Weather

Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, clear. Lows around 59. South winds 5 to 10 mph becoming light overnight. Wednesday, cooler. Numerous showers and scattered thunderstorms in the morning, then numerous showers and isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs 68 to 73 inland to around 65 at the shore. Temperatures falling into the middle 50s in the afternoon. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph becoming north 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 60 percent. Wednesday night, a chance of showers in the evening, then a slight chance of showers overnight. Cloudy. Lows around 48. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.

Extended forecast: Thursday, mostly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Highs 63 to 68. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Thursday night and Friday, warmer. Mostly clear. Lows around 49. Highs around 78. Friday night, mostly clear. Lows around 64.

Saturday through Sunday, very warm. Partly cloudy. Highs around 86. Lows around 67. Sunday night, a chance of showers overnight. Partly cloudy. Lows around 64. Chance of rain 30 percent. Monday, a chance of showers. Partly cloudy. Highs around 79. Chance of rain 40 percent.

Lake Superior: Tonight, south wind less than 10 knots veering west late. Clear. Waves calm to 1 foot. Wednesday, northwest wind 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms through early afternoon, then numerous showers and isolated thunderstorms by mid afternoon. Waves building to 2 to 4 feet. Wednesday night, northwest wind 10 to 15 knots. Cloudy. A chance of showers through midnight, then a slight chance of showers after midnight. Waves subsiding to 2 to 3 feet.

Temperatures: The average temperature Monday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 66 degrees, 1 degree above normal. The high Monday was 80 degrees and the overnight low was 51 degrees.

Precipitation: Monday, none. Year to date, 19.55 inches. Normal to date, 19.22 inches.

Sunset: 9:23 this evening.

Sunrise: 6:31 a.m. Wednesday.