Weather

Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, partly cloudy in the evening, then mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers overnight. Patchy fog overnight. Lows around 57. Light winds. Thursday, partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs 74 to 79. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

Extended forecast: Thursday night and Friday, mostly clear. Lows around 56. Highs 74 to 79. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Friday night and Saturday, clear. Lows around 56. Highs 77 to 82 inland to around 74 at the shore. Saturday night, clear. Lows 57 to 62. Sunday, a chance of showers in the afternoon. Partly cloudy. Highs around 82. Chance of rain 30 percent. Sunday night, mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows around 60. Chance of rain 40 percent. Monday and Monday night, cooler. Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs around 72. Lows 54 to 59 inland to around 61 at the shore. Chance of rain 50 percent. Tuesday, a chance of showers in the morning. Partly cloudy. Highs around 71. Chance of rain 30 percent.

Lake Superior: Tonight, east wind less than 10 knots through midnight becoming variable. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Thursday, east wind less than 10 knots backing northeast by mid afternoon. Partly cloudy. Waves calm to 1 foot. Thursday night, variable wind less than 10 knots. Mostly clear. Waves calm to 1 foot.

Temperatures: The average temperature Tuesday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 71 degrees, 7 degrees above normal. The high Tuesday was 82 degrees and the overnight low was 59 degrees.

Precipitation: Tuesday, 1.68 inches, which is a record for the date. The previous record was .70 inches set in 1966. Year to date, 22.08 inches. Normal to date, 20.71 inches.

Sunset: 9 this evening.

Sunrise: 6:50 a.m. Thursday.