Heavy Precipitation and Strong Winds in the West; Locally Severe Weather in the East and Central Plains

Several atmospheric river events will bring widespread moderate to heavy precipitation and strong winds to much of the Pacific Northwest and California through early next week. A few storms might produce locally strong to damaging wind gusts over a portion of eastern North Carolina and Central Plains later today. More thunderstorms are forecast in the middle Mississippi Valley region on Sunday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rochester, Rochester International Airport (KRST)

Lat: 43.9°NLon: 92.49°WElev: 1316ft.

Overcast

40°F

4°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed W 5 mph
Barometer 30.10 in (1020.7 mb)
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill36°F (2°C)
Last update 22 Oct 10:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Rochester MN

  • Today

    Today: A chance of sprinkles between noon and 1pm.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 49. Calm wind.

    Chance
    Sprinkles

    High: 49 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Widespread frost, mainly after 1am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 28. Calm wind.

    Frost

    Low: 28 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Widespread frost, mainly before 11am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 50. Calm wind.

    Frost then
    Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 35. Light east wind.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 35 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. East wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 49 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 39. East wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 39 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly before 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. Northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 50 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. East wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 56. Southeast wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of sprinkles between noon and 1pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 49. Calm wind.
Tonight
Widespread frost, mainly after 1am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 28. Calm wind.
Saturday
Widespread frost, mainly before 11am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 50. Calm wind.
Saturday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 35. Light east wind.
Sunday
Showers likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. East wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 39. East wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly before 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. Northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. East wind around 7 mph.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 56. Southeast wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely, mainly after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. South wind 9 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Showers likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 56. South wind 7 to 9 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. West wind around 9 mph.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Northwest wind 9 to 15 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Rochester MN
 44.02°N 92.46°W
9:58 am CDT Oct 22, 2021
11am CDT Oct 22, 2021-6pm CDT Oct 28, 2021
 
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