Severe Storms Expected Across Upper Midwest

Strong to severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail, and heavy rain are expected across the Upper Mississippi Valley, which includes the Twin Cities metro area. Meanwhile, heavy rain and thunderstorms may produce flooding across the Mid Mississippi Valley and in the St. Louis metro region. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rochester, Rochester International Airport (KRST)

Lat: 43.9°NLon: 92.49°WElev: 1316ft.

Fair

75°F

24°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed SE 16 G 23 mph
Barometer 29.87 in (1010.9 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 9 Aug 9:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Rochester MN

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 4pm and 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 1am and 4am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 68. South wind 3 to 7 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8am and 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Southeast wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 4pm and 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 1am and 4am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 68. South wind 3 to 7 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58. Calm wind.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8am and 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Southeast wind 3 to 8 mph.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind around 6 mph.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind 3 to 7 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind 3 to 6 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Rochester MN
 44.02°N 92.46°W
9:01 am CDT Aug 9, 2020
10am CDT Aug 9, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 15, 2020
 
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