Major Storm Pounding California; Winter Weather Threats Through This Weekend From the Central to Eastern U.S.

The last and strongest in a week-long parade of Pacific storms is pounding California with a variety of hazards, including heavy rainfall, mountain snow and flooding near recent wildfire burn scars. Meanwhile, a weak, progressive system may produce light snow from the Ohio Valley into the northern Mid-Atlantic region through early Friday. Then a major winter storm will develop for the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rochester, Rochester International Airport (KRST)

Lat: 43.9°NLon: 92.49°WElev: 1316ft.

Overcast

22°F

-6°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed NW 13 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1019.0 mb)
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill10°F (-12°C)
Last update 17 Jan 12:54 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Rochester MN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 28. Northwest wind around 8 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 28 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 11. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 11 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow, mainly after 1pm.  High near 17. Northeast wind 6 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Snow

    High: 17 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow, mainly before 10pm.  Low around 8. Wind chill values as low as -4. Northeast wind 9 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow then
    Chance Snow

    Low: 8 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 15. North wind around 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 15 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 2. North wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 2 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 12. North wind around 6 mph becoming east in the morning.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 12 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. Southeast wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 5 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Snow likely, mainly after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 19. Southeast wind 9 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance Snow
    then Snow
    Likely

    High: 19 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 28. Northwest wind around 8 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 11. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming north after midnight.
Friday
Snow, mainly after 1pm. High near 17. Northeast wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Friday Night
Snow, mainly before 10pm. Low around 8. Wind chill values as low as -4. Northeast wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 15. North wind around 9 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 2. North wind 6 to 8 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 12. North wind around 6 mph becoming east in the morning.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. Southeast wind 6 to 9 mph.
M.L.King Day
Snow likely, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 19. Southeast wind 9 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 13. Southeast wind 8 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 20. West wind around 8 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
Rochester MN
 44.02°N 92.46°W
1:16 pm CST Jan 17, 2019
1pm CST Jan 17, 2019-6pm CST Jan 23, 2019
 
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