Widespread Heat This Week; Monsoon Rain Lingers

Widespread heat concerns are expected through at least midweek as high pressure covers a large portion of the U.S., especially the Central half. Excessive heat warnings and watches along with heat advisories are in effect from the northern Plains to the northwestern Gulf Coast and in parts of the West. Flood watches continue in parts of the Southwest due to the heavy monsoon rain threat. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rochester, Rochester International Airport (KRST)

Lat: 43.9°NLon: 92.49°WElev: 1316ft.

Fair

84°F

29°C

Humidity 51%
Wind Speed SW 10 G 22 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1015.5 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 26 Jul 3:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Rochester MN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southwest wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am.  Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 90. East wind 6 to 8 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 100. South wind 6 to 13 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. North wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southwest wind around 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southwest wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am. Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 90. East wind 6 to 8 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 100. South wind 6 to 13 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. North wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southwest wind around 6 mph.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 86. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 81. Light north wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming north 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
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Point Forecast:
Rochester MN
 44.02°N 92.49°W
2:59 pm CDT Jul 26, 2021
4pm CDT Jul 26, 2021-6pm CDT Aug 2, 2021
 
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