Weather

Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, isolated snow showers before 9 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Light southwest wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent. Saturday, isolated snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 20. Northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent. Saturday night, a 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Wind chill values between -5 and zero. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Sunday, a 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17. West wind around 10 mph. Sunday night, a 40 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. Extended forecast: Christmas Day, a 50 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 9. Monday night, a chance of snow showers before 1 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3. Tuesday, a chance of snow showers after 1 p.m. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 5. Tuesday night, a chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3. Wednesday, a chance of snow showers. Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 8. Wednesday night, mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. Thursday, mostly cloudy, with a high near 11. Lake Superior: Tonight, west wind 5 to 15 knots increasing to 10 to 20 knots by midnight. Cloudy with scattered snow showers. Waves building to 3 to 6 feet occasionally to 8 feet. Saturday, northwest wind 15 to 20 knots. Cloudy. A chance of snow showers in the morning, then snow showers likely in the afternoon. Freezing spray in the afternoon. Waves building to 4 to 7 feet occasionally to 9 feet, then subsiding to 3 to 6 feet occasionally to 8 feet. Saturday night, west wind 15 to 20 knots. Freezing spray in the evening. Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Waves subsiding to 3 to 5 feet occasionally to 7 feet. Temperatures: The average temperature Thursday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 17, degrees, 17 degrees above normal. The high Thursday was 22 degrees and the overnight low was 11 degrees. Precipitation: Friday, .05 inches. Year to date, 42.34 inches. Normal to date, 34.92 inches. Snowfall: Friday, 2.5 inches. Season to date, 54.0 inches. Normal to date, 59.3 inches. Sunset: 5:06 this evening. Sunrise: 8:32 a.m. Saturday.