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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rochester, Rochester International Airport (KRST)

Lat: 43.9°NLon: 92.49°WElev: 1316ft.

Fair

63°F

17°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1014.3 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Jul 1:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Rochester MN

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 72. Southeast wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 72 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 10pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10pm.  Low around 63. Southeast wind 8 to 13 mph becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Northwest wind 8 to 11 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 75 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 79. North wind 8 to 11 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61. North wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. North wind around 8 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. North wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind around 7 mph.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 72. Southeast wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 10pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10pm. Low around 63. Southeast wind 8 to 13 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Northwest wind 8 to 11 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 79. North wind 8 to 11 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61. North wind 7 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. North wind around 8 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. North wind 3 to 6 mph.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62. Northwest wind around 7 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. West wind 5 to 7 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. West wind 6 to 8 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Rochester MN
 44.02°N 92.49°W
12:42 am CDT Jul 19, 2018
2am CDT Jul 19, 2018-6pm CDT Jul 25, 2018
 
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