Friday, July 30, 2010

Friday July 30, 2010

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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 late July goes from an average high of 81 degrees and an average low of 58 degrees. During the month of August the average high is 81 degrees and the average low is 58 degrees on August 1st then an average high of 79 degrees and average low of 56 degrees on August 15th and an average high of 74 degrees and average low of 53 degrees on August 31st. Jonathan Yuhas

TODAY: Partly to mostly cloudy and humid with some spotty showers and thunderstorms at times - chance for rain is 60% all day.

High: 78 degrees ( dew points in the humid mid 60s )

Wind: Southeast winds at 4 to 8 mph.

Chance for Rain today: 60% during the day and 40% in the evening.

** 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: Partly to mostly cloudy with spotty thunderstorms in the area - temperatures will be in the mid 70s with muggy conditions and winds will be from the Southeast at 3 to 6 mph. Sunset tonight is 8:46 P.M. - chance for rain is 40%.

TONIGHT: Partly to mostly cloudy with spotty showers and thunderstorms in the area - some patchy fog possible after midnight.

Low: 62 degrees.

Wind: Light Winds.

Chance for rain tonight: 40%.

SATURDAY: Partly cloudy with a slight chance for an isolated shower or thunderstorm in the afternoon - chance for rain is 20% during the day.

High: 82 degrees ( dew point temperatures will be humid in mid 60s ).

Wind: Northwest winds at 5 to 10 mph.

Chance for rain: Chance for rain is 20%.

7 P.M. Partly cloudy and muggy with temperatures in the upper 70s and winds from the Northwest at 2 to 4 mph. Chance for rain is 20% then 50% after midnight. Sunset Saturday night is 8:45 P.M.

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

SUNDAY....................................83...Partly to mostly cloudy and humid with scattered thunderstorms - chance for rain is 50% in the morning then 60% around noon and 40% in the late afternoon and evening.

MONDAY...................................85...Partly cloudy and humid with spotty thunderstorms - chance for rain all day and evening is 50%.

TUESDAY...................................84...Sunny to Partly cloudy and humid.

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.

Sunrise:...5:54 A.M.

Sunset:....8:46 P.M.

Jonathan Yuhas KARE 11 7/30/2010

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.