Weather

Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, scattered snow showers, mainly between 10 p.m. and 1 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. Thursday, partly sunny, with a high near 26. Northwest wind around 10 mph. Thursday night, a 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 1 a.m. Patchy blowing snow after 1 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. Wind chill values between minus 10 and zero. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Extended forecast: Friday, snow showers likely. Areas of blowing snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 12. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. Friday night, a 30 percent chance of snow showers. Patchy blowing snow before 11 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. Saturday, partly sunny, with a high near 18. Saturday night, mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Sunday, partly sunny, with a high near 23. Sunday night, snow likely, mainly after 1 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Monday, snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. Monday night, snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Tuesday, a chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 29.

Lake Superior: Tonight, west winds 15 to 25 knots with gusts up to 33 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves subsiding to 2 to 3 feet. Thursday, northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves subsiding to 1 to 2 feet. Thursday night, northwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 25 knots after midnight. Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers after midnight. Waves building to 2 to 3 feet.

Temperatures: The average temperature Tuesday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 39 degrees, 18 degrees above normal. The high Tuesday was 48 degrees and the overnight low was 30 degrees.

Precipitation: Tuesday, .05 inches. Year to date, 5.22 inches. Normal to date, 5.20 inches.

Snowfall: Tuesday, trace. Season to date, 129.0 inches. Normal to date, 161.6 inches.

Sunset: 6:47 this evening.

Sunrise: 7:14 a.m. Thursday.