Heat Across The Southern U.S.; Storms And Heavy Rain in Central U.S.

The early-season heat across portions of the Southern U.S. will continue for much of this week with more potential record high temperatures. On Tuesday, expect 90s and triple digits from the southern Plains into parts of the Lower Mississippi Valley. Also on Tuesday, strong to severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rainfall will be possible from the central Plains into the Mid Mississippi Valley. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rochester, Rochester International Airport (KRST)

Lat: 43.9°NLon: 92.49°WElev: 1316ft.

Fair

59°F

15°C

Humidity 38%
Wind Speed NW 9 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1014.2 mb)
Dewpoint 33°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 16 May 8:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Rochester MN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly after noon.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 65. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the morning.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 65 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10pm, then showers likely between 10pm and 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 53. East wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 53 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers before 1pm.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 70. East wind around 6 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 70 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. West wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers between 1pm and 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Light southwest wind becoming south 8 to 13 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 55. South wind 10 to 13 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    Low: 55 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 63. West wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 63 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. Northwest wind 9 to 14 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 43 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly after noon. Increasing clouds, with a high near 65. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the morning. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10pm, then showers likely between 10pm and 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 53. East wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 70. East wind around 6 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. West wind 3 to 6 mph.
Thursday
A chance of showers between 1pm and 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Light southwest wind becoming south 8 to 13 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 55. South wind 10 to 13 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 63. West wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. Northwest wind 9 to 14 mph.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 53. Breezy, with a northwest wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. Northwest wind 7 to 14 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. West wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. West wind 6 to 9 mph becoming south after midnight.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 63. South wind 9 to 13 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Rochester MN
 44.02°N 92.46°W
7:16 pm CDT May 16, 2022
9pm CDT May 16, 2022-6pm CDT May 23, 2022
 
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