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Arctic Air Plunges into the Great Lakes, Northeast and Mid-Atlantic

Arctic air dropping through the northern and eastern U.S. and a storm off the east coast will bring periods of snow, very cold wind chills and hazardous traveling conditions from the Upper Great Lakes to the Northeast. Meanwhile in southern California, Santa Ana winds will decrease but hot, dry air will remain over the area with elevated fire weather conditions. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rochester, Rochester International Airport (KRST)

Lat: 43.9°NLon: 92.49°WElev: 1316ft.

Overcast

22°F

-6°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed S 12 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1015.1 mb)
Dewpoint 18°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill10°F (-12°C)
Last update 12 Dec 5:54 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Rochester MN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of snow after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 28 by 5am. South wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 22 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of snow and freezing drizzle before 11am, then a chance of freezing drizzle between 11am and 2pm, then a chance of snow after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 32. Breezy, with a southwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming northwest 15 to 20 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Wintry
    Mix and
    Breezy

    High: 32 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. North wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 15 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. West wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 25 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Northwest wind around 8 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: 16 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 27 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of snow after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. South wind around 8 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    High: 32 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. East wind 5 to 7 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Chance Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of snow after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 28 by 5am. South wind 6 to 8 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of snow and freezing drizzle before 11am, then a chance of freezing drizzle between 11am and 2pm, then a chance of snow after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 32. Breezy, with a southwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming northwest 15 to 20 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. North wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. West wind around 7 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Northwest wind around 8 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind around 7 mph.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of snow after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. South wind around 8 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. East wind 5 to 7 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 30. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 37. Southwest wind 8 to 11 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. West wind around 11 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 35. West wind 11 to 14 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Rochester MN
 44.02°N 92.49°W
4:43 pm CST Dec 12, 2017
6pm CST Dec 12, 2017-6pm CST Dec 19, 2017
 
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