Heavy Rainfall and Severe Thunderstorms Possible Across the Central U.S.; Hurricane Lane Continues Westward Across the Central Pacific

An area of low pressure moving across the Central U.S. will continue to bring heavy rainfall and flash flooding across parts of that region, along with the threat for severe thunderstorms through this evening. Meanwhile, swells from Hurricane Lane are reaching parts of Hawaii today, with some additional impacts possible later this week, depending on the storm's track. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rochester, Rochester International Airport (KRST)

Lat: 43.9°NLon: 92.49°WElev: 1316ft.

Mostly Cloudy

73°F

23°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed E 12 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1011.9 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Aug 4:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles S Rochester International Airport MN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 72. Northeast wind around 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Periods of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Patchy fog after 4am. Low around 59. North wind 8 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers then
    Isolated
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. North wind 8 to 14 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 69 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52. West wind 6 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 52 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 75. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 53. Southwest wind around 7 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 76. South wind 7 to 13 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind 9 to 13 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. South wind 11 to 14 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 75 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 72. Northeast wind around 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Periods of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Patchy fog after 4am. Low around 59. North wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. North wind 8 to 14 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52. West wind 6 to 11 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 75. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 53. Southwest wind around 7 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 76. South wind 7 to 13 mph.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind 9 to 13 mph.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. South wind 11 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind 7 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 8 to 10 mph.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Southwest wind around 9 mph.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 10 mph.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind around 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles S Rochester International Airport MN
 43.89°N 92.49°W
4:13 pm CDT Aug 20, 2018
5pm CDT Aug 20, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 27, 2018
 
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