Heavy Rainfall and Flash Flood Threats Shift From Southern Plains to Lower Mississippi Valley; Elevated to Critical Fire Concerns Out West

Heavy to excessive rainfall with flash flood concerns will shift from the southern Plains into the Lower Mississippi Valley. Elevated to Critical Fire weather threats will linger through the weekend across the Great Basin and central Rockies. Finally, Major to Record river flooding will continue in portions of the Midwest and across parts of North and South Carolina this weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rochester, Rochester International Airport (KRST)

Lat: 43.9°NLon: 92.49°WElev: 1316ft.

Fair

42°F

6°C

Humidity 92%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 30.32 in (1027.7 mb)
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill38°F (3°C)
Last update 22 Sep 7:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Rochester MN

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 64. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 44. South wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 44 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 71. South wind 5 to 11 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. Southeast wind 9 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. South wind 10 to 14 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 73 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. South wind 7 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers before 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 65. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. West wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 62. West wind around 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 64. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 44. South wind 5 to 7 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 71. South wind 5 to 11 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53. Southeast wind 9 to 11 mph.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. South wind 10 to 14 mph.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. South wind 7 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers before 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 65. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. West wind 7 to 9 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 62. West wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. South wind 7 to 9 mph.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. West wind 11 to 13 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. West wind 8 to 11 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. West wind around 9 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Rochester MN
 44.02°N 92.49°W
7:28 am CDT Sep 22, 2018
8am CDT Sep 22, 2018-6pm CDT Sep 28, 2018
 
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