Strong Winds Over Portions of the Rockies & Plains; Chilly for Much of the Eastern U.S.

Low pressure pushing eastward will generate strong winds over parts of the Rockies and Plains through Saturday with some light precipitation. Meanwhile, a much cooler air mass will overtake the eastern half of the country with frost and freeze concerns. Elevated fire weather conditions are expected for the Great Basin and parts of California, along with poor air quality in some locales. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rochester, Rochester International Airport (KRST)

Lat: 43.9°NLon: 92.49°WElev: 1316ft.

Overcast

39°F

4°C

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed SE 5 mph
Barometer 30.29 in (1027.2 mb)
Dewpoint 20°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill35°F (2°C)
Last update 30 Oct 11:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Rochester MN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 41. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 41 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 32. Southeast wind 6 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 32 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of sprinkles after 5pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 50. Breezy, with a south wind 17 to 20 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.

    Chance
    Sprinkles and
    Breezy

    High: 50 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of sprinkles before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Windy, with a west wind 20 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.

    Chance
    Sprinkles and
    Windy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 36. Breezy, with a northwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 36 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 25. Breezy, with a west wind 12 to 17 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 25 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 49. Southwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 33. West wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 33 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 60. Southwest wind 5 to 13 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 41. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 32. Southeast wind 6 to 15 mph.
Saturday
A chance of sprinkles after 5pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 50. Breezy, with a south wind 17 to 20 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.
Saturday Night
A chance of sprinkles before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Windy, with a west wind 20 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 36. Breezy, with a northwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 25. Breezy, with a west wind 12 to 17 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 49. Southwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 33. West wind 5 to 7 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 60. Southwest wind 5 to 13 mph.
Tuesday Night
Clear, with a low around 42. Southwest wind around 11 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 60. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. Southwest wind around 9 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 60. Southwest wind 9 to 11 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Rochester MN
 44.02°N 92.46°W
11:28 am CDT Oct 30, 2020
12pm CDT Oct 30, 2020-6pm CST Nov 5, 2020
 
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