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Forecast for Friday, June 23, 2017

Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, a slight chance of showers between 7 p.m. and midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent. Friday, mostly sunny, with a high near 68. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph. Friday night, partly cloudy, with a low around 53. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

Extended forecast: Saturday, a 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Northwest wind around 10 mph. Saturday night, mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Sunday, a 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 58. Sunday night, mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Monday, mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Monday night, partly cloudy, with a low around 51. Tuesday, mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Tuesday night, a chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Wednesday, a chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 71.

Lake Superior: Tonight, south wind less than 10 knots veering southwest late. Mostly cloudy through midnight then becoming partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Patchy fog after midnight. Waves calm to 1 foot. Friday, west wind less than 10 knots veering northwest 10 to 15 knots by mid afternoon. Patchy fog through early afternoon. Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers. Waves building to 1 to 2 feet. Friday night, west wind 10 to 15 knots. Mostly clear through midnight then becoming mostly cloudy. Waves building to 2 to 3 feet.

Temperatures: The average temperature Wednesday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 58 degrees, 4 degrees below normal. The high Wednesday was 69 degrees and the overnight low was 46 degrees.

Precipitation: Wednesday, trace. Year to date, 18.82 inches. Normal to date, 15.69 inches.

Sunset: 9:47 this evening.

Sunrise: 5:58 a.m. Friday.