Weather

Marquette and vicinity: Today, partly cloudy. Highs around 70. North winds 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Tonight, partly cloudy in the evening, then cloudy with a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms overnight. Lows around 56. Light winds. Chance of rain 50 percent. Tuesday, showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs around 75. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent. Tuesday night, showers. Lows around 59. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent.

Extended forecast:Wednesday, cooler. A chance of showers in the morning. Mostly cloudy. Highs around 66. Chance of rain 50 percent. Wednesday night, partly cloudy. Lows around 51. Thursday through Saturday, mostly clear. Highs 67 to 72 inland to around 66 at the shore. Lows 46 to 51. Saturday night and Sunday, mostly clear. Lows 51 to 56. Highs around 71.

Lake Superior: Monday, northwest wind less than 10 knots veering east late. Mostly sunny. Waves building to 1 to 2 feet Monday night, southeast wind 5 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy through midnight, then cloudy with a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Waves calm to1 foot. Tuesday, southeast wind 10 to 15 knots veering south by mid afternoon. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Waves building to 2 to 3 feet, then subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.

Temperatures: The average temperature Sunday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 67 degrees, 6 degrees above normal. The high Sunday was 72 degrees and the overnight low was 61 degrees.

Precipitation: Sunday, 0.02 inches. Year to date, 25.99 inches. Normal to date, 22.58 inches.

Sunset: 8:25 this evening.

Sunrise: 7:14 a.m. Tuesday.