Dangerous Heat Wave for the West; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain for Midwest and Plains

Severe storms and heavy rains are likely in the Upper Midwest and Plains through this evening. A long duration heat wave will build across the West through next week with excessive heat watches/warnings in effect from the Southwest to Northwest. TS Josephine is forecast to pass well north of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands while TS Kyle is forecast to move quickly away from land this weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rochester, Rochester International Airport (KRST)

Lat: 43.9°NLon: 92.49°WElev: 1316ft.

Thunderstorm Heavy Rain Fog/Mist

66°F

19°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed NW 6 G 23 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1014.7 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Last update 14 Aug 10:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Rochester MN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Low around 57. South wind 8 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms

    Low: 57 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 78. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 77. Calm wind becoming north around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 54. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Clear

    Low: 54 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Light southwest wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Low around 57. South wind 8 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 78. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Calm wind.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 77. Calm wind becoming north around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around 54. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Light southwest wind.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Light and variable wind becoming west around 6 mph in the morning.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Light and variable wind.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the morning.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind around 6 mph.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Southwest wind around 7 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Rochester MN
 44.02°N 92.46°W
11:00 pm CDT Aug 14, 2020
11pm CDT Aug 14, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 21, 2020
 
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