Weather

Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, clear. Patchy fog. Lows around 56. Light winds. Friday, a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Highs around 79. Light winds becoming north 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Friday night, mostly clear. Lows around 60. Light winds.

Extended forecast: Saturday, sunny. Highs around 81. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Saturday night through Monday, warm, clear. Lows around 59. Highs 81 to 86 inland to around 78 at the shore. Monday night, clear. Lows around 63. Tuesday, mostly sunny. Highs around 81. Tuesday night, partly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 57. Wednesday, cooler. Mostly sunny. Highs around 72.

Lake Superior: Tonight, variable wind less than 10 knots. Mostly clear. Patchy fog after midnight. Waves calm to 1 foot. Friday, variable wind less than 10 knots. Mostly sunny. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms by mid afternoon. Waves calm to 1 foot. Friday night, variable wind less than 10 knots becoming southwest less than 10 knots after midnight. Mostly clear. Waves calm to 1 foot.

Temperatures: The average temperature Wednesday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 68 degrees, 3 degrees above normal. The high Wednesday was 81 degrees and the overnight low was 55 degrees.

Precipitation: Wednesday, .12 inches. Year to date, 20.27 inches. Normal to date, 20.10 inches.

Sunset: 9:10 this evening.

Sunrise: 6:42 a.m. Friday.