Widespread Summer Heat; Enhanced Severe Weather

A large ridge of high pressure continues to deliver summer heat w/ humidity in several sections of the country. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect across the Desert Southwest, south-central Plains, Mid to Lower Mississippi Valley and a small part of the Mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, an enhanced risk of organized severe thunderstorms is possible from Iowa to Illinois and Indiana. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rochester, Rochester International Airport (KRST)

Lat: 43.9°NLon: 92.49°WElev: 1316ft.

Fair

79°F

26°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1014.1 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 20 Aug 2:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Rochester MN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. North wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Cloudy, then becoming mostly sunny during the afternoon, with a high near 75. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the morning.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 75 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 74. Light northeast wind.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 77. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Southeast wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. North wind 3 to 6 mph.
Wednesday
Cloudy, then becoming mostly sunny during the afternoon, with a high near 75. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the morning.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53. Calm wind.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 74. Light northeast wind.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53. Calm wind.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 77. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Southeast wind 5 to 9 mph.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind 8 to 10 mph.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. South wind 9 to 11 mph.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 8 to 10 mph.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. South wind around 6 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Light west wind.
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Point Forecast:
Rochester MN
 44.02°N 92.49°W
2:59 pm CDT Aug 20, 2019
3pm CDT Aug 20, 2019-6pm CDT Aug 27, 2019
 
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