Weather

Marquette and vicinity: Today, scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1 p.m. Patchy fog after 9 a.m. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 61. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. Tonight, a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2 a.m. Patchy fog after 1 a.m. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Wednesday, showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 7 a.m. and 8 a.m., then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8 a.m. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 54 by 5 p.m. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Wednesday night, showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2 a.m., then showers likely. Low around 44. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming south after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

Extended forecast:Thursday, showers likely, mainly before 2 p.m. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 40 by 4 p.m. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. Thursday night, a 30 percent chance of showers before 8 p.m. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 36. Friday, mostly sunny, with a high near 47. Friday night, mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Saturday, a chance of showers after 2 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. Saturday night, showers likely, mainly between 8 p.m. and 2 a.m. Cloudy, with a low around 42. Sunday, a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. Sunday night, mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Monday, partly sunny, with a high near 53.

Lake Superior: Today, southeast winds less than 10 knots with gusts up to 17 knots. Cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then scattered showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waves building to 1 to 2 feet. Tonight, south winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms through midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms late. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Wednesday, west winds less than 10 knots veering north by mid afternoon. Patchy fog through early afternoon. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Wednesday night, east winds less than 10 knots veering south after midnight. Rain showers and a chance of thunderstorms through midnight, then rain showers likely after midnight. Waves building to 1 to 2 feet.

Temperatures: The average temperature Monday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 50 degrees, 1 degree below normal. The high Monday was 60 degrees and the overnight low was 40 degrees.

Precipitation: Monday, .01 inches. Year to date, 12.59 inches. Normal to date, 11.93 inches.

Sunset: 9:19 this evening.

Sunrise: 6:14 a.m. Wednesday.