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Strong to high winds are creating critical fire weather conditions across much of California, and explosive fire growth in Southern California. Wind gradients gradually weaken Sunday and through mid next week. Conversely, very wet conditions will develop this week as week along the Gulf Coast; and unsettled weather pattern to the north with snow from the Great Basin to the High Plains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rochester, Rochester International Airport (KRST)

Lat: 43.9°NLon: 92.49°WElev: 1316ft.

Freezing Fog

24°F

-4°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed NE 8 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1019.4 mb)
Dewpoint 24°F (-4°C)
Visibility 0.25 mi
Wind Chill15°F (-9°C)
Last update 17 Dec 3:54 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Rochester MN

  • Today

    Today: Areas of fog before 10am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 32. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the morning.

    Areas Fog
    then Cloudy

    High: 32 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. Southwest wind 7 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. West wind 10 to 14 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 36. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 16 mph.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 36 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. West wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light north  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 8 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 31 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: 24 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Snow.  High near 29. East wind 6 to 8 mph becoming north in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow

    High: 29 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 32. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the morning.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph after midnight.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. Southwest wind 7 to 15 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. West wind 10 to 14 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 36. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 16 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. West wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light north after midnight.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 8 mph in the morning.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.
Thursday
Snow. High near 29. East wind 6 to 8 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 15. North wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 21. Northwest wind around 8 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Northwest wind around 7 mph.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 17. West wind around 8 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Rochester MN
 44.02°N 92.46°W
3:43 am CST Dec 17, 2017
4am CST Dec 17, 2017-6pm CST Dec 23, 2017
 
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