Major Winter Storm to Impact the Central and Eastern U.S. Through this Weekend

An impactful Pacific storm will move east and redevelop into a significant winter storm. Heavy snow to the north of this storm and heavy rain to the south with freezing rain at the junction will form over the Central U.S. Friday. This system shifts into the Eastern States on Saturday with heavy snow from the Midwest to the Northeast, and heavy rain from the Mid-South to the Mid-Atlantic. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rochester, Greater Rochester International Airport (KROC)

Lat: 43.12°NLon: 77.68°WElev: 558ft.

Overcast

28°F

-2°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1017.7 mb)
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 Jan 11:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Greater Rochester International Airport NY

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

    Overnight: Snow showers likely, mainly after 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 23. South wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: 23 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow showers likely, mainly before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 34. Southwest wind 7 to 14 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely then
    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    High: 34 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of snow showers, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. West wind 6 to 14 mph becoming northeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 15 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow, mainly after 10am.  High near 18. East wind around 14 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow Likely
    then Snow

    High: 18 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Areas of blowing snow after 3am. Low around 11. East wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Heavy Snow
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 11 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow.  Areas of blowing snow. High near 13. Blustery.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Snow and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    High: 13 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow.  Areas of blowing snow. Low around 0. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Snow and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 0 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Snow.  High near 8. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Snow

    High: 8 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow showers likely, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: 0 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Snow showers likely, mainly after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 23. South wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday
Snow showers likely, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 34. Southwest wind 7 to 14 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday Night
A chance of snow showers, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. West wind 6 to 14 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
Snow, mainly after 10am. High near 18. East wind around 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Saturday Night
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Areas of blowing snow after 3am. Low around 11. East wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Sunday
Snow. Areas of blowing snow. High near 13. Blustery. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Sunday Night
Snow. Areas of blowing snow. Low around 0. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
M.L.King Day
Snow. High near 8. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Monday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 22. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 35. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
A chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 24. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Greater Rochester International Airport NY
 43.11°N 77.67°W (Elev. 548 ft)
9:37 pm EST Jan 17, 2019
12am EST Jan 18, 2019-6pm EST Jan 23, 2019
 
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