Cold Front to Move across the Pacific Northwest Through Tuesday; Storm Developing Over the Four Corners

A cold front will move across the Pacific Northwest on Tuesday, bringing low elevation rain and heavy mountain snow. This will be the first of several waves of unsettled weather to impact the region through this week. An upper level disturbance will contribute to development of a storm with rain and snow over the Four Corners. East of this storm, ice is possible from Nebraska to Wisconsin. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rochester, Rochester International Airport (KRST)

Lat: 43.9°NLon: 92.49°WElev: 1316ft.

Fair

2°F

-17°C

Humidity 83%
Wind Speed S 15 mph
Barometer 30.43 in (1033.9 mb)
Dewpoint -2°F (-19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-17°F (-27°C)
Last update 21 Jan 8:54 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Rochester MN

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 18. Wind chill values as low as -9. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny then
    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 18 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of snow before 4am, then snow likely, possibly mixed with freezing rain.  Increasing clouds, with a temperature rising to around 27 by 5am. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.  New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Breezy.
    Increasing
    Clouds then
    Wintry Mix
    Likely

    Low: 16 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Snow.  High near 34. South wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow

    High: 34 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Snow likely, mainly before midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 31. South wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 31 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 34. Calm wind.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow

    High: 34 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 31. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 31 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of snow before noon, then a chance of rain and snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 36. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 36 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of rain and snow before 7pm, then a chance of snow between 7pm and midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 29. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Calm wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 35 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 18. Wind chill values as low as -9. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tonight
A chance of snow before 4am, then snow likely, possibly mixed with freezing rain. Increasing clouds, with a temperature rising to around 27 by 5am. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Wednesday
Snow. High near 34. South wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Snow likely, mainly before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 31. South wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 34. Calm wind. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Thursday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 31. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Friday
A chance of snow before noon, then a chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a high near 36. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
A chance of rain and snow before 7pm, then a chance of snow between 7pm and midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 29. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Calm wind.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Calm wind.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Calm wind.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Calm wind.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Calm wind.
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Point Forecast:
Rochester MN
 44.02°N 92.46°W
9:00 am CST Jan 21, 2020
9am CST Jan 21, 2020-6pm CST Jan 27, 2020
 
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