Weather

Marquette and vicinity: Saturday, hot. A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Some thunderstorms may be severe. Highs around 92 inland to around 86 at the shore. South winds 5 to 15 mph becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Heat index readings 95 to 100. Saturday night, warm. Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms may be severe in the evening. Lows around 65. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Sunday, cooler. Cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely. Some thunderstorms may be severe. Highs around 80. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent. Sunday night, a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Mostly clear. Lows around 59. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

Extended forecast:Monday and Monday night, warm. Mostly clear. Highs around 84. Lows around 61.Tuesday through Wednesday, very warm. Partly cloudy. Highs around 86 inland to around 79 at the shore. Lows around 62. Wednesday night, warm. Partly cloudy. Lows around 65. Thursday, very warm. Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs 82 to 87. Thursday night and Friday, partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 60. Highs around 79 inland to around 73 at the shore.

Lake Superior: Saturday, south wind 5 to 15 knots backing southeast in the afternoon. Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning. A chance of showers and thunderstorms late. Patchy fog in the afternoon. Waves calm to 1 foot. Saturday night, southwest wind 5 to 15 knots becoming less than 10 knots after midnight. Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms may be severe through midnight. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Sunday, south wind less than 10 knots veering southwest by midafternoon. Cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms through early afternoon, then showers and thunderstorms likely by mid afternoon. Some thunderstorms may be severe through early afternoon. Waves calm to 1 foot.

Temperatures: The average temperature Friday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 75 degrees, 11 degrees above normal. The high Friday was 85 degrees and the overnight low was 65 degrees.

Precipitation: Friday, 0.23 inches. Year to date, 15.22 inches. Normal to date, 16.4 inches.

Sunset: 9:47 this evening.

Sunrise: 6:02 a.m. Sunday.

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