Weather

Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, scattered snow showers, mainly after 10 p.m. Patchy blowing snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. Wind chill values between minus 5 and minus 15. Blustery, with a northwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible. Friday, a 50 percent chance of snow showers. Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 11. Wind chill values between minus 5 and minus 15. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible. Friday night, a 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 1am. Patchy blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. Wind chill values between minus 5 and minus 10. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Extended forecast: Saturday, a 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 1 p.m. Patchy blowing snow between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Partly sunny, with a high near 17. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Saturday night, a 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Sunday, a 30 percent chance of snow showers before 1 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19. Sunday night, a chance of snow showers after 1 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Monday, a chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. Monday night, mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Tuesday, partly sunny, with a high near 26. Tuesday night, partly cloudy, with a low around 15. Wednesday, partly sunny, with a high near 32.

Lake Superior: Tonight, northwest winds 15 to 25 knots with gusts up to 33 knots. Partly cloudy with isolated snow showers in the evening, then mostly cloudy with scattered snow showers after midnight. Waves building to 2 to 4 feet. Friday, northwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gale force gusts up to 34 knots. Partly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Waves subsiding to 2 to 3 feet. Friday night, northwest winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 29 knots. Partly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Waves subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.

Temperatures: The average temperature Wednesday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 25 degrees, 4 degrees above normal. The high Wednesday was 35 degrees and the overnight low was 14 degrees.

Precipitation: Wednesday, .06 inches. Year to date,5.28 inches. Normal to date, 5.30 inches.

Snowfall: Wednesday, 1.1 inches. Season to date, 130.1 inches. Normal to date, 162.9 inches.

Sunset: 6:48 this evening.

Sunrise: 7:12 a.m. Friday.