Flash Flood Risk in the Mid-Atlantic; Storms in the High Plains; Critical Fire Weather Threats in the West

Heavy rain and thunderstorms will pose a flash flood risk for the Mid-Atlantic. Severe thunderstorms are possible through Friday from the northern and central Plains to the Upper Midwest. Elevated and critical fire weather conditions with isolated dry thunderstorm potential across a large part of the West. Above average temperatures are expected in the Southern Plains and Northeast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rochester, Rochester International Airport (KRST)

Lat: 43.9°NLon: 92.49°WElev: 1316ft.

Fair

78°F

26°C

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed SE 13 G 23 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1015.9 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 12 Aug 5:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Rochester MN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind around 8 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind around 8 mph.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 7 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 5 to 9 mph.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 75. Light northwest wind.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the morning.
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Point Forecast:
Rochester MN
 44.02°N 92.49°W
5:36 pm CDT Aug 12, 2020
6pm CDT Aug 12, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 19, 2020
 
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