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Heavy rain and flash flooding possible in portions of the Southwest this weekend

An upper-level low in the Southwest U.S. will act as a trigger for thunderstorms this weekend. The area of greatest concern is in New Mexico, southeast Utah and portions of southern Colorado. Storms will be slow moving and could bring several rounds of rain to the same areas. Rainfall amounts may exceed 3 inches in localized areas. Flash Flood Watches are in effect. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rochester, Rochester International Airport (KRST)

Lat: 43.9°NLon: 92.49°WElev: 1316ft.

Fair

76°F

24°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1013.6 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 19 Aug 4:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Rochester MN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 62. South wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 60. Light and variable wind becoming north around 6 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 60 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 54 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 73. Northwest wind around 6 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 62. South wind 3 to 5 mph.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 60. Light and variable wind becoming north around 6 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 73. Northwest wind around 6 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 74. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55. South wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. South wind 5 to 7 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. South wind around 7 mph.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 75. South wind 6 to 8 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Rochester MN
 44.02°N 92.49°W
2:57 pm CDT Aug 19, 2017
5pm CDT Aug 19, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 26, 2017
 
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