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Sprawling Storm System Bringing Impactful Weather To Western and Central U.S. Through Midweek

A large storm system will extend from the West Coast to the Great Lakes during the next couple days bringing hazardous weather to many parts of the country. Heavy snow is expected in the higher terrain of the West, along with very strong winds. Snow and ice will disrupt travel in parts of the Midwest, and heavy rain could cause widespread flooding in the Mississippi Valley and Great Lakes. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rochester, Rochester International Airport (KRST)

Lat: 43.9°NLon: 92.49°WElev: 1316ft.

Mostly Cloudy

31°F

-1°C

Humidity 92%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 29.71 in (1007.3 mb)
Dewpoint 29°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill25°F (-4°C)
Last update 19 Feb 2:54 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Rochester MN

Winter Weather Advisory February 19, 06:00am until February 20, 06:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • Overnight

    Overnight: Cloudy, with a low around 26. East wind 6 to 9 mph becoming north.

    Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Freezing rain, mainly after 8am.  High near 29. Northeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New ice accumulation of 0.1 to 0.3 of an inch possible.

    Freezing Rain

    High: 29 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Freezing rain likely before 4am, then freezing rain, possibly mixed with sleet between 4am and 5am, then freezing rain likely after 5am.  Low around 20. North wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.  New sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Areas
    Freezing
    Drizzle then
    Wintry Mix

    Low: 20 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Areas of freezing drizzle before noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 24. Northwest wind 7 to 13 mph.

    Areas
    Freezing
    Drizzle then
    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 24 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. Northwest wind 8 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 5 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 19. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 19 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 5. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 5 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of snow after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 28. East wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 28 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Snow likely, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. East wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 19 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Cloudy, with a low around 26. East wind 6 to 9 mph becoming north.
Washington's Birthday
Freezing rain, mainly after 8am. High near 29. Northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New ice accumulation of 0.1 to 0.3 of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Freezing rain likely before 4am, then freezing rain, possibly mixed with sleet between 4am and 5am, then freezing rain likely after 5am. Low around 20. North wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible. New sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday
Areas of freezing drizzle before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 24. Northwest wind 7 to 13 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. Northwest wind 8 to 11 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 19. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 5. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of snow after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 28. East wind 3 to 6 mph.
Thursday Night
Snow likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. East wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 34. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. West wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west after midnight.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 34. West wind 6 to 9 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Rochester MN
 44.02°N 92.49°W
3:28 am CST Feb 19, 2018
3am CST Feb 19, 2018-6pm CST Feb 25, 2018
 
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