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** Lake water temperatures are in the mid to 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 early August.
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.
High: 77 degrees.
Wind: West-Southwest winds at 7 to 14 mph.
Chance for Rain today: 0%.
** The UV Index today is 6, which is MODERATE, meaning you can sunburn in 25 minutes in the noon sun with out sun block even in cloudy conditions.
7 P.M. Weather: Partly cloudy - temperatures will be in the mid 70s with winds from the West-Southwest at 6 to 12 mph. Sunset tonight is 8:23 P.M. - chance for rain is 0%.
TONIGHT: Partly to mostly cloudy with a slight chance for isolated showers and thunderstorms - chance for rain is 40% after 12 A.M.
Low: 60 degrees.
Wind: Southwest at 6 to 12 mph.
Chance for rain tonight: 40% after 12 A.M.
WEDNESDAY: Partly to mostly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms at times - a Strong storm is possible during the afternoon - chance for rain is 40% before noon and 70% in the afternoon then 80% in the evening.
High: 77 degrees ( muggy with dew points in the low 60s ).
Wind: Southwest winds at 7 to 14 mph.
Chance for rain: Chance for rain is 40% before noon then 70% in the afternoon and 80% in the evening.
7 P.M. Mostly cloudy with scattered thunderstorms in the area - some could be Strong especially to the south - temperatures will be in the low 70s. Winds will be from the West at 6 to 12 mph. Chance for rain is 80%. Sunset Wednesday is 8:22 P.M.
Extended Outlook for the Ruttgers area at Bay Lake, MN:
THURSDAY................................76...Humid with partly to mostly cloudy skies and scattered thunderstorms at times especially in the afternoon and evening - some of the storms could be Strong. Chance for rain is 50% all day and 70% in the evening.
FRIDAY.....................................74...Cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms until noon then some afternoon sun with a chance for spotty showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Chance for rain is 80% in the morning and 50% in the afternoon.
SATURDAY..............................82...Partly cloudy and muggy with a slight chance for an isolated thunderstorm. Chance for rain is 30%.
SUNDAY..................................85...Partly cloudy, breezy and humid.
Average high through the extended period is 78 degrees and the average low is 55 degrees.
Bay Lake Climate Data for today.
Average high:....78 degrees
Average low:.....55 degrees.
Jonathan Yuhas KARE 11 8/17/2010
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.