Winter Storm in the West; Severe Weather Across the Midwest

A strong winter storm will continue to progress across the Great Basin and Rockies bringing heavy mountain snow, high winds, and near blizzard conditions that will cause dangerous travel conditions. Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain are possible late Tuesday through the night from parts of the mid-Mississippi Valley to the Ohio Valley and southern Lower Michigan. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rochester, Rochester International Airport (KRST)

Lat: 43.9°NLon: 92.49°WElev: 1316ft.

Fair

37°F

3°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 29.33 in (993.6 mb)
Dewpoint 26°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill32°F (0°C)
Last update 26 Feb 11:54 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Rochester MN

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 36. South wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 36 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of snow and sleet after 5pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 51. Breezy, with a south wind 6 to 11 mph becoming northwest 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    Snow/Sleet
    and Breezy

    High: 51 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Wind chill values as low as -7. Blustery, with a northwest wind 20 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Blustery.
    Chance Snow
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: 8 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 22. Wind chill values as low as -11. Blustery, with a northwest wind 14 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Sunny and
    Blustery

    High: 22 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 14. West wind 6 to 11 mph becoming south after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 14 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 50. Breezy, with a south wind 11 to 16 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 39 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 50 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 35. Breezy, with a south wind around 22 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.

    Clear and
    Breezy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 56. Breezy, with a south wind 20 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 56 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 39. Breezy, with a south wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 39 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 36. South wind 3 to 5 mph.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow and sleet after 5pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 51. Breezy, with a south wind 6 to 11 mph becoming northwest 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Wind chill values as low as -7. Blustery, with a northwest wind 20 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 22. Wind chill values as low as -11. Blustery, with a northwest wind 14 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 14. West wind 6 to 11 mph becoming south after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 50. Breezy, with a south wind 11 to 16 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 39 mph.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 35. Breezy, with a south wind around 22 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 56. Breezy, with a south wind 20 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 39. Breezy, with a south wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. South wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. Breezy, with a southeast wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Windy, with a southeast wind 20 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Breezy, with a south wind 23 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.
Monday
Rain likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 59. Breezy, with a southwest wind 23 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Rochester MN
 44.02°N 92.46°W
9:43 pm CST Feb 26, 2024
12am CST Feb 27, 2024-6pm CST Mar 3, 2024
 
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