Marquette and vicinity: Today, showers likely. Highs 59 to 64. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph in the morning. Chance of rain 60 percent. Tonight, cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain showers in the evening, then mostly clear overnight. Lows 40 to 45. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Saturday, mostly sunny. Highs around 57. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Saturday night, mostly clear in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. A slight chance of sprinkles overnight. Lows around 40 inland to around 46 at the shore. Light winds.
Extended forecast: Sunday, cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain showers. Highs 56 to 61. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Sunday night, showers. Lows around 50. Chance of rain 90 percent. Lake Superior: Gale warning in effect until 2 p.m. today. Early this morning, south wind 10 to 20 knots with gusts up to 27 knots. Cloudy with a slight chance of showers. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Today, south wind 20 to 25 knots veering southwest 10 to 20 knots in the afternoon, then diminishing to less than 10 knots late. Gale force gusts up to 36 knots. Scattered showers in the morning, then numerous showers in the afternoon. Scattered showers late. Waves building to 2 to 4 feet, then subsiding to 1 to 2 feet. Tonight, north wind 10 to 20 knots. Cloudy with a chance of showers in the evening, then partly cloudy after midnight. Waves building to 3 to 5 feet occasionally to 7 feet. Saturday, north wind 5 to 15 knots. Sunny. Waves subsiding to 1 to 2 feet. Saturday night, northeast wind less than 10 knots veering east after midnight. Mostly clear through midnight then becoming mostly cloudy. A slight chance of sprinkles after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Temperatures: The average temperature Thursday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 53 degrees, 1 degrees above normal. The high Thursday was 61 degrees and the overnight low was 45 degrees.
Precipitation: Thursday, trace. Year to date, 32.8 inches. Normal to date, 25.55 inches.
Sunset: 7:38 this evening
Sunrise: 7:45 a.m. Saturday.