Weather

Forecast for Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017 (AP graphic)

Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, mostly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then mostly clear overnight. Areas of fog. Lows 47 to 52 inland to around 55 at the shore. West winds 5 to 10 mph becoming north overnight. Chance of rain 50 percent. Thursday, sunny. Patchy fog in the morning. Highs 70 to 75. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Thursday night, a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight. Partly cloudy. Lows around 60. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

Extended forecast: Friday, unseasonably warm. Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Highs around 86. South winds 5 to 15 mph. Friday night and Saturday, unseasonably warm. Mostly clear. Lows around 66. Highs around 84. Saturday night and Sunday, unseasonably warm. Partly cloudy. Lows around 64. Highs around 84. Sunday night, partly cloudy. Lows around 60. Monday, a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Partly cloudy. Highs 73 to 78. Monday night and Tuesday, cooler. Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 54. Highs around 66.

Lake Superior: Tonight, southwest wind 5 to 15 knots veering north less than 10 knots late. Mostly cloudy through midnight then becoming partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms through midnight, then isolated showers late. Patchy fog through the night. Waves subsiding to 1 to 2 feet. Thursday, north wind less than 10 knots through early afternoon becoming variable. Mostly sunny. Areas of fog. Waves calm to 1 foot. Thursday night, southeast wind less than 10 knots veering south after midnight. Partly cloudy. Patchy fog through midnight. A 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 61 degrees, 6 degrees above normal. The high Tuesday was 72 degrees and the overnight low was 50 degrees.

Precipitation: Tuesday, .01 inches. Year to date, 28.99 inches. Normal to date, 24.60 inches.

Sunset: 7:51 this evening.

Sunrise: 7:36 a.m. Thursday.