Weather

Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, scattered snow showers in the evening, then numerous snow showers overnight. Cloudy. Snow accumulation around an inch. Lows 10 to 15. Light winds. Chance of snow 70 percent. Thursday, snow showers likely. Snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches. Highs around 24. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 70 percent. Thursday night, snow showers likely in the evening, then a chance of snow showers overnight. Cloudy. Lows 14 to 19. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 60 percent.

Extended forecast: Friday, mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow showers. Highs around 26. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Friday night, cloudy. Lows 14 to 19. Saturday and Saturday night, mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow showers. Highs 18 to 23. Lows around 2 above inland to around 8 above at the shore. Sunday, mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow showers. Highs 9 to 14 above. Sunday night and Christmas Day, cold. Cloudy with snow showers likely. Lows around 4 below inland to around 2 above at the shore. Highs 3 to 8 above. Chance of snow 70 percent. Monday night, cold. Snow showers likely in the evening, then a chance of snow showers overnight. Patchy blowing snow overnight. Cloudy. Lows around 7 below inland to around 1 below at the shore. Chance of snow 70 percent. Tuesday, cold. Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow showers. Highs 1 to 6 above.

Lake Superior: Small craft advisory in effect through this evening. Tonight, northwest wind less than 10 knots backing southwest late. Cloudy. Scattered snow showers through midnight, then numerous snow showers late. Waves subsiding to 1 to 2 feet. Thursday, south wind less than 10 knots backing east in the afternoon. Snow showers. Waves calm to 1 foot. Thursday night, northeast wind less than 10 knots. Cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Waves building to 1 to 2 feet.

Temperatures: The average temperature Tuesday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 25 degrees, 8 degrees above normal. The high Tuesday was 33 degrees and the overnight low was 17 degrees.

Precipitation: Tuesday, .03 inches. Year to date, 42.27 inches. Normal to date, 34.76 inches.

Snowfall: Tuesday, 1.8 inches. Season to date, 50.4 inches. Normal to date, 56.5 inches.

Sunset: 5:05 this evening.

Sunrise: 8:31 a.m. Thursday.