Powerful Pacific Storm to Bring Widespread Hazardous Weather to West Coast; Two Storm Systems to Impact Central and Eastern U.S.

A powerful Pacific storm will hammer the West Coast into Friday with strong winds, heavy rain and heavy mountain snow. Heavy rain will bring a threat of flash flooding along recent burn scars while blizzard conditions are expected in the Sierras. Meanwhile, two winter storms will bring areas of heavy snow and freezing rain followed by bitter cold into this weekend from the Plains to the Northeast. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rochester, Greater Rochester International Airport (KROC)

Lat: 43.12°NLon: 77.68°WElev: 558ft.

Fair

21°F

-6°C

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed NW 12 mph
Barometer 30.26 in (1025.9 mb)
Dewpoint 10°F (-12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill9°F (-13°C)
Last update 16 Jan 6:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

East Rochester NY

Winter Storm Watch January 19, 01:00pm until January 21, 06:00pm
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Winter Storm Watch
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 10. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light west  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 10 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 26. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 26 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Light snow likely before 4am, then snow between 4am and 5am, then snow with light snow likely after 5am.  Low around 22. Southeast wind around 9 mph becoming southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Light
    Snow then
    Snow

    Low: 22 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Light snow likely with a chance of snow showers before 7am, then a chance of snow showers after 7am.  Cloudy, with a high near 32. West wind 8 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Light Snow
    Likely

    High: 32 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of snow showers before 1am, then scattered flurries after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 14 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow, mainly after 10am.  High near 19. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Snow Likely
    then Snow

    High: 19 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Low around 10. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Heavy Snow

    Low: 10 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Areas of blowing snow. High near 15. Blustery.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Heavy Snow
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    High: 15 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Areas of blowing snow before 9pm. Low around -1. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Heavy Snow
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    Low: -1 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 10. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light west after midnight.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 26. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Light snow likely before 4am, then snow between 4am and 5am, then snow with light snow likely after 5am. Low around 22. Southeast wind around 9 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Friday
Light snow likely with a chance of snow showers before 7am, then a chance of snow showers after 7am. Cloudy, with a high near 32. West wind 8 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Friday Night
A chance of snow showers before 1am, then scattered flurries after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Snow, mainly after 10am. High near 19. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Saturday Night
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around 10. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Sunday
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Areas of blowing snow. High near 15. Blustery. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Sunday Night
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Areas of blowing snow before 9pm. Low around -1. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
M.L.King Day
Snow before 1pm, then snow showers likely after 1pm. Areas of blowing snow between 11am and 1pm. High near 12. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 20. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
East Rochester NY
 43.11°N 77.49°W (Elev. 420 ft)
6:38 pm EST Jan 16, 2019
7pm EST Jan 16, 2019-6pm EST Jan 23, 2019
 
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