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Severe weather possible for parts of northern Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon and evening across portions of the northern Plains, from extreme south-central North Dakota into eastern South Dakota. Isolated severe thunderstorms capable of hail and locally-strong wind gusts are possible.
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Rochester MN

7 Day Forecast

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La Crosse Local Forecast Office

Tonight

Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Showers
Likely

Low: 52 °F

Wednesday

Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

Showers

High: 62 °F

Wednesday
Night

Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Showers
Likely

Low: 55 °F

Thursday

Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Showers
Likely

High: 67 °F

Thursday
Night

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Showers

Low: 46 °F

Friday

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Showers

High: 50 °F

Friday
Night

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Showers

Low: 37 °F

Saturday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 49 °F

Saturday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 40 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Tonight A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Southeast wind 10 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Wednesday Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 62. South wind 9 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
  • Wednesday Night Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 7pm and 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 55. South wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Thursday A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 67. Northeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
  • Thursday Night A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. West wind 7 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
  • Friday A 50 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 50. Breezy, with a west wind 18 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
  • Friday Night A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Breezy, with a northwest wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 49. West wind 13 to 15 mph.
  • Saturday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. West wind 7 to 10 mph.
  • Sunday A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 56. West wind 7 to 10 mph.
  • Sunday Night A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
  • Monday A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. West wind 9 to 11 mph.
  • Monday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. Southwest wind around 8 mph.
  • Tuesday A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. Southwest wind around 8 mph.