Sunday, July 11, 2010

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** Lake water temperatures are in the 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 July 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

TODAY: A mix of clouds and sun with a slight chance for an isolated thunderstorm during the afternoon - chance of rain 20%.

High: 76 degrees ( muggy with a dew point near 60 degrees )

Wind: West-Northwest winds at 5 - 10 mph.

Chance for Rain today: 20% between Now and 6 P.M.

** The UV Index today is 6, which is MODERATE, meaning you can sunburn in 25 minutes in the noon sun with out sun block even in cloudy conditions.

7 P.M. Weather: Partly cloudy with a very slight chance for a brief isolated shower/t-storm but nothing heavy or long lasting exptected - temperatures will be in the low 70s with West-Northwest winds at 5 to 10 mph. Sunset tonight is 9:00 P.M. - chance for rain is 0%.

TONIGHT: Clearing skies and less humid.

Low: 55 degrees.

Wind: Southwest Light Winds.

Chance for rain tonight: 0%.

MONDAY: Sunny and pleasant with low humidity.

High: 77 degrees ( dew point temperatures will be in the non-humid mid 50s ).

Wind: East-Southeast at 4 to 8 mph.

Chance for rain: 0%.

7 P.M. Clear skies with temperatures in the mid 70s and light winds. Chance for rain is 0%.

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

TUESDAY..............................82...Partly cloudy and more humid with scattered thunderstorms possible in the evening - chance for rain is 40%.

WEDNESDAY.......................75...Partly to mostly cloudy with scattered thunderstorms - some of the storms could be Strong - chance for rain is 80%.

THURSDAY..........................81...Sunny and warm.

FRIDAY................................85...Sunny to partly cloudy and humid.

Average high through the extended period is 80 degrees and the average low is 57 degrees.

Bay Lake Climate Data for today.

Average high:....79 degrees

Average low:.....57 degrees.

Sunrise:...5:35 A.M.

Sunset:....9:00 P.M.

Jonathan Yuhas KARE 11 7/11/2010

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.