Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, cloudy with scattered snow showers. Patchy blowing snow. Lows 13 to 18. West winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 40 mph. Chance of snow 50 percent. Wednesday, colder. Cloudy with snow showers. Patchy blowing snow. Snow accumulation around an inch. Highs around 24. West winds 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of snow 90 percent. Wednesday night, patchy blowing snow in the evening. Snow showers likely. Lows 13 to 18. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 70 percent.
Extended forecast: Thursday, mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow showers. Highs around 20. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph inland, except northwest 10 to 20 mph near the shore. Thursday night, mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow showers. Lows 10 to 15. Friday and Friday night, snow showers. Highs around 21. Lows 7 to 12 above inland to around 14 at the shore. Chance of snow 80 percent. Saturday, mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow showers. Highs around 19. Saturday night, mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of snow showers. Lows 10 to 15. Sunday and Sunday night, warmer. Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow showers. Highs around 28. Lows 16 to 21. Monday, a chance of snow showers in the morning, then snow showers likely in the afternoon. Cloudy. Highs around 25. Chance of snow 60 percent.
Lake Superior: Gale warning in effect through Wednesday afternoon. Tonight, west wind up to 30 knots with gale force gusts up to 46 knots. Cloudy with scattered snow showers. Freezing spray late. Waves building to 11 to 15 feet occasionally to 19 feet, then subsiding to 10 to 14 feet occasionally to 18 feet. Wednesday, west wind 20 to 25 knots veering northwest in the afternoon. Gale force gusts up to 38 knots. Freezing spray in the morning. Snow showers. Waves subsiding to 9 to 12 feet occasionally to 15 feet. Wednesday night, northwest wind 20 to 25 knots with gusts up to 33 knots. Snow showers. Waves subsiding to 7 to 10 feet occasionally to 13 feet.
Temperatures: The average temperature Monday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 43 degrees, 21 degrees above normal. The high Monday was 50 degrees, which tied a record for the date set in 1961 and tied in 2015. The overnight low was 35 degrees.
Precipitation: Monday, .83 inches, which set a record for the date. The previous record of .79 inches was set in 2013. Year to date, 41.41 inches. Normal to date, 33.50 inches.
Snowfall: Monday, none. Season to date, 25.0 inches. Normal to date, 35.6 inches.
Sunset: 5:03 this evening.
Sunrise: 8:19 a.m. Wednesday.