Weather

Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, partly cloudy with a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows around 52. West winds 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest overnight. Chance of rain 40 percent. Wednesday, sunny. Highs around 74. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.

Wednesday night, clear. Lows around 51. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

Extended forecast: Thursday, sunny. Highs around 76 inland to around 67 at the shore. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Thursday night, clear. Lows around 50. Friday, mostly sunny. Highs around 78 inland to around 72 at the shore. Friday night and Saturday, mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 57. Highs around 81 inland to around 75 at the shore. Saturday night, a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers overnight. Mostly cloudy. Lows around 59. Chance of rain 30 percent. Sunday, a chance of showers in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Highs around 80 inland to around 72 at the shore. Chance of rain 40 percent. Sunday night, a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy. Lows around 55. Chance of rain 50 percent. Monday, mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs around 74 inland to around 67 at the shore.

Lake Superior: Tonight, northwest wind less than 10 knots backing west 5 to 15 knots after midnight. Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers in the evening, then partly cloudy with a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Waves building to 2 to 3 feet. Wednesday, northwest wind 10 to 20 knots. Mostly sunny. A slight chance of showers through early afternoon. Waves building to 3 to 5 feet occasionally to 7 feet, then subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Wednesday night, west wind 5 to 15 knots. Clear. Waves subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.

Temperatures: The average temperature Monday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 62 degrees, 3 degrees above normal. The high Monday was 80 degrees and the overnight low was 43 degrees.

Precipitation: Monday, none. Year to date, 11.39 inches. Normal to date, 14.77 inches.

Sunset: 9:44 this evening.

Sunrise: 5:57 a.m. Wednesday.