Weather

Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight. Clear. Lows 63 to 68. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph becoming west overnight. Tuesday, cooler. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Partly cloudy. Highs around 76. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph becoming north 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 30 percent. Tuesday night, a 20 percent chance of showers in the evening. Partly cloudy. Lows around 52. North winds 10 to 15 mph.

Extended forecast: Wednesday, mostly sunny. Highs 64 to 69. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Wednesday night and Thursday, mostly clear. Lows around 50. Highs 70 to 75 inland to around 64 at the shore. Thursday night, mostly clear. Lows 53 to 58. Friday and Friday night, clear. Highs around 78. Lows 53 to 58. Saturday through Sunday, mostly clear. Highs around 82. Lows 55 to 60.

Lake Superior: Tonight, south wind 10 to 15 knots veering southwest late. Clear. Waves building to 1 to 2 feet.tuesday, northwest wind 10 to 15 knots veering north 15 to 20 knots by mid afternoon. Mostly sunny with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms through early afternoon, then mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers by mid afternoon. Waves building to 2 to 4 feet. Tuesday night, north wind 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers through midnight. Waves building to 3 to 5 feet occasionally to 7 feet, then subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.

Temperatures: The average temperature Sunday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 67 degrees, 3 degrees above normal. The high Sunday was 83 degrees and the overnight low was 51 degrees.

Precipitation: Sunday, none. Year to date, 20.40 inches. Normal to date, 20.51 inches.

Sunset: 9:03 this evening.

Sunrise: 6:47 a.m. Tuesday.