Weather

Marquette and vicinity: Today, showers. Patchy fog. High near 66. Breezy, with a south wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible. Tonight, a 50 percent chance of showers before 2 a.m. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 53. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Sunday, sunny, with a high near 68. Southwest wind around 10 mph. Sunday night, a 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the evening.

Extended forecast: Columbus Day, mostly sunny, with a high near 62. Monday night, mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Tuesday, mostly sunny, with a high near 55. Tuesday night, partly cloudy, with a low around 42. Wednesday, mostly sunny, with a high near 59. Wednesday night, a chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. Thursday, a chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. Thursday night, partly cloudy, with a low around 48. Friday, mostly sunny, with a high near 63.

Lake Superior: Saturday, south wind 10 to 20 knots. Gusts up to 29 knots. Showers. Patchy fog. Waves building to 2 to 4 feet, then subsiding to 1 to 2 feet. Tonight, southwest wind 5 to 15 knots veering west 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Gusts up to 22 knots. Mostly cloudy with showers likely through midnight, then clear with a slight chance of showers after midnight. Waves building to 2 to 3 feet. Sunday, southwest wind 10 to 15 knots diminishing to less than 10 knots by mid afternoon. Mostly sunny. Waves subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.

Temperatures: The average temperature Friday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 50 degrees, 3 degrees above normal. The high Friday was 65 degrees and the overnight low was 34 degrees.

Precipitation: Friday, none. Year to date, 30.65 inches. Normal to date, 26.90 inches.

Sunset: 7:18 this evening.

Sunrise: 7:58 a.m. Sunday.

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