Weather

Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, mostly cloudy with numerous snow showers. Snow accumulation around an inch. Lows 1 to 6 above inland to around 11 at the shore. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 70 percent. Saturday, a chance of snow showers in the morning, then a slight chance of snow showers in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Highs around 18. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 40 percent. Saturday night, a 20 percent chance of snow showers in the evening. Cloudy. Lows around 13. Light winds.

Extended forecast: Sunday, warmer, cloudy. Highs around 28. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Sunday night, mostly cloudy. Lows 17 to 22. Monday, partly cloudy. Highs around 32. Monday night, cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow showers. Lows around 25.

Tuesday and Tuesday night, breezy. Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow showers. Patchy blowing snow in the afternoon. Highs around 31. Lows 14 to 19.

Wednesday, colder. Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of snow showers. Highs around 22. Wednesday night and Thursday, snow showers. Lows 13 to 18. Highs around 24. Chance of snow 80 percent.

Lake Superior: Tonight, northwest wind 15 to 20 knots veering north 10 to 15 knots late. Freezing spray through midnight. Numerous snow showers through midnight, then scattered snow showers late. Waves subsiding to 3 to 5 feet occasionally to 7 feet. Saturday, northeast wind less than 10 knots veering southeast in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers in the morning. Waves subsiding to 1 to 2 feet. Saturday night, southeast wind less than 10 knots. Cloudy. Waves 1 to 2 feet.

Temperatures: The average temperature Thursday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 14 degrees, 5 degrees below normal. The high Thursday was 18 degrees and the overnight low was 9 degrees.

Precipitation: Thursday, .20 inches. Year to date, 42.35 inches. Normal to date, 34.38 inches.

Snowfall: Thursday, .7 inches. Season to date, 46.6 inches. Normal to date, 49.5 inches.

Sunset: 5:03 this evening.

Sunrise: 8:28 a.m. Saturday.