Weather

Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers and thunderstorms likely overnight. Cloudy. Lows around 63. South winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent. Saturday, a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Highs around 77. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent. Saturday night, mostly clear. Patchy fog overnight. Lows around 57. Light winds.

Extended forecast: Sunday, partly cloudy. Highs around 78. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Sunday night, mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 58. Labor Day, partly cloudy. Highs around 74. Monday night, a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight. Mostly cloudy. Lows around 58. Tuesday and Tuesday night, cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 77. Lows 58 to 63. Wednesday, mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 75. Wednesday night and Thursday, mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 58. Highs around 75.

Lake Superior: Tonight, south wind 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers and thunderstorms likely after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Saturday, southwest wind 10 to 15 knots veering west less than 10 knots by mid afternoon. Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms through early afternoon, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms by mid afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Saturday night, variable wind less than 10 knots. Mostly clear. Waves calm to 1 foot.

Temperatures: The average temperature Thursday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 55 degrees, 7 degrees below normal. The high Thursday was 71 degrees and the overnight low was 39 degrees.

Precipitation: Thursday, none. Year to date, 24.13 inches. Normal to date, 22.26 inches.

Sunset: 8:31 this evening.

Sunrise: 7:10 a.m. Saturday.