Weather

Marquette and vicinity: Today, a chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11 a.m., then a slight chance of showers between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Cloudy through mid-morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 69. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent. Tonight, mostly clear, with a low around 48. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Monday, mostly sunny, with a high near 65. West wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Monday night, a 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 2 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. East wind around 5 mph.

Extended forecast:Tuesday, partly sunny, with a high near 67. Tuesday night, partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Wednesday, partly sunny, with a high near 73. Wednesday night, a chance of showers before 2 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Thursday, mostly sunny, with a high near 70.

Thursday night, partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Friday, partly sunny, with a high near 76. Friday night, a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Saturday, a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.

Lake Superior: Today, southwest wind 10 to 15 knots veering northwest 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy through mid-afternoon then clearing. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then a slight chance of showers in the afternoon. Waves building to 3 to 5 feet occasionally to 7 feet.

Tonight, northwest wind 5 to 15 knots. Mostly clear. Waves subsiding to 2 to 3 feet. Monday, northeast wind less than 10 knots through early afternoon becoming variable. Partly cloudy. Waves subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.

Temperatures: The average temperature Saturday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 73 degrees, 17 degrees above normal. The high Saturday was 82 degrees, which broke the 2016 record of 81, and the overnight low was 63 degrees.

Precipitation: Saturday, .05 inches. Year to date, 28..60 inches. Normal to date, 24.22 inches.

Sunset: 7:57 this evening.

Sunrise: 7:32 a.m. Monday.