Weather

Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, mostly clear. Lows 53 to 58. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Friday, cooler. A chance of showers in the morning, then showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Cloudy. Highs around 72. South winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent. Friday night, showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers overnight. Cloudy. Lows around 60. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Extended forecast: Saturday, a chance of showers in the morning, then a slight chance of showers in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Highs around 74. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent. Saturday night, mostly clear. Lows around 61.

Sunday, a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Highs around 79. Chance of rain 40 percent. Sunday night, a chance of showers in the evening. Partly cloudy. Lows around 59. Chance of rain 30 percent.

Monday and Monday night, mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 77. Lows 59 to 64. Tuesday, partly cloudy. Highs around 78. Tuesday night, a chance of showers overnight. Mostly cloudy. Lows around 59. Chance of rain 50 percent. Wednesday, a chance of showers in the morning. Partly cloudy. Highs around 77. Chance of rain 40 percent.

Lake Superior: Tonight, southwest wind less than 10 knots. Mostly clear. Waves calm to 1 foot. Friday, south wind 10 to 15 knots. Cloudy. A slight chance of showers through early afternoon, then showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms by mid afternoon. Waves building to 1 to 2 feet. Friday night, southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms through midnight, then a chance of showers after midnight. Waves building to 2 to 3 feet, then subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.

Temperatures: The average temperature Wednesday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 63 degrees, which is normal for the date. The high Wednesday was 74 degrees and the overnight low was 57 degrees.

Precipitation: Wednesday, none. Year to date, 22.09 inches. Normal to date, 21.48 inches.

Sunset: 8:46 this evening.

Sunrise: 7 a.m. Friday.