Thursday, September 2, 2010

Thursday September 2, 2010

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** Lake water temperatures are in the low 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 September at Bay Lake the average high is 74 degrees and the average low is 53 degrees on September 1st then an average high of 69 degrees and average low of 46 degrees on September 15th and an average high of 63 degrees and average low of 40 degrees on September 30th.

Fall color around the Bay Lake area shows up by mid September with Sugar Maples often showing peak color by September 20th - the best Fall color in the Bay Lake area is usually from September 28 through October 4 but good color still lingers up until October 10th. Jonathan Yuhas

TODAY: Mainly cloudy with some peeks of sun - spotty showers and thunderstorms possible at anytime today. .

High: 66 degrees.

Wind: West-Northwest winds at 10 to 20 mph.

Chance for Rain today: 70% all day.

** The UV Index today is 3, which is LOW - meaning sunburn not likely.

7 P.M. Weather: Partly to mostly cloudy skies, cool and breezy with spotty showers - temperatures in the low 60s with winds from the West-Northwest at 9 to 18 mph. Sunset tonight is 7:53 P.M. - chance for rain is 30%.

TONIGHT: Mostly cloudy and breezy with spotty showers.

Low: 48 degrees.

Wind: Northwest at 9 to 18 mph.

Chance for rain tonight: 40%.

FRIDAY: Partly to mostly cloudy, windy and very cool for early September - a few spinkles or isolated showers are possible during the afternoon but nothing long lasting or heavy expected.

High: 62 degrees ( dew point temperatures in the low 50s - not humid ).

Wind: Northwest winds at 15 to 25 mph.

Chance for rain: 50% all day.

7 P.M. Partly cloudy and windy - temperatures will be around 60 degrees. Winds will be from the Northwest at 9 to 18 mph. Sunset Thursday is 7:52 P.M.

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

SATURDAY.............................................67...Sunny to partly cloudy.

SUNDAY..................................................72...Sunny to partly cloudy.

MONDAY LABOR DAY.............................75...Partly to mostly cloudy with scattered thunderstorms - chance for rain is 40%.

Average high through the extended period is 74 degrees and the average low is 52 degrees.

Bay Lake Climate Data for today.

Average high:....73 degrees

Average low:.....52 degrees.

Sunrise:...6:36 A.M.

Sunset:....7:53 P.M.

Jonathan Yuhas KARE 11 9/02/2010

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.