Weather

Marquette and vicinity: Today, snow showers, mainly after noon. The snow could be heavy at times. Patchy blowing snow before 8 a.m. High near 14. Wind chill values between -5 and -15. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible. Tonight, snow showers. Patchy blowing snow before 8pm. Low around 2. Wind chill values between -5 and -10. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10 percent. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible. Sunday, a 20 percent chance of snow showers before 1 p.m. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 8. Wind chill values between -5 and -15. Northwest wind around 10 mph. Sunday night, a 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. New Year’s Day, a 30 percent chance of snow showers before 1 p.m. Patchy blowing snow before 9 a.m. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 10.

Monday night, partly cloudy, with a low around 2. Tuesday, partly sunny, with a high near 15. Tuesday night, snow showers, mainly after 1 a.m. Patchy blowing snow after 4 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. Wednesday, snow showers. Patchy blowing snow. Cloudy and cold, with a high near 10. Extended forecast: Tuesday, partly sunny, with a high near 15. Tuesday night, snow showers, mainly after 1 a.m. Patchy blowing snow after 4 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5.

Lake Superior: Today, northwest wind 10 to 20 knots veering northeast. Gusts up to 27 knots. Snow showers. Freezing spray by mid afternoon. Waves subsiding to 2 to 4 feet, then building to 7 to 10 feet occasionally to 13 feet. Tonight, north wind 10 to 20 knots. Heavy freezing spray in the evening. Snow showers. Waves subsiding to 3 to 5 feet occasionally to 7 feet. Sunday, northwest wind 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Snow showers in the morning, then a chance of snow showers in the afternoon. Freezing spray in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet occasionally to 7 feet. Note: Wave height forecasts are for ice free areas.

Temperatures: The average temperature Friday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 1 degree, 14 degrees below normal. The high Friday was 10 degrees and the overnight low was -8 degrees.

Precipitation: Friday, trace. Year to date, 42.39 inches. Normal to date, 35.54 inches.

Snowfall: Friday, 2 inches. Season to date, 56.1 inches. Normal to date, 70.5 inches.

Sunset: 5:12 this evening.

Sunrise: 8:34 a.m. Sunday.

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