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** Lake water temperatures are in the upper 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: Sunny to partly cloudy.
High: 80 degrees ( dew points near 60 degrees - slightly humid )
Wind: North winds at 4 to 8 mph.
Chance for Rain today: 0%.
** 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: Increasing clouds with temperatures in the mid 70s and winds from the North at 3 to 6 mph. Sunset tonight is 8:56 P.M. - chance for rain is 0%.
TONIGHT: Mostly cloudy with a chance for showers and thunderstorms after 10 P.M. and some of the storms could produce heavy downpours of rain - chance for rain is 60% after 10 P.M. and 80% after 2 A.M. through sunrise Saturday.
Low: 64 degrees.
Wind: North at 4 to 8 mph but higher gusts near thunderstorms.
Chance for rain tonight: 60% after 10 P.M. then 80% after 2 A.M.
SATURDAY: Cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms in the morning then becoming party cloudy and less humid in the late afternoon.
High: 76 degrees ( dew point temperatures will be in the humid low 60s in the morning then fall into the more comfortable upper 50s by evening ).
Wind: Northeast 6 to 12 mph.
Chance for rain: 80% before 8 A.M. then 60% 8 A.M. to 10 A.M. then 50% 10 A.M. to 1 P.M. and then less than 20% the rest of the day.
7 P.M. Clearing skies - temperatures will be in in the low 70s with Northeast winds at 4 to 8 mph. Chance for rain is 10%. Sunset Saturday night is 8:55 P.M.
Extended Outlook for the Ruttgers area at Bay Lake, MN:
SUNDAY............................83...Sunny to partly cloudy and pleasant.
MONDAY............................84...Sunny to partly cloudy and more humid.
TUESDAY...........................84...Partly cloudy and humid with scattered thunderstorms - chance for rain is 30%.
Average high through the extended period is 81 degrees and the average low is 58 degrees.
Bay Lake Climate Data for today.
Average high:....81 degrees
Average low:.....58 degrees.
Jonathan Yuhas KARE 11 7/23/2010
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.