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Forecast for Friday, August 4, 2017 (Associated Press Graphic)

Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, isolated rain showers in the evening. Patchy fog overnight. Mostly clear. Lows 42 to 47 inland to around 54 at the shore. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent. Saturday, warmer. Partly cloudy. Highs around 71. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday night, mostly clear. Patchy fog overnight. Lows 49 to 54. Light winds.

Extended forecast: Sunday and Sunday night, mostly clear. Highs around 71. Lows 50 to 55. Monday, mostly sunny. Highs around 74. Monday night, clear. Lows 51 to 56. Tuesday, mostly sunny. Highs around 77. Tuesday night, partly cloudy. Lows 55 to 60. Wednesday, a chance of showers in the morning, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Highs around 74. Chance of rain 50 percent. Wednesday night, partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 55. Thursday, partly cloudy. Highs around 72.

Lake Superior: Tonight, north wind 15 to 25 knots backing northwest 15 to 20 knots late. Gusts up to 32 knots. Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly clear. Scattered showers in the evening, then isolated showers after midnight. Waves subsiding to 5 to 8 feet occasionally to 10 feet. Saturday, northwest wind 10 to 15 knots veering north less than 10 knots by mid afternoon. Partly cloudy. Waves subsiding to 1 to 2 feet. Saturday night, variable wind less than 10 knots. Mostly clear. Waves 1 to 2 feet.

Temperatures: The average temperature Thursday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 54 degrees, 11 degrees below normal. The high Thursday was 58 degrees and the overnight low was 49 degrees.

Precipitation: Thursday, .70 inches. Year to date, 23.59 inches. Normal to date, 19.61 inches.

Sunset: 9:17 this evening.

Sunrise: 6:36 a.m. Saturday.