Tracking a Strong Cold Front Crossing the Central to Eastern States into the Weekend

A strong cold front travels across the Plains Friday, Great Lakes to Gulf Coast Saturday, then arrives at the East Coast on Sunday with areas of showers and storms expected. Cold high pressure in the wake of the front will bring areas of gusty winds and snow to the Rockies and Northern Plains Friday into Saturday. Severe thunderstorms will be possible late Saturday from east Texas into the South. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rochester, Rochester International Airport (KRST)

Lat: 43.9°NLon: 92.49°WElev: 1316ft.

Fair

40°F

4°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed S 12 mph
Barometer 29.45 in (998.0 mb)
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill33°F (1°C)
Last update 7 Dec 10:54 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Rochester International Airport MN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 42. South wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 51. Breezy, with a southwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 51 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Southwest wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow likely, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Breezy, with a west wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Breezy

    High: 36 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Blustery, with a northwest wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Blustery.
    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 20 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. Northwest wind 9 to 13 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 31 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 17. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 17 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 38. Southwest wind 7 to 14 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 38 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. Southwest wind around 14 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 42. South wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51. Breezy, with a southwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Southwest wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Saturday
Snow likely, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Breezy, with a west wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Blustery, with a northwest wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. Northwest wind 9 to 13 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 17. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 38. Southwest wind 7 to 14 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. Southwest wind around 14 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. Northwest wind 11 to 14 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. West wind around 11 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 38. Southwest wind 10 to 13 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 26. Southwest wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 46. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Rochester International Airport MN
 43.94°N 92.49°W
9:44 pm CST Dec 7, 2023
11pm CST Dec 7, 2023-6pm CST Dec 14, 2023
 
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