Weather

Marquette and vicinity: Today, showers likely, mainly before 2 p.m. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Breezy, with a north wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. Tonight, mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. North wind 5 to 15 mph. Saturday, sunny, with a high near 60. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Saturday night, mostly clear, with a low around 48. South wind around 10 mph.

Extended forecast: Sunday, mostly sunny, with a high near 65. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Sunday night, mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Monday, mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Monday night, a chance of showers between 8 p.m. and 2 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Tuesday, a chance of showers after 8 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Tuesday night, a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Wednesday, partly sunny, with a high near 64. Wednesday night, mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Thursday, partly sunny, with a high near 65.

Lake Superior: Today, north wind 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers in the morning, then isolated showers in the afternoon. Waves building to 4 to 7 feet occasionally to 9 feet, then subsiding to 3 to 5 feet occasionally to 7 feet. Tonight, north wind 10 to 15 knots veering northeast less than 10 knots after midnight, then becoming variable late. Partly cloudy. Waves subsiding to 1 to 2 feet. Saturday, south wind less than 10 knots. Sunny. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Saturday night, south wind 10 to 15 knots. Clear. Waves building to 1 to 2 feet.

Temperatures: The average temperature Thursday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 54 degrees, 3 degrees above normal. The high Thursday was 66 degrees and the overnight low was 42 degrees.

Precipitation: Thursday, .06 inches. Year to date, 30.34 inches. Normal to date, 25.83 inches.

Sunset: 7:33 this evening.

Sunrise: 7:48 a.m. Saturday.