Weather

Forecast for Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017 (AP graphic)

Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, cloudy with showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then mostly clear overnight. Lows around 49. West winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent. Wednesday, cooler, sunny. Highs around 62. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Wednesday night, clear. Lows 42 to 47. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

Extended forecast: Thursday, mostly sunny. Highs around 60. West winds 5 to10 mph. Thursday night, clear. Lows 40 to 45. Friday, mostly sunny. Highs around 60. Friday night, a chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely overnight. Mostly cloudy. Lows 44 to 49. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Saturday, mostly cloudy with showers. Highs around 61. Chance of rain 80 percent. Saturday night, a 30 percent chance of showers in the evening. Mostly clear. Lows 44 to 49. Sunday and Sunday night, partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain showers. Highs around 63. Lows 43 to 48. Columbus Day, mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain showers. Highs around 58.

Lake Superior: Small craft advisory in effect from this evening through Wednesday afternoon. Tonight, southwest wind 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to 25 knots after midnight. Cloudy with showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Mostly clear late. Waves building to 4 to 7 feet occasionally to 9 feet. Wednesday, northwest wind 5 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves subsiding to 1 to 2 feet. Wednesday night, west wind 5 to 15 knots. Clear. Waves building to 2 to 4 feet.

Temperatures: The average temperature Monday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 60 degrees, 11 degrees above normal. The high Monday was 69 degrees and the overnight low was 51 degrees.

Precipitation: Monday, trace. Year to date, 30.58 inches. Normal to date, 26.36 inches.

Sunset: 7:26 this evening.

Sunrise: 7:53 a.m. Wednesday.