Weather

Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, isolated snow showers in the evening then scattered snow showers overnight. Cloudy. Lows zero to 5 above inland to around 9 above at the shore. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 50 percent. Thursday, mostly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Highs 15 to 20. West winds light increasing to 5 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Thursday night, a 40 percent chance of snow showers. Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows around 3 below inland to around 4 above at the shore. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Wind chill readings to 15 below zero.

Extended forecast: Friday, colder. Mostly sunny. Highs around 9 above. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Lowest wind chill readings to 15 below zero in the morning. Friday night and Saturday, warmer. Partly cloudy. Lows 1 below to 6 below zero inland to around 4 above at the shore. Highs around 21.

Saturday night and Sunday, partly cloudy. Lows around 5 above inland to around 13 at the shore. Highs around 24. Sunday night and Martin Luther King Jr. Day, partly cloudy. Lows 11 to 16. Highs around 31. Monday night, partly cloudy. Lows 17 to 22. Tuesday, a chance of snow showers in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Highs around 32. Chance of snow 30 percent.

Lake Superior: Tonight, northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming north 10 to 20 knots after midnight. Scattered snow showers. Waves subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Thursday, southwest winds 10 to 20 knots becoming west gales to 35 knots in the afternoon. A chance of snow showers. Heavy freezing spray in the afternoon. Waves subsiding to calm to 2 feet then building to 10 to 14 feet. Thursday night, northwest gales to 40 knots diminishing to 20 to 30 knots after midnight. Heavy freezing spray. A chance of snow showers. Waves building to 12 to 17 feet then subsiding to 6 to 9 feet. Friday, northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west 10 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Heavy freezing spray in the morning. A chance of snow showers. Waves subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Friday night, southwest winds 10 to 20 knots increasing to 15 to 25 knots after midnight. Waves subsiding to calm to 2 feet then building to 3 to 5 feet. Saturday, west winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to 20 knots. Freezing spray. A chance of snow showers. Waves building to 3 to 6 feet then subsiding to calm to 2 feet. Sunday, southwest winds 10 to 20 knots. Waves building to 2 to 4 feet.

Temperatures: The average temperature Tuesday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 22 degrees, 8 degrees above normal. The high Tuesday was 30 degrees and the overnight low was 14 degrees.

Precipitation: Tuesday, .57 inches. Year to date, .74 inches. Normal to date, .78 inches.

Snowfall: Tuesday, 5.7 inches. Season to date, 66.6 inches. Normal to date, 86.9 inches.

Sunset: 5:25 this evening.

Sunrise: 8:31 a.m. Thursday.