Powerful Storm to Impact Eastern Third of U.S. this weekend.

A developing storm system will bring a myriad of significant impacts this weekend. Heavy snow up to 18 inches from the Ohio Valley to the Northeast, and ice up to a quarter of an inch is forecast in places. Heavy rain may cause flash flooding from the Mid-South to the Mid-Atlantic. Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and isolated tornadoes will be possible in the Deep South. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rochester, Rochester International Airport (KRST)

Lat: 43.9°NLon: 92.49°WElev: 1316ft.

Light Snow Fog/Mist

8°F

-13°C

Humidity 92%
Wind Speed N 13 mph
Barometer 30.24 in (1026.9 mb)
Dewpoint 6°F (-14°C)
Visibility 1.75 mi
Wind Chill-8°F (-22°C)
Last update 19 Jan 1:54 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Rochester MN

Winter Storm Warning until January 19, 06:00am
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Winter Storm Warning
  •  
    Winter Storm Warning until January 19, 06:00am

    NOW until
    6:00am Sat

    Winter Storm Warning

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Snow likely, mainly before 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 8. Wind chill values as low as -6. North wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 8 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 11. Wind chill values as low as -8. North wind around 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 11 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around -3. Wind chill values as low as -13. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: -3 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of snow between 9am and noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 11. Wind chill values as low as -11. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming east in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 11 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. Southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 0 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19. Southeast wind 8 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 19 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Freezing rain likely, possibly mixed with snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 15. Southeast wind 9 to 14 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Wintry Mix
    Likely

    Low: 15 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow, possibly mixed with freezing rain, becoming all snow after 10am.  High near 23. Southeast wind 7 to 11 mph becoming north in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Wintry Mix
    then Snow

    High: 23 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Snow likely, mainly before 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 8. Wind chill values as low as -6. North wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 11. Wind chill values as low as -8. North wind around 9 mph.
Saturday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around -3. Wind chill values as low as -13. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
Sunday
A slight chance of snow between 9am and noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 11. Wind chill values as low as -11. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. Southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.
M.L.King Day
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19. Southeast wind 8 to 15 mph.
Monday Night
Freezing rain likely, possibly mixed with snow. Cloudy, with a low around 15. Southeast wind 9 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Snow, possibly mixed with freezing rain, becoming all snow after 10am. High near 23. Southeast wind 7 to 11 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. Northwest wind 9 to 14 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 17. West wind around 8 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. South wind 6 to 8 mph becoming west after midnight.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19. Northwest wind 8 to 14 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. Northwest wind 11 to 14 mph.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 6. Northwest wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Rochester MN
 44.02°N 92.49°W
2:14 am CST Jan 19, 2019
2am CST Jan 19, 2019-6pm CST Jan 25, 2019
 
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