Arctic Front Slides Southward; Heavy Rainfall Potential Across the South and for Hawaii

An arctic front will slowly drift southward this weekend. This will focus snow, locally heavy, from the Intermountain West, Rockies, Plains, and Great Lakes and eventually into the Northeast. Dangerously cold wind chills behind this arctic front are forecast for most of the Plains this weekend. Moisture will increase across the Gulf Coast and the State of Hawaii where flooding concerns increase. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rochester, Rochester International Airport (KRST)

Lat: 43.9°NLon: 92.49°WElev: 1316ft.

Mostly Cloudy

8°F

-13°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed N 10 mph
Barometer 30.17 in (1024.7 mb)
Dewpoint 1°F (-17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-6°F (-21°C)
Last update 28 Jan 12:54 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles E Rochester MN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 11. Wind chill values as low as -5. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance Snow

    High: 11 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of snow before 11pm.  Cloudy, with a low around -3. Wind chill values as low as -17. North wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Cloudy

    Low: -3 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 0. Wind chill values as low as -20. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Cold

    High: 0 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -6. Wind chill values as low as -22. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -6 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 1. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph.

    Cold

    High: 1 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -11. Southwest wind 8 to 11 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -11 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 11. Breezy, with a southwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 11 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 1. Southwest wind 11 to 13 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 1 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 17. Southwest wind 10 to 13 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 17 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 11. Wind chill values as low as -5. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of snow before 11pm. Cloudy, with a low around -3. Wind chill values as low as -17. North wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 0. Wind chill values as low as -20. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -6. Wind chill values as low as -22. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 1. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -11. Southwest wind 8 to 11 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 11. Breezy, with a southwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 1. Southwest wind 11 to 13 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 17. Southwest wind 10 to 13 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -4. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 12. West wind 9 to 11 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -3. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 17. Southwest wind 10 to 14 mph.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
3 Miles E Rochester MN
 44°N 92.4°W
12:27 pm CST Jan 28, 2023
1pm CST Jan 28, 2023-6pm CST Feb 3, 2023
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database