Weather

Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, cloudy with numerous snow showers. Snow accumulation around an inch. Lows 11 to 16. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 70 percent. Friday, numerous snow showers. Snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches. Highs 16 to 21. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 70 percent. Friday night, mostly cloudy with snow showers. Lows around 2 above inland to around 8 above at the shore. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 80 percent.

Extended forecast: Saturday, a chance of snow showers in the morning. Mostly cloudy. Highs around 18. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 50 percent.

Saturday night and Sunday, warmer. Cloudy with a 30 percent chance of snow showers. Lows 11 to 16. Highs around 28. Sunday night and Monday, partly cloudy. Lows 16 to 21. Highs around 32. Monday night, a chance of snow showers overnight. Mostly cloudy. Lows around 23. Chance of snow 40 percent. Tuesday, mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow showers. Highs around 29. Tuesday night, patchy blowing snow in the evening. Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow showers. Lows 14 to 19. Wednesday, a chance of snow showers in the morning. Mostly cloudy. Highs around 21. Chance of snow 40 percent.

Lake Superior: Tonight, west wind 10 to 15 knots. Scattered snow showers in the evening, then numerous snow showers by midnight. Waves building to 2 to 4 feet, then subsiding to 2 to 3 feet. Friday, northwest wind 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers. Freezing spray in the afternoon. Waves building to 3 to 6 feet occasionally to 8 feet, then subsiding to 3 to 5 feet occasionally to 7 feet. Friday night, north wind 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to 15 knots after midnight. Freezing spray in the evening. Snow showers. Waves subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.

Temperatures: The average temperature Wednesday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 11 degrees, 8 degrees below normal. The high Wednesday was 16 degrees and the overnight low was 6 degrees.

Precipitation: Wednesday, .23 inches. Year to date, 42.15 inches. Normal to date, 34.30 inches.

Snowfall: Wednesday, 6.8 inches. Season to date, 45.9 inches. Normal to date, 48.1 inches.

Sunset: 5:03 this evening.

Sunrise: 8:28 a.m. Friday.