Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rochester, Rochester International Airport (KRST)

Lat: 43.9°NLon: 92.49°WElev: 1316ft.

Fair

64°F

18°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 29.86 in (1010.9 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 25 May 11:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Rochester MN

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 4am and 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Southwest wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 63. Southeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 80. Southeast wind 7 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 76. South wind 7 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 76 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. West wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 4am and 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Southwest wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 63. Southeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 80. Southeast wind 7 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 76. South wind 7 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind 6 to 9 mph.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. West wind 5 to 8 mph.
Memorial Day
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. South wind 7 to 9 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
Rochester MN
 44.02°N 92.49°W
12:13 am CDT May 26, 2016
12am CDT May 26, 2016-6pm CDT May 31, 2016
 
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