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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: Mainly cloudy with some peeks of sun and a chance for spotty showers and thunderstorms - chance for rain is 50%.
High: 76 degrees ( dew points in the low 60s - humid )
Wind: East-Southeast winds at 7 to 14 mph.
Chance for Rain today: 50%.
** The UV Index today is 4, which is LOW, meaning you can sunburn in 45 minutes in the noon sun with out sun block even in cloudy conditions.
7 P.M. Weather: Partly to mostly cloudy with spotty showers/thunderstorms in the area but mainly northwest and southeast of Bay Lake - temperatures will be in the low 70s and it will be muggy. Sunset tonight is 8:56 P.M. - chance for rain is 40%.
TONIGHT: Cloudy with a chance for showers and thunderstorms - chance for rain is 40%.
Low: 65 degrees.
Wind: South at 4 to 8 mph.
Chance for rain tonight: 40%.
FRIDAY: A mix of clouds and sun with a chance for scattered showers and thunderstorms mainly late Friday afternoon and evening - chance for rain is 40% most of the day and 60% after 5 P.M.
High: 82 degrees ( dew point temperatures will be in the humid low 60s ).
Wind: West 6 to 12 mph.
Chance for rain: 40% most of the day then 60% 5 P.M. through 10 P.M. and 80% after 10 P.M.
7 P.M. Partly to mostly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms in the area - temperatures will be in in the upper 70s with West winds at 6 to 12 mph. Chance for rain is 60%. Sunset Thursday night is 8:55 P.M.
Extended Outlook for the Ruttgers area at Bay Lake, MN:
SATURDAY.......................80...Cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms until noon then partly cloudy and less humid in the afternoon - chance for rain is 70% before noon then 30% in the early afternoon and 0% after 5 P.M.
SUNDAY............................83...Sunny to partly cloudy and pleasant.
MONDAY............................84...Sunny to partly cloudy and more 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.
Jonathan Yuhas KARE 11 7/22/2010
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.