Weather

Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, clear in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows 51 to 56. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Friday, a chance of showers in the morning, then a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Highs around 73. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.

Friday night, cloudy with showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms. Lows around 62. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Extended forecast: Saturday, a chance of showers in the morning, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Highs around 76. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent. Saturday night, mostly clear. Lows around 56.

Sunday, partly cloudy. Highs around 77. Sunday night, partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Lows around 58.

Labor Day, partly cloudy. Highs around 76. Monday night, a 30 percent chance of showers overnight. Partly cloudy. Lows around 59. Tuesday, mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs around 76. Tuesday night, showers likely in the evening. Mostly cloudy. Lows around 59. Chance of rain 60 percent. Wednesday, a chance of showers in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Highs around 73. Chance of rain 30 percent.

Lake Superior: Tonight, south wind 10 to 15 knots. Mostly clear. A slight chance of showers late. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Friday, south wind 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers through early afternoon, then a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms by mid afternoon. Waves building to 2 to 3 feet. Friday night, south wind 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.

Temperatures: The average temperature Wednesday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 49 degrees, 13 degrees below normal. The high Wednesday was 56 degrees and the overnight low was 42 degrees.

Precipitation: Wednesday, .05 inches. Year to date, 24.13 inches. Normal to date, 22.16 inches.

Sunset: 8:33 this evening.

Sunrise: 7:09 a.m. Friday.