Snow From Central Rockies To Upper Midwest; Fire Weather Threats In Southern High Plains; Marine Impacts Along East Coast

A strong cold front is plunging through the Plains and pushing into the Mississippi Valley, while producing heavy snow from the Central Rockies into the Upper Midwest. Gusty winds and very dry conditions will create elevated to critical fire weather threats across the Southern High Plains. A large and powerful offshore storm will produce a variety of marine impacts along the East Coast. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rochester, Rochester International Airport (KRST)

Lat: 43.9°NLon: 92.49°WElev: 1316ft.

Fair and Breezy

62°F

17°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed SE 21 G 32 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1014.2 mb)
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 2 Apr 2:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NNW Rochester MN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 10 percent chance of rain after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 61 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain likely, mainly after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 38. Southeast wind 10 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    then Rain
    Likely

    Low: 38 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain.  Temperature falling to around 34 by noon. Northwest wind 9 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain

    High: 40 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain likely, possibly mixed with snow before 7pm, then a slight chance of snow between 7pm and 10pm.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 24. Northwest wind 6 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 45. North wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 43 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of rain, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. South wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Rain

    High: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 10 percent chance of rain after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
Rain likely, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 38. Southeast wind 10 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday
Rain. Temperature falling to around 34 by noon. Northwest wind 9 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Rain likely, possibly mixed with snow before 7pm, then a slight chance of snow between 7pm and 10pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 24. Northwest wind 6 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 45. North wind 3 to 6 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. Calm wind.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Monday
A chance of rain, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. South wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. West wind around 6 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. Northwest wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of rain. Sunny, with a high near 52. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NNW Rochester MN
 44.09°N 92.51°W
2:43 pm CDT Apr 2, 2020
3pm CDT Apr 2, 2020-6pm CDT Apr 9, 2020
 
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