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Severe Thunderstorms And Heavy Rain Expected From Ohio Valley To Interior Northeast

Scattered to numerous severe thunderstorms are expected from the Ohio Valley to western New England this afternoon and evening ahead of a strong cold front. Widespread damaging winds and a few tornadoes are possible, mainly over parts of New York into Pennsylvania. In addition, these storms may contain heavy rainfall that could lead to flash flooding. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rochester, Greater Rochester International Airport (KROC)

Lat: 43.12°NLon: 77.68°WElev: 558ft.

Thunderstorm Light Rain

83°F

28°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed W 12 mph
Barometer 29.75 in (1006.9 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index87°F (31°C)
Last update 22 Aug 12:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Rochester NY

Tornado Watch until August 22, 09:00pm
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Tornado Watch
  •  
    Tornado Watch until August 22, 09:00pm

    NOW until
    9:00pm Tue

    Tornado Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms before 4pm, then scattered thunderstorms between 4pm and 5pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds and heavy rain.  High near 86. Southwest wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers between 7pm and midnight.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Scattered
    Showers and
    Breezy then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers before 8am, then a slight chance of showers after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. West wind 16 to 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 74 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers before 1am, then a slight chance of showers after 5am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. West wind 9 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 56 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers, mainly between 7am and 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 68 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 68.

    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms before 4pm, then scattered thunderstorms between 4pm and 5pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds and heavy rain. High near 86. Southwest wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tonight
Scattered showers between 7pm and midnight. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers before 8am, then a slight chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. West wind 16 to 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers before 1am, then a slight chance of showers after 5am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. West wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday
A chance of showers, mainly between 7am and 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 68.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 73.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
Rochester NY
 43.16°N 77.6°W (Elev. 499 ft)
10:36 am EDT Aug 22, 2017
1pm EDT Aug 22, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 28, 2017
 
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