Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Wednesday August 11, 2010

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*** A hot day ahead for Ruttgers with temps in the upper 80s and heat index values in the mid 90s - perfect day to be on or in Bay Lake :)

** 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 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: Hazy, hot and humid.

High: 88 degrees - heat index values in the mid to upper 90s - humid ( dew point temperatures in the sticky upper 60s )

Wind: West winds at 7 to 14 mph.

Chance for Rain today: 0%.

** 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: Clear skies with temperatures in the mid 80s and winds will be from the West at 3 to 6 mph. Sunset tonight is 8:30 P.M. - chance for rain is 0%.

TONIGHT: Clear with areas of pathcy fog.

Low: 67 degrees.

Wind: Light Winds.

Chance for rain tonight: 0%.

THURSDAY: Hazy, hot and humid with isolated thunderstorms at times mainly in the late afternoon and evening - some of the storms in the afternoon and evening could be Severe with damaging winds and heavy rainfall.

High: 90 degrees ( dew point temperatures will be very humid in the upper 60s to near 70 degrees producing heat index values in the upper 90s ).

Wind: East-Southeast winds at 6 to 12 mph but higher gusts near thunderstorms.

Chance for rain: Chance for rain is 32% from sunrise ( 6:06 A.M. ) to 2 P.M. then 40% 2 P.M. to 7 P.M. then 70% the rest of the evening through Friday morning.

7 P.M. Partly to mostly cloudy with scattered thunderstorms in the area and some could be Strong - temperatures will be in the mid 80s with dew point temperatures in the humid upper 60s. Winds will be from the East-Southeast at 6 to 12 mph with higher gusts near thunderstorms. Chance for rain is 40%. Sunset Wednesday night is 8:29 P.M.

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

FRIDAY............................................85...Partly to mostly cloudy and humid with scattered thunderstorms at times - some of the storms could be Strong - chance for rain is 70% in the morning then 40% in the afternoon and 90% in the evening.

SATURDAY......................................78...Cloudy with scattered showers in the morning then partly cloudy, breezy and less humid in the afternoon - chance for rain is 80% in the morning and 30% in the afternoon.

SUNDAY..........................................75...Partly cloudy and much lower humidity.

Average high through the extended period is 79 degrees and the average low is 56 degrees.

Bay Lake Climate Data for today.

Average high:....80 degrees

Average low:.....57 degrees.

Sunrise:...6:07 A.M.

Sunset:....8:30 P.M.

Jonathan Yuhas KARE 11 8/11/2010

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.