Weather

Marquette and vicinity: Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 11pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 63. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible. Wednesday: Periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 10am, then showers likely between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Temperature falling to around 62 by 11am. North wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible. Wednesday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. North wind 5 to 10 mph. Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 65. North wind around 5 mph. Thursday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 47.

Extended forecast:Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. Friday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Saturday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. Sunday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.

Lake Superior: Tonight: Variable winds 5 kt or less. Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 11 p.m. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Waves 1 ft or less. Wednesday: NNW wind 5 to 15 kt. Periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 9 a.m., then showers likely between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Waves 1 ft or less building to 3 ft. Wednesday night: NW wind around 10 kt. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 ft. Thursday: N wind 5 to 10 kt. Sunny. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Thursday night: Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly clear. Waves 1 ft or less. Friday: Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly sunny. Waves 1 ft or less. Friday night: Variable winds 5 kt or less. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 ft or less. Saturday: ESE wind 5 to 10 kt. Mostly sunny. Waves 1 ft or less.

Temperatures: The average temperature Monday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 65 degrees, 4 degrees above normal. The high Monday was 72 degrees and the overnight low was 57 degrees.

Precipitation: Monday, zero inches. Year to date, 25.99 inches. Normal to date, 22.69 inches.

Sunset: 8:23 this evening.

Sunrise: 7:16 a.m. Wednesday.