Vigorous System Impacting the Northwest; Large System To Affect East

A potent storm system is delivering heavy rainfall, strong winds, rough surf and beach erosion along the Pacific Northwest coast with mountain snow inland. Expect a couple more systems to arrive late week into the weekend. Meanwhile, another developing large scale system will deliver a heavy rain and renewed flood threat to much of the East late Wednesday through Friday, which may impact travel. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rochester, Rochester International Airport (KRST)

Lat: 43.9°NLon: 92.49°WElev: 1316ft.

A Few Clouds

34°F

1°C

Humidity 92%
Wind Speed SE 10 mph
Barometer 29.69 in (1006.5 mb)
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill26°F (-3°C)
Last update 19 Dec 4:54 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Rochester MN

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of rain between 8am and 11am.  Patchy fog between 9am and 11am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 41. South wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain and
    Patchy Fog
    then Cloudy

    High: 41 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of drizzle before 4am, then a slight chance of freezing drizzle between 4am and 5am.  Cloudy, with a low around 31. Southwest wind 6 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    Drizzle/Freezing
    Drizzle

    Low: 31 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 33 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 30. Northwest wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 30 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Light and variable wind becoming south around 5 mph after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 20 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 31. South wind 5 to 8 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 31 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. West wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 20 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 28. West wind 10 to 13 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 28 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of rain between 8am and 11am. Patchy fog between 9am and 11am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 41. South wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
A slight chance of drizzle before 4am, then a slight chance of freezing drizzle between 4am and 5am. Cloudy, with a low around 31. Southwest wind 6 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 30. Northwest wind 3 to 8 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Light and variable wind becoming south around 5 mph after midnight.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 31. South wind 5 to 8 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. West wind 8 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 28. West wind 10 to 13 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. West wind 6 to 10 mph.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 29. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.
Christmas Day
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. East wind around 7 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Rochester MN
 44.02°N 92.49°W
4:44 am CST Dec 19, 2018
5am CST Dec 19, 2018-6pm CST Dec 25, 2018
 
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