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Wintry, Windy, and Cold in the West and North; Warming in the East

A deepening trough along the west coast will bring much below normal temperatures, with potential for snow to sea-level in the Pacific Northwest, and heavy snows from the Pacific Northwest mountains to the Rockies and Great Basin. Strong winds will increase fire weather threats across portions of the central and southern Plains. High pressure rebuilds in the east with warming temperatures. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rochester, Rochester International Airport (KRST)

Lat: 43.9°NLon: 92.49°WElev: 1316ft.

Fair

22°F

-6°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed W 12 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1018.6 mb)
Dewpoint 18°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill10°F (-12°C)
Last update 17 Feb 7:54 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Rochester MN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 15. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 15 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. Breezy, with a south wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 18 to 23 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 38 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    High: 41 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of freezing rain after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. South wind 6 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Freezing Rain

    Low: 25 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Freezing rain before 8am, then freezing rain, possibly mixed with snow between 8am and 2pm, then freezing rain likely after 2pm.  High near 26. North wind 9 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New ice accumulation of 0.1 to 0.2 of an inch possible.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Wintry Mix

    High: 26 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Freezing rain likely before 3am, then a chance of snow and freezing rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 17. North wind 9 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Freezing Rain
    Likely then
    Chance Wintry
    Mix

    Low: 17 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow and freezing rain before 10am, then a chance of snow between 10am and 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 21. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Wintry
    Mix then
    Chance Snow

    High: 21 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 4 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 18. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 18 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 5. West wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 5 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 15. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. Breezy, with a south wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 18 to 23 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 38 mph.
Sunday Night
A chance of freezing rain after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. South wind 6 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Washington's Birthday
Freezing rain before 8am, then freezing rain, possibly mixed with snow between 8am and 2pm, then freezing rain likely after 2pm. High near 26. North wind 9 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New ice accumulation of 0.1 to 0.2 of an inch possible. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday Night
Freezing rain likely before 3am, then a chance of snow and freezing rain. Cloudy, with a low around 17. North wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of snow and freezing rain before 10am, then a chance of snow between 10am and 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 21. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 18. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 5. West wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 29. South wind 5 to 9 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. South wind around 8 mph.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. South wind around 7 mph.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. East wind around 7 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Saturday
A slight chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 35. Southwest wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
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Point Forecast:
Rochester MN
 44.02°N 92.46°W
7:43 pm CST Feb 17, 2018
8pm CST Feb 17, 2018-6pm CST Feb 24, 2018
 
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