Heavy Precipitation and Strong Winds in the West; Locally Severe Weather in the East and Central Plains

Several atmospheric river events will bring widespread moderate to heavy precipitation and strong winds to much of the Pacific Northwest and California through early next week. A few storms might produce locally strong to damaging wind gusts over a portion of eastern North Carolina and Central Plains later today. More thunderstorms are forecast in the middle Mississippi Valley region on Sunday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rochester, Rochester International Airport (KRST)

Lat: 43.9°NLon: 92.49°WElev: 1316ft.

Overcast

40°F

4°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed W 5 mph
Barometer 30.10 in (1020.7 mb)
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill36°F (2°C)
Last update 22 Oct 10:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WNW Rochester MN

  • Today

    Today: A chance of sprinkles before noon.  Cloudy early, then gradual clearing, with a high near 49. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    Sprinkles

    High: 49 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Widespread frost, mainly after 3am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 30. Calm wind.

    Frost

    Low: 30 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Widespread frost before 10am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 49. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph.

    Frost then
    Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. East wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. East wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 50 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 39. East wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 39 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. Northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 50 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. East wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 55. Southeast wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of sprinkles before noon. Cloudy early, then gradual clearing, with a high near 49. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Widespread frost, mainly after 3am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 30. Calm wind.
Saturday
Widespread frost before 10am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 49. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. East wind 3 to 6 mph.
Sunday
Showers likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. East wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 39. East wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. Northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. East wind around 7 mph.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 55. Southeast wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. South wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Showers likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 56. South wind 7 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. West wind 7 to 9 mph.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Breezy, with a west wind 9 to 16 mph.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WNW Rochester MN
 44.02°N 92.49°W
10:43 am CDT Oct 22, 2021
11am CDT Oct 22, 2021-6pm CDT Oct 28, 2021
 
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