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Very Active Weather Pattern Over The Western And Central U.S. Through Midweek

A powerful storm system will bring heavy snow, strong winds, and dangerous travel to much of the western and central U.S. through midweek. Snowfall amounts could exceed one foot in a few locations. On the warm side of this system, heavy rainfall and flooding will be possible from the lower Mississippi Valley to the Great Lakes midweek. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rochester, Rochester International Airport (KRST)

Lat: 43.9°NLon: 92.49°WElev: 1316ft.

Fair and Windy

37°F

3°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed S 32 G 47 mph
Barometer 29.64 in (1005.4 mb)
Dewpoint 29°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill24°F (-4°C)
Last update 18 Feb 1:54 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Rochester MN

Winter Weather Advisory February 19, 12:00am until February 20, 06:00pm
Wind Advisory until February 18, 03:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
Wind Advisory
  •  
    Wind Advisory until February 18, 03:00pm

    NOW until
    3:00pm Sun

    Wind Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Breezy, with a south wind 16 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 41 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Freezing rain likely, mainly after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. South wind 6 to 14 mph becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Freezing
    Rain Likely

    Low: 26 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Freezing rain.  High near 27. North wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New ice accumulation of 0.1 to 0.3 of an inch possible.

    Freezing Rain
    then Freezing
    Rain Likely

    High: 27 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Freezing rain likely, possibly mixed with snow before 3am, then freezing rain likely, possibly mixed with sleet between 3am and 5am, then freezing rain likely, possibly mixed with snow after 5am.  Cloudy, with a low around 18. Northeast wind 8 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.  New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance
    Freezing Rain
    then Wintry
    Mix Likely

    Low: 18 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow and freezing rain before 3pm, then a slight chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 23. Northwest wind 8 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance Wintry
    Mix

    High: 23 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4. Northwest wind 8 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 4 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 18. West wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 18 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 4. West wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 4 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Breezy, with a south wind 16 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Tonight
Freezing rain likely, mainly after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. South wind 6 to 14 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.
Washington's Birthday
Freezing rain. High near 27. North wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New ice accumulation of 0.1 to 0.3 of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Freezing rain likely, possibly mixed with snow before 3am, then freezing rain likely, possibly mixed with sleet between 3am and 5am, then freezing rain likely, possibly mixed with snow after 5am. Cloudy, with a low around 18. Northeast wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of snow and freezing rain before 3pm, then a slight chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 23. Northwest wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4. Northwest wind 8 to 11 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 18. West wind 6 to 8 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 4. West wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 28. South wind 5 to 7 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow after midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Southeast wind around 7 mph.
Friday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Southeast wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. East wind around 8 mph becoming west after midnight.
Saturday
A chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 35. West wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Rochester MN
 44.02°N 92.49°W
1:43 pm CST Feb 18, 2018
2pm CST Feb 18, 2018-6pm CST Feb 24, 2018
 
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