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Long Duration Ice Storm continues in the Plains and Midwest

Widespread freezing rain persists for much of western Oklahoma, Kansas, northern Missouri, and western Iowa. To the north of the freezing rain, continuing snow; and to the south, heavy rain and the potential for severe thunderstorms. By Tuesday, freezing rain and snow moves into the Northeastern states; and a Pacific Northwest storm brings warmer temperatures, rain, and high elevation heavy snow. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rochester, Rochester International Airport (KRST)

Lat: 43.9° N Lon: 92.49° W Elev: 1316 ft.

Mostly Cloudy

24°F

-4°C

Humidity 91%
Wind Speed SE 7 mph
Barometer 30.13 in (1022.6 mb)
Dewpoint 22°F (-6°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Wind Chill16°F (-9°C)
Last update 16 Jan 7:54 am CST
Detailed forecast for

Olmsted County

Today
A slight chance of light freezing rain and sleet in the morning...then sleet...possibly mixed with freezing rain in the afternoon. Little or no sleet accumulation. Ice accumulation of less than one tenth of an inch. Highs in the lower 30s. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 100 percent.
Tonight
Sleet...possibly mixed with freezing rain...snow and rain in the evening...then snow...possibly mixed with freezing rain...rain and sleet after midnight. Snow and sleet accumulation up to 1 inch. Ice accumulation of up to one tenth of an inch. Near steady temperature in the lower 30s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 100 percent.
Tuesday
Cloudy with a 20 percent chance of light freezing rain and snow in the morning...then partly sunny in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 30s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s.
Thursday
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 30s.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of snow...possibly mixed with rain. Lows in the lower 30s.
Friday
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain. Highs around 40.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain and snow. Lows in the mid 30s.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain. Highs in the mid 40s.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow...possibly mixed with rain. Lows in the mid 30s. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
Sunday
Rain likely...possibly mixed with snow. Highs around 40. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.



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741 AM CST MON JAN 16 2017
 
 

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