Weather

Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, increasing clouds, with a low around 19. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight. Thursday, a chance of rain and snow showers after 2 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent. Little or no snow accumulation expected. Thursday night, rain showers before midnight, then rain, possibly mixed with freezing rain between midnight and 2 a.m., then rain showers likely after 2 a.m. Low around 32. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Extended forecast: Friday, rain likely, possibly mixed with freezing rain before 8 a.m., then a chance of rain showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. West wind around 5 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. Friday night, mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Saturday, partly sunny, with a high near 38. Saturday night, a chance of snow showers between 2 a.m. and 3 a.m., then a chance of sleet after 3 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Sunday, sleet likely, possibly mixed with freezing rain before 10 a.m., then rain showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Sunday night, a chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 33. Monday, a chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 42. Monday night, a chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Tuesday, a chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 40.

Lake Superior: Tonight, southeast winds 5 to 15 knots veering south 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Clear through midnight then becoming partly cloudy. Waves calm to 1 foot. Thursday, south winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 28 knots. Cloudy. A chance of rain and snow showers by mid afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Thursday night, south winds 15 to 20 knots veering southwest 5 to 15 knots after midnight. Gusts up to 27 knots. Rain showers, possibly mixed with snow showers and freezing rain likely through midnight. Then rain showers likely, possibly mixed with freezing rain after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 feet.

Temperatures: The average temperature Tuesday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 24 degrees, 2 degrees below normal. The high Tuesday was 33 degrees and the overnight low was 15 degrees.

Precipitation: Tuesday, .01 inches. Year to date, 5.79 inches. Normal to date, 6.57 inches.

Snowfall: Tuesday, .3 inches. Season to date, 141.0 inches. Normal to date, 178.2 inches.

Sunset: 8:06 this evening.

Sunrise: 7:47 a.m. Thursday.