Significant Storm Systems To Impact Both The Northern Plains and The Carolinas

Strong low pressure will bring very strong winds and blizzard conditions to portions of the Northern Plains into Monday. Winds gusting over 60 mph at times may cause whiteout conditions. A second low pressure system is forecast to intensify rapidly off the U.S east coast bringing strong winds, heavy rainfall, and coastal flooding to the Carolina's. Heavy snow will impact eastern New England.
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Current conditions at

Rochester, Rochester International Airport (KRST)

Lat: 44.02°NLon: -92.49°WElev: 1316ft.

Light Snow

15°F

-9°C

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed NW 20 mph
Barometer 29.71 in (1007.7 mb)
Dewpoint 10°F (-12°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Wind Chill-2°F (-19°C)
Last update 8 Feb 1:54 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Rochester MN

Winter Weather Advisory until February 8, 12:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until February 8, 12:00pm

    NOW until
    12:00pm Mon

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Snow.  Patchy blowing snow. Steady temperature around 18. Wind chill values as low as -2. Windy, with a northwest wind 21 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 18 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Periods of snow showers, mainly before 2pm.  Areas of blowing snow. High near 15. Wind chill values as low as -4. Blustery, with a northwest wind 21 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    High: 15 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Isolated snow showers before midnight, then scattered flurries after midnight.  Patchy blowing snow before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 4. Wind chill values as low as -13. Blustery, with a northwest wind 17 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated Snow
    Showers and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 4 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Scattered flurries before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 9. Wind chill values as low as -16. Blustery, with a northwest wind 17 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Scattered
    Flurries and
    Blustery

    High: 9 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -5. Blustery, with a northwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: -5 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 6. Northwest wind 9 to 13 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 6 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming northeast after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -4 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 12. North wind 5 to 8 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 12 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Snow. Patchy blowing snow. Steady temperature around 18. Wind chill values as low as -2. Windy, with a northwest wind 21 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Monday
Periods of snow showers, mainly before 2pm. Areas of blowing snow. High near 15. Wind chill values as low as -4. Blustery, with a northwest wind 21 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday Night
Isolated snow showers before midnight, then scattered flurries after midnight. Patchy blowing snow before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 4. Wind chill values as low as -13. Blustery, with a northwest wind 17 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
Scattered flurries before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 9. Wind chill values as low as -16. Blustery, with a northwest wind 17 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -5. Blustery, with a northwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 6. Northwest wind 9 to 13 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 12. North wind 5 to 8 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 2. West wind around 8 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 15. Northwest wind 8 to 11 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -5. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 11. North wind around 8 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. South wind 7 to 15 mph.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. Breezy, with a south wind 16 to 20 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Rochester MN
 44.02°N 92.49°W
1:43 am CST Feb 8, 2016
2am CST Feb 8, 2016-6pm CST Feb 14, 2016
 
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