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Stormy Weather in the Northwest; Fire Weather Threat Redeveloping in Southern California this Weekend

An active fall storm pattern in the Pacific Northwest is bringing heavy rain and high elevation snow to the region which will persist through this weekend. Strong winds associated with this system will bring a renewed period of critical fire weather to southern California later this weekend into next week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rochester, Rochester International Airport (KRST)

Lat: 43.9°NLon: 92.49°WElev: 1316ft.

Fair

53°F

12°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed S 10 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1015.2 mb)
Dewpoint 49°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill50°F (10°C)
Last update 20 Oct 4:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Rochester MN

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 78. Breezy, with a south wind 8 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers after 4am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 59. South wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. South wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 69 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Low around 47. South wind 6 to 11 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    Low: 47 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. West wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 44. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 44 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 60. West wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 60 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Northwest wind around 9 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 41 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 49. Northwest wind 10 to 14 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 78. Breezy, with a south wind 8 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers after 4am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 59. South wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. South wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Low around 47. South wind 6 to 11 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. West wind 6 to 8 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 60. West wind 8 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Northwest wind around 9 mph.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 49. Northwest wind 10 to 14 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. West wind 6 to 9 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 41. Southwest wind around 9 mph.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. Northwest wind 7 to 13 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Rochester MN
 44.02°N 92.46°W
3:57 am CDT Oct 20, 2017
5am CDT Oct 20, 2017-6pm CDT Oct 26, 2017
 
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