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Heavy rain possible for parts of the northern Rockies & Plains; Severe storms for the Upper Midwest

An unseasonably strong storm system in the northwest U.S. will bring showers and thunderstorms, some heavy, to parts of the northern Rockies and northern Plains through Saturday. Isolated flash floods will be possible in these areas. Some of the storms could be severe in parts of the Dakotas into Minnesota, with large hail and damaging winds.
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Rochester MN

7 Day Forecast

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Overnight

Areas Fog

Areas
Fog

Low: 70 °F

Saturday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 83 °F

Saturday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 71 °F

Sunday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 91 °F

Sunday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 66 °F

Monday

Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Thunderstorms

High: 80 °F

Monday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 63 °F

Tuesday

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Thunderstorms
Likely

High: 75 °F

Tuesday
Night

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Thunderstorms
Likely

Low: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Overnight Areas of fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
  • Saturday A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Areas of fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Northeast wind 6 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Saturday Night A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind 9 to 13 mph.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 97. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
  • Sunday Night A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 6 to 9 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Monday A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. West wind around 8 mph.
  • Monday Night A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. West wind 5 to 7 mph.
  • Tuesday Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
  • Tuesday Night Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Northwest wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
  • Wednesday A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. North wind 8 to 10 mph.
  • Wednesday Night A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. North wind 7 to 9 mph.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. West wind around 7 mph becoming north in the afternoon.
  • Thursday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.
  • Friday Sunny, with a high near 74. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.