Friday, May 27, 2011

Friday May 27, 2011

Welcome back to another Summer with your daily Ruttger's weather forecast!

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** Lake water temperatures are in the low 60s at Bay Lake.

The average temperature at Bay Lake in May goes from an average high of 72 degrees and an average low of 48 degrees on May 31st to an average high of 79 degrees and average low of 55 degrees on June 30th. Jonathan Yuhas

TODAY: Cloudy and cool with rain developing after 2 P.M.

High: 59 degrees.

Wind: East-Southeast at 8 to 16 mph.

Chance for Rain today: 40% at 2 P.M. then 50% at 3 P.M. and 80% after 4 P.M.

** The UV Index today is 2, which is LOW, sunburn not likely today.

7 P.M. Weather: Cloudy with scattered showers - temperatures will be in the mid 50s with winds from the East-Southeast winds at 7 to 14 mph. Sunset tonight is 8:47 P.M. - chance for rain is 80%.

TONIGHT: Cloudy with periods of rain.

Low: 48 degrees.

Wind: Light Winds.

Chance for rain tonight: 100%.

SATURDAY: Cloudy in the morning with scattered showers until 9 A.M. then peeks of sunshine from 10 A.M. to 2 P.M. with more showers and thunderstorms redeveloping around 2 P.M. - some of the thunderstorms developing in the afternoon have the potential to be Strong and produce brief heavy downpours of rain, frequent lightning, hail and gusty winds - the risk for severe weather is not very high Saturday but be prepared for an isolated strong thunderstorms in the mid afternoon that would last about 10 to 20 minutes - the risk for a strong thunderstorm is from 2 P.M. to 8 P.M and widespread severe weather is not expected. It will be breezy too.

High: 68 degrees.

Wind: Southwest 10 to 20 mph.

Chance for rain: 60% from 6 A.M. to 10 A.M. then 20% 10 A.M. to 2 P.M. then 60% 2 P.M. to 3 P.M. and 70% 3 P.M. to 8 P.M. then 50% 8 P.M. to 11 P.M. and less than 40% after 11 P.M.

7 P.M. Cloudy with scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms - temperatures will be in the upper 50s with Southwest winds at 8 to 16 mph - chance for rain is 70% - sunset Saturday evening is 8:48 P.M.

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

SUNDAY......................................................68...A mix of clouds and sun with a chance for showers and thunderstorms at anytime but most of the day will be dry - chance for rain is 20% all day.

MONDAY......................................................75...Cool and windy in the morning with cloudy skies then becoming partly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms developing in the afternoon and continuing into the evening - some of the afternoon and evening storms could be Strong - chance for rain is 20% in the morning then 40% in the early afternoon and 70% in the late afternoon and evening.

Average high through the extended period is 71 degrees and the average low is 47 degrees.

Bay Lake Climate Data for today.

Average high:....71 degrees

Average low:.....47 degrees.

Sunrise:...5:35 A.M.

Sunset:....8:47 P.M.

Jonathan Yuhas KARE 11 5/27/2011

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.