Strong Cold Front Pushing Through the East; Frigid Air Returns To Upper Midwest

A strong cold front will push through the East to produce a number of hazards: heavy to excessive rainfall especially from D.C. to Boston, strong to severe storms in Florida, some snow in New England and gusty winds. Meanwhile, a clipper cold front will sweep through the Midwest and plunge through the Plains to deliver a fresh arctic air mass with frigid temperatures and bitterly cold wind chills. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rochester, Rochester International Airport (KRST)

Lat: 43.9°NLon: 92.49°WElev: 1316ft.

Overcast

-9°C

15°F

Humidity 95%
Wind Speed S 9 km/h
Barometer 1009.6 mb (29.74 in)
Dewpoint -10°C (14°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-14°C (6°F)
Last update 23 Jan 11:54 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Rochester International Airport MN

Winter Weather Advisory January 24, 04:00am until January 24, 06:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after 4am.  Cloudy, with a steady temperature around -23. Wind chill values as low as -19. Blustery, with a south wind 13 to 18 km/h becoming northwest 24 to 29 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h.  Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Blustery

    Low: -10 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of snow before 7am.  Patchy blowing snow. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a temperature falling to around -21 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -35. Windy, with a northwest wind 34 to 42 km/h, with gusts as high as 60 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    Snow and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: -14 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Areas of blowing snow before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around -26. Wind chill values as low as -37. Blustery, with a northwest wind 29 to 39 km/h decreasing to 13 to 23 km/h.

    Areas Blowing
    Snow and
    Blustery then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -26 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny and cold, with a high near -17. Wind chill values as low as -34. West wind around 11 km/h becoming south in the afternoon.

    Cold

    High: -17 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -24. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -24 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near -12. Southwest wind 10 to 16 km/h.

    Partly Sunny

    High: -12 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -21. West wind 11 to 16 km/h becoming north after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -21 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of snow after noon.  Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near -15. North wind 11 to 14 km/h becoming east in the afternoon.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: -15 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow.  Low around -19. East wind 16 to 24 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Snow

    Low: -19 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after 4am. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around -23. Wind chill values as low as -19. Blustery, with a south wind 13 to 18 km/h becoming northwest 24 to 29 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of snow before 7am. Patchy blowing snow. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a temperature falling to around -21 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -35. Windy, with a northwest wind 34 to 42 km/h, with gusts as high as 60 km/h.
Thursday Night
Areas of blowing snow before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around -26. Wind chill values as low as -37. Blustery, with a northwest wind 29 to 39 km/h decreasing to 13 to 23 km/h.
Friday
Partly sunny and cold, with a high near -17. Wind chill values as low as -34. West wind around 11 km/h becoming south in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -24. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near -12. Southwest wind 10 to 16 km/h.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -21. West wind 11 to 16 km/h becoming north after midnight.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of snow after noon. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near -15. North wind 11 to 14 km/h becoming east in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Snow. Low around -19. East wind 16 to 24 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near -13. East wind around 21 km/h becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -22. Northwest wind 18 to 21 km/h.
Tuesday
Partly sunny and cold, with a high near -18. Northwest wind 18 to 23 km/h.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -29. West wind 18 to 23 km/h.
Wednesday
Partly sunny and cold, with a high near -21. West wind 16 to 18 km/h.
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Point Forecast:
Rochester International Airport MN
 43.94°N 92.49°W
11:43 pm CST Jan 23, 2019
12am CST Jan 24, 2019-6pm CST Jan 29, 2019
 
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