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Forecast for Friday, June 16, 2017. (AP graphic)

Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8 p.m., then a slight chance of showers between 8 p.m. and midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent. Friday, a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 p.m. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Friday night, a chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11 p.m., then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.

Extended forecast:Saturday, a chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent. Saturday night, showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. Sunday, showers likely, mainly before 2 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. Sunday night, a chance of showers before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Monday, partly sunny, with a high near 62. Monday night, mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Tuesday, a chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Tuesday night, a chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. Wednesday, mostly sunny, with a high near 65.

Lake Superior: Tonight, southwest wind less than 10 knots. Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Waves calm to 1 foot.

Friday, southwest wind less than 10 knots backing southeast by mid afternoon. Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms by mid afternoon. Waves calm to 1 foot.

Friday night, south wind less than 10 knots. Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms through midnight, then a slight chance of showers after midnight. Waves calm to 1 foot.

Temperatures: The average temperature Wednesday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 62 degrees, 2 degrees above normal. The high Wednesday was 69 degrees and the overnight low was 55 degrees.

Precipitation: Wednesday, .72 inches. Year to date, 16.98 inches. Normal to date, 15.06 inches.

Sunset: 9:45 this evening.

Sunrise: 5:57 a.m. Friday.