Weather

Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, warm. Mostly clear. Lows around 68. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Friday, hot. A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Highs around 90. West winds 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Friday night, partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows 59 to 64. Light winds.

Extended forecast: Saturday, cooler. Partly cloudy. Highs around 80. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Saturday night through Monday night, mostly clear. Lows 51 to 56. Highs around 76.

Tuesday, sunny. Highs around 78. Tuesday night and Wednesday, mostly clear. Lows 53 to 58. Highs around 79.

Lake Superior: Tonight, variable wind less than 10 knots becoming southwest less than 10 knots after midnight. Mostly clear. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Patchy fog after midnight. Waves calm to 1 foot. Friday, west wind less than 10 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves calm to 1 foot. Friday night, west wind less than 10 knots. Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves calm to 1 foot.

Temperatures: The average temperature Wednesday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 68 degrees, 2 degrees above normal. The high Wednesday was 80 degrees and the overnight low was 56 degrees.

Precipitation: Wednesday, none. Year to date, 25.65 inches. Normal to date, 18.00 inches.

Sunset: 9:37 this evening

Sunrise: 6:16 a.m. Friday.