Weather

Marquette and vicinity: Saturday, showers likely, mainly after 3 p.m. Patchy frost before 9 a.m. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a high near 48. East wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. Saturday night, showers. Low around 42. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible. Sunday, showers likely, mainly before 9 a.m. Cloudy, with a high near 54. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. Sunday night, a 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

Extended forecast: Monday, a 30 percent chance of showers before 3 p.m. Cloudy, with a high near 53. Monday night, mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Tuesday, mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Tuesday night, mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Wednesday, mostly sunny, with a high near 50. Wednesday night, partly cloudy, with a low around 38. Thursday, mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Thursday night, partly cloudy, with a low around 41. Friday, sunny, with a high near 56.

Lake Superior: Saturday, east winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 23 knots. Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming cloudy. Rain showers likely in the afternoon. Waves building to 2 to 3 feet. Saturday night, east winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 23 knots. Rain showers. Waves building to 2 to 4 feet, then subsiding to 2 to 3 feet. Sunday, southeast winds 10 to 15 knots veering south less than 10 knots by mid afternoon. Gusts up to 22 knots. Cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Waves subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.

Temperatures: The average temperature Friday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 38 degrees, 14 degrees below normal. The high Friday was 45 degrees and the overnight low was 31 degrees.

Precipitation: Friday, none. Year to date, 13.77 inches. Normal to date, 12.34 inches.

Snowfall: Friday, none. Season to date, 154 inches. Normal to date, 203.3 inches.

Sunset: 9:24 this evening.

Sunrise: 6:10 a.m. Sunday.

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