Significant Winter Storm to Continue Widespread Hazardous Weather Across the East

A strengthening eastern storm will bring areas of heavy snow and ice from the Midwest to the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast Wednesday before tapering off on Thursday. Further south, several inches of heavy rain are forecast Wednesday into this weekend. This may lead to river flooding and flash flooding across the Mid-South. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rochester, Rochester International Airport (KRST)

Lat: 43.9°NLon: 92.49°WElev: 1316ft.

Mostly Cloudy

14°F

-10°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed E 7 mph
Barometer 30.29 in (1029.1 mb)
Dewpoint 7°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill4°F (-16°C)
Last update 19 Feb 8:54 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Rochester MN

Winter Storm Warning February 20, 12:00am until February 20, 06:00pm
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Winter Storm Warning
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow, mainly after 2am.  Temperature rising to around 21 by 5am. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Snow

    Low: 13 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Snow, mainly before 5pm. The snow could be heavy at times.  High near 30. East wind 6 to 11 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow

    High: 30 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. West wind 7 to 13 mph.

    Chance Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 12 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 25. Wind chill values as low as zero. West wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 25 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 11 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Southeast wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 31 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow likely, mainly after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Southeast wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 22 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow likely before 1pm, then rain and snow likely between 1pm and 5pm, then snow likely after 5pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 35. East wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 35 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow.  Low around 24. Blustery, with a northeast wind 11 to 16 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Snow and
    Blustery

    Low: 24 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Snow, mainly after 2am. Temperature rising to around 21 by 5am. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Wednesday
Snow, mainly before 5pm. The snow could be heavy at times. High near 30. East wind 6 to 11 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. West wind 7 to 13 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 25. Wind chill values as low as zero. West wind 6 to 9 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Southeast wind 5 to 9 mph.
Friday Night
Snow likely, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Southeast wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Snow likely before 1pm, then rain and snow likely between 1pm and 5pm, then snow likely after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 35. East wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Snow. Low around 24. Blustery, with a northeast wind 11 to 16 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday
Snow likely, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 28. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Northwest wind 8 to 14 mph.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 21. West wind around 8 mph.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. West wind 6 to 8 mph becoming east after midnight.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. East wind 8 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
Rochester MN
 44.02°N 92.46°W
7:45 pm CST Feb 19, 2019
9pm CST Feb 19, 2019-6pm CST Feb 26, 2019
 
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