Powerful Storm To Produce Widespread Hazards This Weekend

A powerful storm will track from the central Plains to the Great Lakes this weekend. This large system will produce several hazards across the Eastern two-thirds of the country; severe storms w/ damaging winds and tornadoes in the TN and Lower MS Valleys, rain and continued flood threat for the OH and TN Valleys and heavy snow w/ blizzard conditions from the central Plains to Upper MS Valley. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rochester, Rochester International Airport (KRST)

Lat: 43.9°NLon: 92.49°WElev: 1316ft.

Overcast

28°F

-2°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed E 9 mph
Barometer 30.22 in (1025.8 mb)
Dewpoint 18°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill19°F (-7°C)
Last update 22 Feb 7:54 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Rochester MN

Winter Storm Watch February 23, 06:00pm until February 24, 06:00pm
Winter Weather Advisory February 23, 12:00am until February 23, 09:00am
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Winter Storm Watch
Winter Weather Advisory
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow before 3am, then snow, possibly mixed with freezing rain.  Temperature rising to around 28 by 5am. East wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total nighttime ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.  Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Wintry
    Mix

    Low: 25 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain and freezing rain likely, possibly mixed with snow before 3pm, then rain and snow. Some thunder is also possible.  High near 34. East wind 7 to 9 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Wintry Mix

    High: 34 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Patchy blowing snow after midnight. Low around 19. Windy, with a north wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west 23 to 28 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 38 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 6 to 10 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 19 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of snow before noon.  Patchy blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. Wind chill values as low as -8. Windy, with a west wind 26 to 33 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 21 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Patchy blowing snow before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around -6. Windy, with a northwest wind 21 to 31 mph decreasing to 8 to 18 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 41 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    and Windy
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: -6 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of snow before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 6. Blustery, with a northwest wind 6 to 16 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow and
    Blustery then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 6 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming northeast after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: -4 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 15. Northeast wind around 7 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Chance Snow

    High: 15 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 2. South wind 6 to 9 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 2 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Snow before 3am, then snow, possibly mixed with freezing rain. Temperature rising to around 28 by 5am. East wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total nighttime ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Saturday
Rain and freezing rain likely, possibly mixed with snow before 3pm, then rain and snow. Some thunder is also possible. High near 34. East wind 7 to 9 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday Night
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Patchy blowing snow after midnight. Low around 19. Windy, with a north wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west 23 to 28 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 38 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 6 to 10 inches possible.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of snow before noon. Patchy blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. Wind chill values as low as -8. Windy, with a west wind 26 to 33 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.
Sunday Night
Patchy blowing snow before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around -6. Windy, with a northwest wind 21 to 31 mph decreasing to 8 to 18 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 41 mph.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of snow before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 6. Blustery, with a northwest wind 6 to 16 mph.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 15. Northeast wind around 7 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 2. South wind 6 to 9 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 15. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around -3. West wind 7 to 9 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 18. Southwest wind around 8 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. South wind 6 to 9 mph.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. South wind 9 to 13 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
Rochester MN
 44.02°N 92.46°W
5:31 pm CST Feb 22, 2019
8pm CST Feb 22, 2019-6pm CST Mar 1, 2019
 
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