Powerful Winter Storm Pounding Parts Of The Northeast and Great Lakes

A powerful winter storm is organizing near the eastern Great Lakes and will slowly lift through southeastern Canada over the next day. Heavy snow and gusty winds will wallop areas from western and Upstate New York into northern New England. Then extremely heavy lake effect snow will pound areas downwind of the Great Lakes, especially off Lakes Erie and Ontario, through Saturday afternoon. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rochester, Greater Rochester International Airport (KROC)

Lat: 43.12°NLon: 77.68°WElev: 558ft.

Light Snow Blowing Snow and Breezy

25°F

-4°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed W 24 G 41 mph
Barometer 29.52 in (1000.4 mb)
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility 2.00 mi
Wind Chill10°F (-12°C)
Last update 27 Feb 9:54 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Rochester NY

Winter Weather Advisory until February 28, 04:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until February 28, 04:00pm

    NOW until
    4:00pm Fri

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • Today

    Today: Snow likely, mainly before 4pm.  Areas of blowing snow. Cloudy, with a high near 27. Windy, with a west wind 31 to 36 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    High: 27 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of snow before 7pm, then a chance of snow showers after 7pm.  Areas of blowing snow. Cloudy, with a low around 20. Windy, with a west wind 28 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 20 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow showers likely, mainly between noon and 5pm, then snow after 5pm.  Areas of blowing snow. High near 26. Windy, with a west wind 23 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 43 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    High: 26 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Low around 17. Northwest wind 13 to 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow

    Low: 17 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow.  High near 23. West wind 13 to 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow

    High: 23 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow showers.  Low around 15. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow Showers

    Low: 15 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of snow showers before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 29 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 20 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Snow likely, mainly before 4pm. Areas of blowing snow. Cloudy, with a high near 27. Windy, with a west wind 31 to 36 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Tonight
A chance of snow before 7pm, then a chance of snow showers after 7pm. Areas of blowing snow. Cloudy, with a low around 20. Windy, with a west wind 28 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Friday
Snow showers likely, mainly between noon and 5pm, then snow after 5pm. Areas of blowing snow. High near 26. Windy, with a west wind 23 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 43 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Friday Night
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around 17. Northwest wind 13 to 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Saturday
Snow. High near 23. West wind 13 to 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Snow showers. Low around 15. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
A chance of snow showers before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Monday
A chance of snow showers before 11am, then a chance of rain showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 52. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 47. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Rochester NY
 43.16°N 77.6°W (Elev. 499 ft)
9:38 am EST Feb 27, 2020
10am EST Feb 27, 2020-6pm EST Mar 4, 2020
 
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