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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 >

Current conditions at

Rochester, Rochester International Airport (KRST)

Lat: 43.9°NLon: 92.49°WElev: 1316ft.

Overcast

38°F

3°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed S 15 G 22 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1014.7 mb)
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill29°F (-2°C)
Last update 23 Mar 3:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Rochester MN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a high near 42. Southeast wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 42 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am.  Low around 41. Southeast wind 6 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Showers

    Low: 41 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 44. West wind 6 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 44 °F

  • Friday
    Night

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

    Rain

    Low: 35 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 44. Northeast wind 11 to 14 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain

    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 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 46. Northeast wind around 7 mph.

    Chance Rain

    High: 46 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Cloudy, with a low around 37. North wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. North wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 50 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 42. Southeast wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Low around 41. Southeast wind 6 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
Periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 44. West wind 6 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Rain and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 35. Northeast wind 11 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 44. Northeast wind 11 to 14 mph. 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 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 46. Northeast wind around 7 mph.
Sunday Night
Cloudy, with a low around 37. North wind 3 to 6 mph.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of rain. 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 34. East wind around 8 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 53. Southeast wind 7 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
A chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 51. East wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Rochester MN
 44.02°N 92.49°W
2:13 pm CDT Mar 23, 2017
4pm CDT Mar 23, 2017-6pm CDT Mar 30, 2017
 
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