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Forecast for Thursday, August 3, 2017 (AP graphic)

Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, partly cloudy, with a low around 54. North wind around 10 mph. Thursday, a 30 percent chance of showers after 2 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph. Thursday night, showers, mainly after 8 p.m. Low around 56. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

Extended forecast: Friday, showers likely, mainly before 2 p.m. Cloudy, with a high near 60. Breezy, with a north wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. Friday night, a 30 percent chance of showers before 8 p.m. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 57. Saturday, mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Saturday night, partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Sunday, a chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 71. Sunday night, mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Monday, a chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Monday night, mostly clear, with a low around 59. Tuesday, a chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.

Lake Superior: Tonight, north wind 10 to 15 knots veering northeast late. Mostly clear through midnight then becoming mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 3 feet. Thursday, northeast wind 10 to 20 knots. Cloudy. A chance of showers by mid afternoon. Waves building to 2 to 4 feet. Thursday night, northeast wind 15 to 25 knots. Showers. Waves building to 5 to 8 feet occasionally to 10 feet.

Temperatures: The average temperature Tuesday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 74 degrees, 9 degrees above normal. The high Tuesday was 86 degrees and the overnight low was 61 degrees.

Precipitation: Tuesday, .10 inches. Year to date, 22.89 inches. Normal to date, 19.42 inches.

Sunset: 9:20 this evening.

Sunrise: 6:34 a.m. Thursday.