Severe Thunderstorms in the Central U.S. Today; Dangerous Heatwave Coming to the West

Isolated to scattered severe thunderstorms will be possible today and Thursday across parts of the central Plains into the Upper Midwest and mid Mississippi Valley. Damaging winds, large hail and flooding should be the main threats. A record-breaking and dangerous heatwave is coming to the West. Dozens of daily high temperature records could be broken starting this weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rochester, Rochester International Airport (KRST)

Lat: 43.9°NLon: 92.49°WElev: 1316ft.

A Few Clouds

76°F

24°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed S 10 mph
Barometer 29.84 in (1009.9 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 23 Jun 11:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Rochester International Airport MN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 9 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Breezy, with a south wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1pm and 4pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Southwest wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 86 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind around 7 mph becoming east after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Northeast wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a chance of showers between 1am and 4am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. North wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then a chance of showers between 7am and 1pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Northeast wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. North wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Southwest wind around 7 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 9 to 11 mph.
Tonight
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Breezy, with a south wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1pm and 4pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Southwest wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind around 7 mph becoming east after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Northeast wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a chance of showers between 1am and 4am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. North wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then a chance of showers between 7am and 1pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Northeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. North wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Southwest wind around 7 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. North wind around 7 mph.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. North wind 3 to 8 mph.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 82. North wind 5 to 7 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Rochester International Airport MN
 43.94°N 92.49°W
12:30 pm CDT Jun 23, 2021
12pm CDT Jun 23, 2021-6pm CDT Jun 29, 2021
 
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