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Temperatures finally showed some signs of life today as southwesterly winds ushered in a Pacific air mass into the Upper Midwest. High pressure will continue to dominate our weather through at least Saturday before our next storm system arrives for Sunday. Southwest winds stay up through tonight as air temperatures only fall back into the mid 10s for lows. We'll see another mainly sunny day for Thursday as temperatures top the lower 30s which should help to melt the snow that still coats many local roads. Temperatures continue to rise heading into Friday with highs returning to the upper 30s and lower 40s.

This weekend will start out on a mild note with highs in the upper 30s on Saturday along with a few more clouds by the afternoon. All eyes turn to Sunday and what could be a mess of a storm system expected to move into the region. Much like our winter storm last week Thursday, Sunday's system may start out with rain across southeast Minnesota and northeast Iowa before we see a transition over to snow late Sunday night or into Monday. Computer models have been trending a bit north with this system today favoring more rain for southeast Minnesota, but I anticipate this track to continue to shift over the next few days. With that said, there may be another sharp cutoff with regards to where there will be a lot of snow or very little snow from this system. Travel may be slowed by rain or snow Sunday evening with deteriorating travel conditions Sunday night through Monday morning. Colder air returns for early next week with highs falling from the lower 30s Sunday to the mid 20s Monday and the upper 10s by Tuesday!

7-Day Forecast: Rochester

Wednesday
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Gusty and cold.

Thursday
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  • 32°
  • 15°

Sunny and mild.

Friday
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  • 38°
  • 20°

Breezy and mild.

Saturday
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  • 37°
  • 26°

Increasing clouds.

Sunday
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  • 33°
  • 25°

Chance of snow.

Monday
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  • 26°
  • 24°

Windy with snow.

Tuesday
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  • 18°

Scattered flurries possible.

Currently in Rochester as of

  • 20°(Feels like 4°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: SW @ 21 mph
  • Barometer: 30.1 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:40:16 am
  • Sunset: 05:00:36 pm
  • Humidity: 74
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

7-Day Forecast: Mason City

Wednesday
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  • 15°

Windy and mainly clear

Thursday
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  • 33°
  • 21°

Partly cloudy

Friday
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  • 42°
  • 22°

Mix of sun and clouds

Saturday
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  • 39°
  • 24°

Partly cloudy

Sunday
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  • 37°
  • 27°

Rain and freezing rain

Monday
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  • 31°
  • 13°

Periods of snow

Tuesday
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  • 16°

Partly cloudy

Currently in Mason City as of

  • 19°(Feels like 3°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: WSW @ 20 mph, gusting to 29 mph
  • Barometer: 30.18 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:40:49 am
  • Sunset: 05:05:47 pm
  • Humidity: 71
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

7-Day Forecast: Albert Lea

Wednesday
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  • 25°
  • 16°

Mostly clear

Thursday
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  • 33°
  • 23°

Plenty of sun

Friday
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  • 40°
  • 24°

Partly cloudy

Saturday
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  • 37°
  • 23°

Considerable cloudiness

Sunday
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  • 35°
  • 25°

Ice changing to rain

Monday
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  • 29°
  • 10°

Snow likely

Tuesday
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  • 13°

More clouds than sun

Currently in Albert Lea as of

  • 23°(Feels like 12°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: WSW @ 12 mph, gusting to 20 mph
  • Barometer: 30.12 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:43:02 am
  • Sunset: 05:04:49 pm
  • Humidity: 68
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

7-Day Forecast: Decorah

Wednesday
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  • 17°

Clear

Thursday
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  • 22°

Times of sun and clouds

Friday
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  • 25°

Mix of sun and clouds

Saturday
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  • 26°

Times of sun and clouds

Sunday
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  • 36°
  • 30°

Showers

Monday
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  • 33°
  • 17°

Snow

Tuesday
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  • 20°
  • 12°

Morning clouds followed by afternoon sun

Currently in Decorah as of

  • 19°(Feels like 7°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: WSW @ 12 mph
  • Barometer: 30.14 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:35:30 am
  • Sunset: 04:59:26 pm
  • Humidity: 68
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

7-Day Forecast: Austin

Wednesday
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  • 23°
  • 15°

A few clouds

Thursday
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  • 32°
  • 21°

Mostly sunny

Friday
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  • 39°
  • 22°

Times of sun and clouds

Saturday
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  • 37°
  • 23°

More clouds than sun

Sunday
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  • 35°
  • 25°

Mix of rain and freezing rain

Monday
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  • 29°
  • 10°

Periods of snow

Tuesday
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  • 13°

Clouds giving way to sun

Currently in Austin as of

  • 19°(Feels like 7°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: WSW @ 13 mph
  • Barometer: 30.12 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:41:25 am
  • Sunset: 05:03:18 pm
  • Humidity: 74
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

7-Day Forecast: Winona

Wednesday
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  • 30°
  • 18°

Mostly clear

Thursday
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  • 38°
  • 22°

Mix of sun and clouds

Friday
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  • 42°
  • 25°

Times of sun and clouds

Saturday
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  • 42°
  • 24°

Mix of sun and clouds

Sunday
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  • 40°
  • 30°

Chance of afternoon showers

Monday
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  • 33°
  • 18°

Wintry mix of precipitation

Tuesday
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  • 20°
  • 13°

Mostly cloudy

Currently in Winona as of

  • 28°(Feels like 21°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: W @ 7 mph
  • Barometer: 30.1 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:37:40 am
  • Sunset: 04:56:56 pm
  • Humidity: 64
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

Regional Conditions

Rochester
20°
Mason City
19°
Albert Lea
23°
Decorah
19°
Austin
19°
Winona
28°

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