Weather

Marquette and vicinity: Today, a 30 percent chance of showers, mainly between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Partly sunny, with a high near 51. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Tonight, partly cloudy, with a low around 35. North wind 5 to 10 mph. Friday, a 10 percent chance of showers after 5 p.m. Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. North wind 5 to 10 mph. Friday night, a 20 percent chance of showers before 11 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

Extended forecast: Saturday, partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 42. Breezy, with a north wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Saturday night, clear, with a low around 32. Sunday, sunny, with a high near 42. Sunday night, clear, with a low around 33. Monday, sunny, with a high near 49. Monday night, partly cloudy, with a low around 37. Tuesday, partly sunny, with a high near 54. Tuesday night, mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Wednesday, mostly sunny, with a high near 50.

Lake Superior: Today, west winds 5 to 15 knots veering north less than 10 knots late. Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Tonight, north winds less than 10 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Friday, north winds 5 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny. A slight chance of rain showers by mid afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Friday night, north winds 10 to 20 knots with gusts up to 28 knots. Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain showers through midnight. Waves building to 3 to 5 feet occasionally to 7 feet.

Temperatures: The average temperature Wednesday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 46 degrees, no departure from normal. The high Wednesday was 65 degrees and the overnight low was 27 degrees.

Precipitation: Wednesday, none. Year to date, 12.42 inches. Normal to date, 10.86 inches.

Snowfall: Wednesday, none. Season to date, 154 inches. Normal to date, 202.1 inches.

Sunset: 9:04 this evening.

Sunrise: 6:29 a.m. Friday.