Weather

Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers overnight. Areas of fog. Cloudy. Lows around 55. Light winds becoming north 5 to 10 mph overnight. Chance of rain 70 percent. Friday, areas of fog in the morning. Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs around 65. North winds 5 to 15 mph. Friday night, mostly clear. Lows 49 to 54. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

Extended forecast: Saturday, sunny. Highs around 72. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Saturday night, clear. Patchy fog overnight. Lows 50 to 55. Sunday, mostly sunny. Highs around 75. Sunday night, mostly clear. Patchy fog overnight. Lows 51 to 56. Monday, a 30 percent chance of showers in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Highs around 75. Monday night, mostly clear. Patchy fog overnight. Lows 52 to 57. Tuesday, mostly sunny. Highs around 75. Tuesday night, clear. Lows 52 to 57. Wednesday, mostly sunny. Highs around 76.

Lake Superior: Tonight, southeast wind less than 10 knots backing north late. Cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Patchy fog after midnight. Waves calm to 1 foot. Friday, north wind 5 to 15 knots. Cloudy. Patchy fog through early afternoon. A chance of showers through early afternoon, then a slight chance of showers by mid afternoon. Waves building to 2 to 4 feet. Friday night, north wind 10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers through midnight. Waves subsiding to 2 to 3 feet.

Temperatures: The average temperature Wednesday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 64 degrees, 1 degree below normal. The high Wednesday was 76 degrees and the overnight low was 51 degrees.

Precipitation: Wednesday, .18 inches. Year to date, 24.84 inches. Normal to date, 20.20 inches.

Sunset: 9:08 this evening.

Sunrise: 6:44 a.m. Friday.