Heavy Rainfall and Flash Flood Threats From the Lower Mississippi Valley Into the Mid-Atlantic; Elevated to Critical Fire Concerns Out West

Heavy rainfall will continue through midweek from the lower Mississippi Valley to the Mid-Atlantic. Elevated to critical fire weather threat continues across the Central Great Basin and the Central Rockies; and there is an elevated fire risk from southwestern Oregon to northern California. Record river flooding will continue in portions of the Midwest and the Carolinas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rochester, Rochester International Airport (KRST)

Lat: 43.9°NLon: 92.49°WElev: 1316ft.

Fair

49°F

9°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed SE 7 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1016.3 mb)
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill46°F (8°C)
Last update 24 Sep 5:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Rochester MN

  • Today

    Today: Increasing clouds, with a high near 76. South wind 8 to 14 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 76 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 54. South wind 5 to 8 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 54 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. North wind 6 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 60 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. West wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. West wind 8 to 13 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. South wind 7 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 45 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Southwest wind around 14 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 60 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. West wind 7 to 11 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 58. West wind around 8 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Increasing clouds, with a high near 76. South wind 8 to 14 mph.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10pm. Cloudy, with a low around 54. South wind 5 to 8 mph becoming northwest after midnight. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. North wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. West wind 6 to 9 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. West wind 8 to 13 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. South wind 7 to 11 mph.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Southwest wind around 14 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. West wind 7 to 11 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 58. West wind around 8 mph.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. West wind 5 to 8 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. East wind around 7 mph.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. East wind 8 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Rochester MN
 44.02°N 92.46°W
5:29 am CDT Sep 24, 2018
6am CDT Sep 24, 2018-6pm CDT Sep 30, 2018
 
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