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Strong to severe thunderstorms with heavy rain to continue across the central and southern Plains

Periods of strong to severe thunderstorms will continue across a wide area of the central to southern Plains through Friday. Locally heavy rain can be expected over saturated ground, with areas of flooding and flash flooding. A few of the storms will also produce hail and strong gusty winds, with an isolated tornado or two possible.
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Current conditions at

Rochester, Rochester International Airport (KRST)

Lat: 43.9°NLon: 92.49°WElev: 1316ft.

Light Rain

51°F

11°C

Humidity 92%
Wind Speed N 20 G 28 mph
Barometer 30.06 in (1018.1 mb)
Dewpoint 49°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill45°F (7°C)
Last update 30 May 4:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Rochester MN

  • This
    Afternoon

    Isolated Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Showers

    High: 51 °F

  • Tonight

    Breezy

    Breezy

    Low: 50 °FRising Temperatures

  • Saturday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 63 °FFalling Temperatures

  • Saturday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Sunday

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Monday

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 50 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated showers before 4pm. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 51. North wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a temperature rising to around 61 by 1am. Breezy, with a north wind 13 to 16 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a temperature falling to around 41 by 2pm. Northeast wind around 8 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. East wind 8 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 67. Southeast wind around 8 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. Southeast wind 9 to 11 mph.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Southeast wind 8 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. South wind 11 to 13 mph.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. South wind 11 to 13 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Breezy, with a south wind 13 to 16 mph.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. South wind around 11 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind 10 to 14 mph.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Southwest wind around 9 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Rochester MN
 44.02°N 92.49°W
3:58 am CDT May 30, 2015
3pm CDT May 29, 2015-6pm CDT Jun 4, 2015
 
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