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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: Sunny to partly cloudy with a very slight chance for a brief isolated shower/thunderstorm after 2 P.M. but nothing heavy or long lasting expected - chance of rain 20%.
High: 83 degrees ( lower humidity with dew points in the comfortable mid 50s )
Wind: West-Northwest winds at 5 - 10 mph.
Chance for Rain today: 20% between 2 P.M. and 9 P.M.
** The UV Index today is 8, which is HIGH, meaning you can sunburn in 15 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 Near 80 with West-Northwest winds at 5 to 10 mph. Sunset tonight is 9:01 P.M. - chance for rain is 20%.
TONIGHT: Partly cloudy with a slight chance for an isolated shower/thunderstorm.
Low: 61 degrees.
Wind: Southwest 3 - 6 mph.
Chance for rain tonight: 20%.
SATURDAY: A slight chance for isolated thunderstorms in the morning otherwise partly cloudy and breezy with a chance for thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening - some of the storms in the afternoon and evening could be Strong - chance for rain is 20% before noon then 30% from noon to 4 P.M. then 50% 4 P.M. to 7 P.M. and 70% after 7 P.M.
High: 84 degrees ( dew point temperatures will be in the humid low 60s ).
Wind: Southwest at 10 to 20 mph.
Chance for rain: 20% in the morning then 30% noon to 4 P.M. then 50% 4 P.M. to 7 P.M. and 70% after 7 P.M.
7 P.M. Partly to mostly cloudy with isolated thunderstorms in the area - temperatures will be in the low 80s with West-Southwest winds at 8 to 16 mph. Sunset is 9:00 P.M. Chance for rain is 70%.
Extended Outlook for the Ruttgers area at Bay Lake, MN:
SUNDAY...............................75...A mix of clouds and sun with a chance for scattered thunderstorms - some of the storms could be Strong - chance for rain is 70%.
MONDAY...............................77...Morning clouds then partly cloudy, breezy and less humid.
TUESDAY..............................81...Sunny and warmer.
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.
Jonathan Yuhas KARE 11 7/09/2010
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.