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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.
During the month of August at Bay Lake 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: Sunny to partly cloudy and breezy with a slight chance for some isolated thundershowers in the afternoon and early evening - chance for rain is 20%.
High: 77 degrees - not as humid ( dew point temperatures in the more comfortable mid 50s )
Wind: West-Northwest winds at 8 to 16 mph.
Chance for Rain today: 20% during the afternoon and evening but most areas staying dry.
** 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: Partly cloudy with a few isolated thundershowers in the area - temperatures will be in the mid 70s and winds will be from the West-Northwest at 6 to 12 mph. Sunset tonight is 8:37 P.M. - chance for rain is 20% early then 0% after 11 P.M. .
TONIGHT: Partly cloudy with a slight chance for an isolated thundershower early.
Low: 55 degrees.
Wind: Light Winds.
Chance for rain tonight: 20% until 11 P.M. then 0% after 3 P.M.
FRIDAY: Sunny and pleasant with low humidity.
High: 78 degrees ( dew point temperatures will be non humid in low 50s ).
Wind: West-Northwest winds at 6 to 12 mph.
Chance for rain: Chance for rain is 0%.
7 P.M. Clear skies with low humidity and temperatures in the mid 70s. Winds will be from the West at 4 to 8 mph. Chance for rain is 0%. Sunset Friday night is 8:36 P.M.
Extended Outlook for the Ruttgers area at Bay Lake, MN:
SATURDAY...............................83...Partly cloudy and more humid with spotty thunderstorms mainly in the evening and some could be Strong - chance for rain is 40% during the day and 70% in the evening.
SUNDAY...................................88...Partly cloudy and humid with spotty thunderstorms especially in the morning and some could be Strong - chance for rain is 70% in the morning and 40% in the afternoon.
MONDAY..................................85...Partly to mostly cloudy and humid with scattered thunderstorms at times - some of the storms could be Strong - chance for rain is 60% all day.
Average high through the extended period is 80 degrees and the average low is 57 degrees.
Bay Lake Climate Data for today.
Average high:....80 degrees
Average low:.....57 degrees.
Jonathan Yuhas KARE 11 8/05/2010
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.