Weather

Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, clear in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows around 27. South winds 10 to 20 mph becoming southwest overnight. Thursday, a 20 percent chance of snow showers in the morning. Mostly cloudy. Highs around 37. West winds 10 to 20 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Thursday night, partly cloudy. Lows 24 to 29. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph inland, except northwest 10 to 20 mph near the shore.

Extended forecast: Friday, partly cloudy. Highs around 38. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Friday night, mostly cloudy. Lows around 30. Saturday, partly cloudy. Highs around 41. Saturday night, mostly clear. Lows around 27. Sunday, mostly cloudy. Highs around 39. Sunday night and Monday, cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain and snow showers. Lows around 31. Highs around 39. Monday night, a 40 percent chance of snow showers, possibly mixed with rain in the evening. Mostly cloudy. Lows around 28. Tuesday, mostly cloudy. Highs around 33.

Lake Superior: Gale warning in effect from this evening through Thursday evening. Tonight, south wind 15 to 25 knots. Gale force gusts up to 35 knots. Clear then becoming partly cloudy by midnight then becoming mostly cloudy. Isolated rain showers late. Waves building to 3 to 5 feet occasionally to 7 feet. Thursday, west wind up to 30 knots veering northwest in the afternoon. Cloudy. A slight chance of rain showers and snow showers in the morning, then a chance of rain showers possibly mixed with snow showers in the afternoon. Waves building to 8 to 11 feet occasionally to 14 feet. Thursday night, northwest wind 15 to 25 knots backing west 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Waves subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.

Temperatures: The average temperature Tuesday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 38 degrees, 13 degrees above normal. The high Tuesday was 46 degrees and the overnight low was 29 degrees.

Precipitation: Tuesday, trace. Year to date, 40.57 inches. Normal to date, 32.90 inches.

Snowfall: Tuesday, trace. Season to date, 24.9 inches. Normal to date, 28.1 inches.

Sunset: 5:06 this evening.

Sunrise: 8:13 a.m. Thursday.