Weather

Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows around 35. South winds 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest overnight. Wednesday, unseasonably warm. A 40 percent chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Highs 48 to 53. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Wednesday night, rain showers likely, Possibly mixed with snow and sleet in the evening, Then a chance of rain showers and freezing rain, Possibly mixed with snow showers overnight. Cloudy. Minor ice accumulation possible. Lows around 31. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent. Thursday, colder. A 20 percent chance of freezing rain and snow showers in the morning. Mostly cloudy. Highs around 36. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Thursday night, a 40 percent chance of snow showers overnight. Cloudy. Lows around 25.

Extended forecast: Friday and Friday night, snow showers. Areas of blowing snow. Highs around 31. Lows around 20. Chance of snow 90 percent. Saturday, snow showers likely in the morning, Then a chance of snow showers in the afternoon. Areas of blowing snow. Cloudy. Highs around 25. Chance of snow 70 percent. Saturday night, patchy blowing snow in the evening. Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow showers. Lows 11 to 16. Sunday and Sunday night, mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow showers. Highs around 25. Lows 11 to 16. Monday, a 30 percent chance of snow showers in the morning. Mostly cloudy. Highs around 30.

Lake Superior: Tonight, south winds 10 to 20 knots veering southwest after midnight. Waves calm to 2 feet.

Wednesday, west winds 10 to 20 knots veering north in the afternoon. A chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Waves calm to 2 feet. Wednesday night, northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain showers likely, possibly mixed with sleet in the evening, then a chance of rain showers after midnight. A chance of snow showers. Waves building to 1 to 3 feet. Thursday, northwest winds 10 to 20 knots veering north in the afternoon. Waves subsiding to calm to 2 feet. Thursday night, north winds 10 to 20 knots becoming northeast 15 to 25 knots after midnight. A chance of snow showers after midnight. Waves building to 4 to 7 feet. Friday, northeast winds 20 to 30 knots becoming north gales to 35 knots. Snow showers likely. Freezing spray. Waves building to 7 to 11 feet. Saturday, northwest gales to 35 knots. Freezing spray. A chance of snow showers. Waves subsiding to 4 to 7 feet.

Temperatures: The average temperature Monday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 38 degrees, 22 degrees above normal. The high Monday was 44 degrees, which ties the 2003 record, and the overnight low was 32 degrees.

Precipitation: Monday, .11 inches. Year to date, 3.07 inches. Normal to date, 3.88 inches.

Snowfall: Monday, none. Season to date, 106.4 inches. Normal to date, 142.0 inches.

Sunset: 6:25 this evening.

Sunrise: 7:42 a.m. Wednesday.