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Wintery Weather Stretching from the West Coast to the Great Lakes

Lake Effect Snow Warnings are in effect for the Great Lakes with 2 to 3 feet storm total snow possible. Arctic Air extends across much of the U.S. with breezy winds and temperatures 15-35 degrees below normal in the Northern Plains. Out west, heavy mountain snow and some low elevation snow and freezing rain forecast as a warmer weather system interacts with the Arctic airmass. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rochester, Greater Rochester International Airport (KROC)

Lat: 43.12°NLon: 77.68°WElev: 558ft.

Overcast

40°F

4°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed W 10 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1014.8 mb)
Dewpoint 29°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill34°F (1°C)
Last update 7 Dec 12:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Rochester NY

Lake Effect Snow Watch December 8, 06:00pm until December 10, 06:00am
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Lake Effect Snow Watch
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. West wind 15 to 18 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 40 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Cloudy, with a low around 28. Southwest wind 8 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of drizzle before noon, then a chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Drizzle then
    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 34 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Snow showers likely, mainly between 10pm and 1am, then snow after 1am. The snow could be heavy at times.  Areas of blowing snow after 11pm. Low around 28. Breezy, with a west wind 17 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Snow
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 28 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  High near 30. Northwest wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Heavy Snow

    High: 30 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow.  Low around 22. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Snow

    Low: 22 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow.  High near 30. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Snow

    High: 30 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow showers likely, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: 24 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely, mainly after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    High: 36 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. West wind 15 to 18 mph.
Tonight
Cloudy, with a low around 28. Southwest wind 8 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Thursday
A slight chance of drizzle before noon, then a chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Thursday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly between 10pm and 1am, then snow after 1am. The snow could be heavy at times. Areas of blowing snow after 11pm. Low around 28. Breezy, with a west wind 17 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Friday
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. High near 30. Northwest wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Friday Night
Snow. Low around 22. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Saturday
Snow. High near 30. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Snow likely, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Rochester NY
 43.17°N 77.63°W (Elev. 472 ft)
12:36 pm EST Dec 7, 2016
1pm EST Dec 7, 2016-6pm EST Dec 13, 2016
 
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