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Heavy rain and severe weather possible from the northern/central Plains to the Upper Midwest

Heavy rainfall and severe thunderstorms are expected across portions of the northern and central Plains, pushing eastward into the Upper Midwest by Wednesday. These severe thunderstorms may be capable of producing large hail and damaging winds, and possibly some tornadoes. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rochester, Rochester International Airport (KRST)

Lat: 43.9°NLon: 92.49°WElev: 1316ft.

Fair

69°F

21°C

Humidity 39%
Wind Speed S 13 mph
Barometer 29.89 in (1012.0 mb)
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 Jun 7:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Rochester MN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 60. South wind 8 to 11 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 77. South wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a chance of showers between 11pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. West wind 5 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. West wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 11pm, then a chance of showers after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 74 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. West wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 58 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 73. West wind 6 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 73 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light  after midnight.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 60. South wind 8 to 11 mph.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 77. South wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a chance of showers between 11pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. West wind 5 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. West wind around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 11pm, then a chance of showers after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Northwest wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. West wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. West wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light after midnight.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. West wind around 6 mph.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. East wind around 6 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. East wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Independence Day
Sunny, with a high near 81. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Rochester MN
 44.02°N 92.46°W
6:12 pm CDT Jun 27, 2017
8pm CDT Jun 27, 2017-6pm CDT Jul 4, 2017
 
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