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Forecast for Thursday, July 6, 2017 (AP graphic)

Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, a chance of showers and thunderstorms before 5 a.m., then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent. Thursday, a chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8 a.m. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. West wind around 5 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent. Thursday night, a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

Extended forecast:Friday, partly sunny, with a high near 64. North wind around 10 mph. Friday night, mostly clear, with a low around 53. Saturday, sunny, with a high near 74. Saturday night, partly cloudy, with a low around 56.

Sunday, mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Sunday night, a chance of showers after 2 a.m. Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Monday, a chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. Monday night, mostly clear, with a low around 54. Tuesday, mostly sunny, with a high near 70.

Lake Superior: Tonight, southwest wind 5 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Patchy fog late. Waves calm to 1 foot. Thursday, variable wind less than 10 knots becoming north less than 10 knots by mid afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog through early afternoon. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms through early afternoon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms by mid afternoon. Waves calm to 1 foot. Thursday night, north wind less than 10 knots backing northwest after midnight. Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms through midnight, then partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Waves calm to 1 foot.

Temperatures: The average temperature Tuesday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 65 degrees, which is normal for the date. The high Tuesday was 80 degrees and the overnight low was 50 degrees.

Precipitation: Tuesday, none. Year to date, 21.41 inches. Normal to date, 16.83 inches.

Sunset: 9:45 this evening.

Sunrise: 6:05 a.m. Thursday.