance for rain tonight: 10% around sunrise Thursday.
THURSDAY: Partly cloudy,windy and more humid with isolated thunderstorms in the morning then scattered thunderstorms redeveloping in the late afternoon and evening - some of the late afternoon and evening storms could be Severe with heavy rain, hail and high winds. Chance for rain is 10% in the morning then 60% in the late afternoon and 90% in the evening.
High: 83 degrees ( dew point tempertaures in the low to mid 60s - humid ).
Wind: Southeast at 15 to 25 mph and higher gusts near thunderstorms.
Chance for rain: 10% before noon then 60% after 4 P.m. and 90% after 7 P.M.
7 P.M. Partly to mostly cloudy with scattered thunderstorms and some could be Severe - temperatures will be near 80 degrees with gusty Southeast winds at 15 to 25 mph. Sunset is 9:03 P.M. Chance for rain is 90%.
Extended Outlook for the Ruttgers area at Bay Lake, MN:
FRIDAY.....................79.......Partly cloudy, breezy and less humid.
SATURDAY...................78.......Partly cloudy with an isolated shower or thunderstorm toward sunset - chance for rain is 20%.
Average high through the extended period is 76 degrees and the average low is 54 degrees.
Bay Lake Climate Data for today.
Average high:....75 degrees
Average low:.....53 degrees.
Jonathan Yuhas KARE 11 6/16/2010
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.