Weather

Marquette and vicinity: Winter weather advisory in effect from 4 a.m. to midnight Wednesday. Tonight, scattered snow showers in the evening, then snow showers overnight. Patchy blowing snow overnight. Snow accumulation around an inch. Lows 4 to 9 above. Inland, west winds 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest overnight. Near the shore, west winds 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest 10 to 20 mph overnight. Chance of snow 100 percent. Wednesday, cloudy with snow showers. Areas of blowing snow. Snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches near Marquette and near Skandia, of 1 to 3 inches over the higher terrain. Highs 9 to 14 above. Inland, north winds 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Near the shore, north winds 20 to 25 mph becoming northwest 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Chance of snow 80 percent. Wind chill readings to 20 below zero. Wednesday night, cloudy with numerous snow showers. Areas of blowing snow. Lows 3 below to 8 below zero inland to around 1 above at the shore. North winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 70 percent. Wind chill readings to 25 below zero.

Extended forecast: Thursday, patchy blowing snow in the morning. Cloudy with numerous snow showers. Highs 3 to 8 above. North winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 60 percent. Lowest wind chill readings to 25 below zero in the morning. Thursday night, cold. Numerous snow showers. Patchy blowing snow. Lows 5 below to 10 below zero inland to around 1 below at the shore. Chance of snow 70 percent. Friday, cold. Patchy blowing snow in the morning. Numerous snow showers in the morning, then scattered snow showers in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Highs around 4 above. Chance of snow 70 percent. Friday night, cold. Scattered snow showers in the evening. Mostly cloudy. Lows 9 below to 14 below zero inland to around 4 below at the shore. Chance of snow 50 percent. Saturday, scattered snow showers in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Highs around 11. Chance of snow 30 percent. Saturday night, cloudy with scattered snow showers. Lows 2 to 7 above. Chance of snow 50 percent. Sunday and Sunday night, warmer. Cloudy with scattered snow showers. Highs around 23. Lows 11 to 16. Chance of snow 40 percent. Monday, cloudy with scattered snow showers. Highs around 20. Chance of snow 50 percent.

Lake Superior: Small craft advisory in effect from 1 this afternoon through late Wednesday night. Tonight, southwest wind 15 to 20 knots veering northwest 20 to 25 knots late. Gale force gusts up to 34 knots. Scattered snow showers in the evening, then snow showers by midnight. Freezing spray through the night. Waves subsiding to 3 to 6 feet occasionally to 8 feet, then building to 5 to 8 feet occasionally to 10 feet. Wednesday, north wind up to 30 knots. Snow showers. Heavy freezing spray. Waves building to 8 to 11 feet occasionally to 14 feet, then subsiding to 7 to 10 feet occasionally to 13 feet. Wednesday night, north wind 15 to 25 knots. Numerous snow showers. Heavy freezing spray. Waves subsiding to 4 to 7 feet occasionally to 9 feet.

Temperatures: The average temperature Monday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 2 degrees, 13 degrees below normal. The high Monday was 8 degrees and the overnight low was minus 5 degrees.

Precipitation: Monday, trace. Year to date, trace. Normal to date, .08 inches.

Snowfall: Monday, trace. Season to date, 63.0 inches. Normal to date, 74.7 inches.

Sunset: 5:15 this evening.

Sunrise: 8:34 a.m. Wednesday.