Wintry Weather Across the Northern Tier of the U.S.; Fire Weather Concerns in California

Wintry weather is expected from the Northern Plains to Upper Great Lakes with periods of snow and freezing rain. Another system will bring more snow to the Northern Rockies and Northern Plains Wednesday night into Thursday. Meanwhile, fire weather and air quality concerns persist for portions of the Western U.S., including California. Temperatures will run above normal over much of the East. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rochester, Rochester International Airport (KRST)

Lat: 43.9°NLon: 92.49°WElev: 1316ft.

Fog/Mist

0°C

32°F

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed SW 13 km/h
Barometer 1016.8 mb (29.98 in)
Dewpoint 0°C (32°F)
Visibility 4.83 km
Wind Chill-4°C (25°F)
Last update 20 Oct 11:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Rochester International Airport MN

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Patchy fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around -1. Southwest wind 11 to 18 km/h becoming west. Winds could gust as high as 32 km/h.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: -1 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of rain after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 4. West wind 10 to 16 km/h, with gusts as high as 29 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 4 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of rain and snow showers before 3am, then a chance of rain showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. Light southeast wind becoming east 11 to 16 km/h in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 1 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am.  High near 13. East wind 16 to 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.

    Showers

    High: 13 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a low around 1. Northwest wind 13 to 18 km/h increasing to 19 to 24 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 37 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 1 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 3. Breezy, with a northwest wind 24 to 27 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    High: 3 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -6. Northwest wind 11 to 16 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -6 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 2. North wind 10 to 14 km/h.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 2 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3. Northeast wind 10 to 13 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: -3 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around -1. Southwest wind 11 to 18 km/h becoming west. Winds could gust as high as 32 km/h.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of rain after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 4. West wind 10 to 16 km/h, with gusts as high as 29 km/h.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers before 3am, then a chance of rain showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. Light southeast wind becoming east 11 to 16 km/h in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Thursday
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. High near 13. East wind 16 to 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Thursday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 1. Northwest wind 13 to 18 km/h increasing to 19 to 24 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 37 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 3. Breezy, with a northwest wind 24 to 27 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -6. Northwest wind 11 to 16 km/h.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 2. North wind 10 to 14 km/h.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3. Northeast wind 10 to 13 km/h.
Sunday
A chance of snow showers before 1pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 2. Northeast wind around 14 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -5. North wind around 11 km/h.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 1. Northwest wind 13 to 18 km/h.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -7. Northwest wind 10 to 13 km/h.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 1. Southwest wind 11 to 16 km/h.
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Point Forecast:
Rochester International Airport MN
 43.94°N 92.49°W
12:28 am CDT Oct 21, 2020
12am CDT Oct 21, 2020-6pm CDT Oct 26, 2020
 
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