Weather

Marquette and vicinity: Today, windy. Much colder. Snow showers. Blowing snow. Snow accumulation of 4 to 6 inches. Highs 27 to 32. Inland, northwest winds 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Near the shore, north winds 35 to 40 mph becoming northwest 30 to 40 mph in the afternoon. Chance of snow 100 percent. Tonight, snow showers likely in the evening then a chance of snow showers overnight. Patchy blowing snow. Cloudy. Snow accumulation around an inch. Lows 19 to 24. Inland, northwest winds 10 to 15 mph becoming north overnight. Near the shore, north winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph. Chance of snow 70 percent. Sunday, patchy blowing snow in the morning. Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow showers. Highs around 26. North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Sunday night, a chance of snow showers in the evening. Cloudy. Lows around 21. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 30 percent.

Extended forecast:Monday, mostly cloudy. Highs around 30. Monday night, mostly clear. Lows around 22. Tuesday, mostly cloudy. Highs around 35. Tuesday night and Wednesday, snow possibly mixed with rain. Lows around 29. Highs around 37. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.

Wednesday night, snow possibly mixed with rain. Lows around 32. Chance of precipitation 70 percent. Thanksgiving day, achance of snow possibly mixed with rain in the morning. Cloudy. Highs around 38. Chance of precipitation 40 percent. Thursday night, a 40 percent chance of snow overnight. Cloudy. Lows around 29. Friday, a chance of snow possibly mixed with rain in the morning then a chance of rain in the afternoon. Cloudy. Highs around 39. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.

Lake Superior:  Today, north gales to 45 knots increasing to storm force winds to 55 knots in the afternoon. Rain showers in the morning. Snow showers. Waves subsiding to 15 to 20 feet. Tonight, north gales to 40 knots. Snow showers. Waves subsiding to 8 to 11 feet. Sunday, north winds 20 to 30 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves subsiding to 6 to 9 feet. Sunday night, north winds 15 to 25 knots. Waves subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Monday, north winds 10 to 20 knots. Waves subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Monday night, north winds 10 to 20 knots becoming northeast 5 to 15 knots after midnight. Waves subsiding to calm to 2 feet. Tuesday, east winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 15 to 25 knots. Rain likely. Waves building to 3 to 6 feet. Wednesday, southeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming north 10 to 20 knots. Rain likely then a chance of rain. Waves subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.

Temperatures: The average temperature Friday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 47 degrees, 17 degrees above normal. The high Friday was 53 degrees and the overnight low was 41 degrees.

Precipitation: Friday, 0.01 inches. Year to date, 36.64 inches. Normal to date, 31.72 inches.

Sunset: 5:12 this evening.

Sunrise: 7:59 a.m. Sunday.

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