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A Slight Risk of Severe Thunderstorms into Tonight

Severe thunderstorms may develop and move southeastward this evening and tonight across parts of the north-central Plains and Upper Midwest, offering damaging wind, severe hail and the risk of a few tornadoes. A few thunderstorms may drop hail and damaging gusts near severe levels in New England.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rochester, Rochester International Airport (KRST)

Lat: 43.9°NLon: 92.49°WElev: 1316ft.

A Few Clouds

81°F

27°C

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed W 5 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1014.0 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 1 Aug 2:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Rochester MN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8pm and 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southwest wind 7 to 11 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Breezy, with a southwest wind 11 to 16 mph.

    Sunny then
    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61. Northwest wind 7 to 13 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 78. Northwest wind 7 to 11 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 77. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8pm and 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southwest wind 7 to 11 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Breezy, with a southwest wind 11 to 16 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61. Northwest wind 7 to 13 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 78. Northwest wind 7 to 11 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 77. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming east after midnight.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Southeast wind 6 to 9 mph.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. East wind around 8 mph.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Northeast wind 7 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Northeast wind 5 to 8 mph.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Rochester MN
 44.02°N 92.46°W
2:58 pm CDT Aug 1, 2015
3pm CDT Aug 1, 2015-6pm CDT Aug 8, 2015
 
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