Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Wednesday June 23, 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

TODAY: Mostly cloudy and breezy with scattered showers and thunderstorms then some peeks of sun this afternoon - chance for rain is 100% all day.

High: 74 degrees ( turning less humid during the afternoon with dew point temperatures falling back into the mid 50s ).

Wind: Northwest winds at 10 - 20 mph.

Chance for Rain today: 100% all day then 60% into the early evening.

** The UV Index today is 3,which is LOW, meaning you can sunburn in 60 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 upper 60s with Northwest winds at 7 to 14 mph. Sunset tonight is 9:03 P.M. - chance for rain is 60%.

TONIGHT: Spotty showers early then partly cloudy with some patchy fog late.

Low: 58 degrees.

Wind: West winds at 4 to 8 mph.

Chance for rain tonight: 30% in the early evening.

THURSDAY: Sunny to partly cloudy and very nice.

High: 80 degrees ( dew point tempertaures in the comfortable mid 50s ).

Wind: West-Southwest at 7 to 14 mph.

Chance for rain: 20% in the late evening after 11 P.M.

7 P.M. Partly cloudy - temperatures will be in the mid 70s with West-Southwest winds at 5 to 10 mph. Sunset is 9:03 P.M. Chance for rain late Thursday evening is 20%.

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

FRIDAY.........................80.......Partly cloudy with a chance for spotty thunderstorms in the late afternoon and evening - chance for rain is in the late afternoon and evening is 40%.

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.....Partly cloudy with a chance for a few isolated thunderstorms - chance for rain is 20%.

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 6/23/2010

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.