Weather

Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, mostly clear. Lows 44 to 49. Light winds. Friday, warmer. Mostly sunny. Highs around 74. Light winds becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Friday night, clear in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows 59 to 64. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

Extended forecast: Saturday, very warm. Partly cloudy. Highs around 86. South winds 5 to 15 mph. Saturday night, warm. A chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight. Mostly cloudy. Lows 67 to 72. Chance of rain 30 percent. Sunday, warm. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Highs around 84. Chance of rain 50 percent. Sunday night, a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Partly cloudy. Lows around 63. Monday, a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Partly cloudy. Highs around 79. Monday night, partly cloudy. Lows around 57. Tuesday and Tuesday night, mostly clear. Highs around 73. Lows 53 to 58. Wednesday, a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Highs around 79. Chance of rain 30 percent.

Lake Superior: Tonight, variable wind less than 10 knots. Clear. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Friday, southeast wind less than 10 knots backing east 10 to 15 knots by mid afternoon. Sunny. Waves building to 1 to 2 feet. Friday night, southeast wind 10 to 15 knots veering south after midnight. Mostly clear. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 feet.

Temperatures: The average temperature Wednesday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 58 degrees, 7 degrees below normal. The high Wednesday was 67 degrees and the overnight low was 48 degrees.

Precipitation: Wednesday, .25 inches. Year to date, 19.90 inches. Normal to date, 19.42 inches.

Sunset: 9:20 this evening.

Sunrise: 6:33 a.m. Friday.