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Severe Thunderstorm Threat Increasing This Week from the High Plains to Gulf Coast

A storm system will move from the Rockies to the East Coast during the next several days bringing a severe thunderstorm threat to many parts of the nation. On Thursday, large hail will be the main threat in the High Plains. By Friday a more widespread threat will develop in the ArkLaTex region where damaging winds, very large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rochester, Rochester International Airport (KRST)

Lat: 43.9°NLon: 92.49°WElev: 1316ft.

Overcast and Breezy

33°F

1°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed SE 22 G 29 mph
Barometer 30.17 in (1023.2 mb)
Dewpoint 22°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill21°F (-6°C)
Last update 23 Mar 6:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Rochester MN

  • Today

    Today: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 42. Breezy, with a southeast wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Cloudy then
    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 42 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a chance of showers between 10pm and midnight, then rain likely after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 39. Southeast wind 6 to 14 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 39 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain.  High near 48. North wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain

    High: 48 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain.  Low around 35. Northeast wind 11 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain

    Low: 35 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain likely, mainly before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 44. Northeast wind 11 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely

    High: 44 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 35. Northeast wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 35 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of rain before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 48. Northeast wind around 7 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 48 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Cloudy, with a low around 38. North wind around 6 mph.

    Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. North wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 50 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 42. Breezy, with a southeast wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a chance of showers between 10pm and midnight, then rain likely after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 39. Southeast wind 6 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
Rain. High near 48. North wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Rain. Low around 35. Northeast wind 11 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Rain likely, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 44. Northeast wind 11 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 35. Northeast wind 7 to 10 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of rain before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 48. Northeast wind around 7 mph.
Sunday Night
Cloudy, with a low around 38. North wind around 6 mph.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. North wind 5 to 7 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. North wind around 7 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. North wind 7 to 9 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. Northeast wind 7 to 9 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. East wind 8 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Rochester MN
 44.02°N 92.49°W
6:28 am CDT Mar 23, 2017
7am CDT Mar 23, 2017-6pm CDT Mar 29, 2017
 
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