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Radar/Satellite

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Current Weather Conditions

 
Hover over or click station to get METAR and TAF (if available). Flight Categories: VFR=GreenVFR   MVFR=BlueMVFR   IFR=RedIFR   LIFR=PurpleLIFR

RST TAF

 

KRST - Rochester International Airport

Forecast valid from 0000 GMT 21 Oct 2021 to 0000 GMT 22 Oct 2021

Latest observation at 0154 GMT 21 Oct 2021

For situational awareness. Not to be used for flight planning purposes

Potential Impact None Slight Moderate High
Time 0154Z 21/03Z 21/04Z 21/05Z 21/06Z 21/07Z 21/08Z 21/09Z 21/10Z 21/11Z 21/12Z 21/13Z 21/14Z 21/15Z 21/16Z 21/17Z
VIS 5 6 6 6 >6 >6 >6 >6 >6 >6 >6 >6 >6 >6 >6 >6
CIG 14 6 6 6 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 12 12 12 12
Cover BKN OVC OVC OVC OVC OVC OVC OVC OVC OVC OVC OVC BKN BKN BKN BKN
FltCat MVFR IFR IFR IFR IFR IFR IFR IFR IFR IFR IFR IFR MVFR MVFR MVFR MVFR
WX BR -SHRA -SHRA -SHRA VCSH VCSH VCSH VCSH VCSH VCSH VCSH VCSH
WDir 140 180 180 180 310 310 310 310 310 310 310 310 350 350 350 350
WSpd 6 8 8 8 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 14 14 14 14
WGust 20 20 20 20
FTUS80 KRST 202336 RRD
KRST 202332Z 2100/2124 15007KT 6SM -SHRA OVC015
     FM210200 18008KT 6SM -SHRA OVC006
     FM210600 31012KT P6SM VCSH OVC003
     FM211400 35014G20KT P6SM BKN012
     FM212000 35012KT P6SM SCT035

 


TAF Impacts - Surrounding Airports

 

Potential Impact None Slight Moderate High
Time OBS 21/03Z 21/04Z 21/05Z 21/06Z 21/07Z 21/08Z 21/09Z 21/10Z 21/11Z 21/12Z 21/13Z 21/14Z 21/15Z 21/16Z 21/17Z
KMSP CIG CIG CIG CIG CIG CIG CIG CIG                
KMKT CIG [CIG] CIG CIG CIG CIG CIG CIG                
KLSE               CIG CIG CIG CIG CIG CIG      
KMCW CIG [CIG] CIG CIG CIG CIG CIG CIG CIG CIG CIG CIG CIG CIG CIG  

NOTE: TEMPO conditions in [brackets]. Keep in mind TEMPO conditions might be better (lower impact) than prevailing conditions.


Aviation Weather Forecasts

aviation surface weather forecast
aviation cloud forecast
 

KRST Vertical Wind Profile


Model Probability Forecasts

model meteogram for RST airport

 

ceiling height plot

Bar graphs indicate the probability of selected flight category element. The color represents the difference (using 10% thresholds between categories) between the probability and the threshold required to make a categorical forecast. Solid black lines indicate the threshold value at each hour

 

visibility plot for RST airport

Bar graphs indicate the probability of selected flight category element. The color represents the difference (using 10% thresholds between categories) between the probability and the threshold required to make a categorical forecast. Solid black lines indicate the threshold value at each hour

 


Extended Forecast

 

Tonight
 

Showers and Breezy

Low: 44°

Thursday
 

Chance Showers and Breezy then Mostly Sunny

High: 47°

Thursday Night
 

Frost

Low: 30°

Friday
 

Frost then Mostly Sunny

High: 49°

Friday Night
 

Frost

Low: 28°

Saturday
 

Frost then Mostly Sunny

High: 50°

Saturday Night
 

Mostly Cloudy then Slight Chance Rain/Snow

Low: 35°