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Heavy snow in the Rockies, Fire weather threat in the Southwest, and Heavy rainfall threat for the weekend in the Southern Plains into the Ohio Valley

Heavy snow is expected in the northern and central Rockies. There is a critical to elevated fire risk across the Southwest. A few severe storms are expected from the Southeast States into the Great Lakes and portions of the Central Plains on Thursday. Heavy rainfall is forecast through the weekend with a threat for significant flooding for the Southern Plains into the Mississippi Valley Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rochester, Rochester International Airport (KRST)

Lat: 43.9°NLon: 92.49°WElev: 1316ft.

Overcast

36°F

2°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed W 17 mph
Barometer 29.56 in (1002.1 mb)
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill26°F (-3°C)
Last update 27 Apr 11:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Rochester MN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of rain before 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 41. West wind around 14 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 41 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Widespread frost, mainly after 2am.  Otherwise, cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 30. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Frost

    Low: 30 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Areas of frost before 8am.  Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a high near 51. North wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Areas Frost
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 51 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. North wind around 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 52. Northeast wind 7 to 11 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. East wind 8 to 11 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 37 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 42. Breezy, with a northeast wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 42 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain showers before 3am, then rain and snow showers likely.  Low around 36. Breezy, with a northeast wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers and
    Breezy then
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 36 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain and snow showers likely, becoming all rain after 8am.  Cloudy, with a high near 41. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 41 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of rain before 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 41. West wind around 14 mph.
Tonight
Widespread frost, mainly after 2am. Otherwise, cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 30. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Areas of frost before 8am. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a high near 51. North wind 5 to 7 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. North wind around 8 mph.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 52. Northeast wind 7 to 11 mph.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. East wind 8 to 11 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 42. Breezy, with a northeast wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Rain showers before 3am, then rain and snow showers likely. Low around 36. Breezy, with a northeast wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday
Rain and snow showers likely, becoming all rain after 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 41. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. West wind 9 to 13 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming east after midnight.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 57. East wind 5 to 7 mph becoming north in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
Rochester MN
 44.02°N 92.46°W
11:28 am CDT Apr 27, 2017
1pm CDT Apr 27, 2017-6pm CDT May 3, 2017
 
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