Severe Thunderstorm and Fire Weather Threats in the Central U.S. Today; Strong Storm in Western Alaska

There is an Enhanced Risk (Level 3 of 5) for severe thunderstorms today with threats for significant severe hail and tornado potential over southern Iowa into northern Missouri and west-central Illinois. Elevated to critical fire weather is possible today due to gusty winds and dry conditions over parts of the southern High Plains and northeastern Montana. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rochester, Rochester International Airport (KRST)

Lat: 43.9°NLon: 92.49°WElev: 1316ft.

Light Rain and Windy

53°F

12°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed E 28 G 38 mph
Barometer 29.45 in (997.2 mb)
Dewpoint 50°F (10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill46°F (8°C)
Last update 16 Apr 5:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WNW Rochester MN

Wind Advisory until April 16, 07:00pm
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    Wind Advisory until April 16, 07:00pm

    NOW until
    7:00pm Tue

    Wind Advisory

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 2am and 3am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Low around 51. Breezy, with a northeast wind 14 to 16 mph becoming south after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 36 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Breezy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11am, then a slight chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 55. Breezy, with a southwest wind 14 to 22 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Breezy.
    Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 55 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of showers before 8pm, then a chance of showers after 2am.  Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 45. Breezy, with a west wind 8 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. Breezy, with a west wind 7 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 54 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 36 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. Windy, with a west wind 11 to 21 mph increasing to 21 to 31 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 46 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Windy

    High: 50 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. Windy, with a northwest wind 17 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Windy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 48 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 2am and 3am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 51. Breezy, with a northeast wind 14 to 16 mph becoming south after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11am, then a slight chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 55. Breezy, with a southwest wind 14 to 22 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers before 8pm, then a chance of showers after 2am. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 45. Breezy, with a west wind 8 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. Breezy, with a west wind 7 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. Windy, with a west wind 11 to 21 mph increasing to 21 to 31 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 46 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. Windy, with a northwest wind 17 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. Breezy, with a west wind 8 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 56. West wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38. Southwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. Breezy, with a southwest wind 11 to 16 mph.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 42. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. Northwest wind 9 to 14 mph.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WNW Rochester MN
 44.02°N 92.49°W
5:44 pm CDT Apr 16, 2024
6pm CDT Apr 16, 2024-6pm CDT Apr 23, 2024
 
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