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Severe weather possible for parts of northern, central Plains and Upper Midwest

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening for parts of the northern and central Plains and Upper Midwest. The areas at risk include parts of western ND, eastern SD, northeastern NE, southwestern MN and northwestern IA. Large hail and damaging winds will be the main threats, but a tornado or two could occur, as well.
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Rochester MN

7 Day Forecast

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La Crosse Local Forecast Office

This
Afternoon

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 83 °F

Tonight

Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

Thunderstorms

Low: 69 °F

Thursday

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Thunderstorms
Likely

High: 88 °F

Thursday
Night

Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Thunderstorms

Low: 68 °F

Friday

Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Thunderstorms

High: 86 °F

Friday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 68 °F

Saturday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 82 °F

Saturday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 67 °F

Sunday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • This Afternoon Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
  • Tonight Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Low around 69. Southeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
  • Thursday Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Southeast wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Thursday Night A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
  • Friday A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. West wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable.
  • Friday Night A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. North wind around 6 mph becoming east after midnight. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Saturday A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Southeast wind 7 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.
  • Saturday Night A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Northeast wind 7 to 9 mph.
  • Sunday A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. West wind around 9 mph.
  • Sunday Night A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northwest wind around 9 mph.
  • Monday A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. West wind around 9 mph.
  • Monday Night A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Northwest wind around 7 mph.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. North wind around 6 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.