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Heavy snow and hazardous travel for portions of the Great Lakes, Northeast, and New England

Heavy snow, bitterly cold temperatures, and treacherous travel will be likely from the Great Lakes to the Northeast, and into New England over the next couple of days. Heavy Lake Effect snow of one to two feet will impact areas downwind of Lake Eerie and Ontario. Widespread snowfall of 6 to 12 inches will also impact much of northern New England. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rochester, Rochester International Airport (KRST)

Lat: 43.9°NLon: 92.49°WElev: 1316ft.

Mostly Cloudy

-10°C

14°F

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed W 19 km/h
Barometer 1022.4 mb (30.11 in)
Dewpoint -14°C (7°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-18°C (0°F)
Last update 12 Dec 11:54 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Rochester International Airport MN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near -5. West wind 11 to 13 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: -5 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -5. South wind 10 to 16 km/h.  Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: -5 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of snow and freezing rain before noon, then a slight chance of freezing rain between noon and 2pm, then a slight chance of snow after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near -1. Blustery, with a south wind 11 to 21 km/h becoming northwest 22 to 32 km/h in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 55 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.

    Chance Wintry
    Mix and
    Blustery

    High: -1 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -9. Blustery, with a northwest wind 22 to 27 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.

    Cloudy and
    Blustery then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -9 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near -3. West wind 11 to 14 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: -3 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -8. Northwest wind 13 to 16 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -8 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near -3. Northwest wind 13 to 18 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: -3 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -8. West wind 13 to 16 km/h becoming south after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -8 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of snow after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near -1. South wind 14 to 16 km/h becoming west in the afternoon.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    High: -1 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy, with a high near -5. West wind 11 to 13 km/h.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -5. South wind 10 to 16 km/h. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Wednesday
A chance of snow and freezing rain before noon, then a slight chance of freezing rain between noon and 2pm, then a slight chance of snow after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near -1. Blustery, with a south wind 11 to 21 km/h becoming northwest 22 to 32 km/h in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 55 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -9. Blustery, with a northwest wind 22 to 27 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near -3. West wind 11 to 14 km/h.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -8. Northwest wind 13 to 16 km/h.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -3. Northwest wind 13 to 18 km/h.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -8. West wind 13 to 16 km/h becoming south after midnight.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of snow after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -1. South wind 14 to 16 km/h becoming west in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -7. West wind around 14 km/h becoming northwest in the evening.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near -1. Northwest wind around 14 km/h becoming west in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -6. Southwest wind 14 to 18 km/h.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 3. Southwest wind 18 to 24 km/h.
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Point Forecast:
Rochester International Airport MN
 43.94°N 92.49°W
11:28 am CST Dec 12, 2017
12pm CST Dec 12, 2017-6pm CST Dec 18, 2017
 
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