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** Lake water temperatures are in the low to mid 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
Right now the current pattern is not showing any +90 degree days until after June 20th but some more pleasant weather and dry conditions coming up next week ( Monday June 14 - Friday June 18 ).
TODAY: Gusty winds today with a mix of clouds and sun ( more clouds than sun ) and a slight chance for an isolated thundershower in the afternoon but most areas will stay dry.
High: 70 degrees.
Wind: West-Northwest at 11 to 22 mph.
Chance for Rain today: 20% all day.
** The UV Index today is 5, which is MODERATE, meaning you can sunburn in 35 minutes in the noon sun with out sun block even in cloudy conditions.
7 P.M. Weather: Breezy conditions with partly to mostly cloudy skies and a slight chance for an isolated thundershower - temperatures will be in the mid 60s with West-Northwest winds at 10 to 20 mph. Sunset tonight is 9:00 P.M. - chance for rain is 10%.
TONIGHT: Light winds with partly to mostly cloudy skies and a few isolated showers are possible in the early evening hours.
Low: 48 degrees.
Wind: Northwest at 6 to 12 mph.
Chance for rain tonight: 10% until 9 P.M. but most areas will stay dry.
THURSDAY: Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms developing in the afternoon and evening.
High: 70 degrees.
Wind: East-Southeast at 7 to 14 mph.
Chance for rain: 20% from 12 P.M. to 2 P.M. then 60% from 2 P.M. to 4 P.M. and 80% 4 P.M. through sunrise Friday.
7 P.M. Cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms - temperatures will be in the mid 60s with East-Southeast winds at 7 to 14 mph. Sunset is 9:01 P.M. Chance for rain is 80%.
Extended Outlook for the Ruttgers area at Bay Lake, MN:
FRI........................72.......Mainly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms - a few storms could be Strong - chance for rain is 70% all day.
SAT........................70.......Mainly cloudy with a chance for thunderstorms - chance for rain is 80% all day.
SUN........................69.......A mix of clouds and sun with breezy conditions.
Average high through the extended period is 75 degrees and the average low is 53 degrees.
Bay Lake Climate Data for today.
Average high:....74 degrees
Average low:.....52 degrees.
Jonathan Yuhas KARE 11 6/09/2010
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.