Marquette and vicinity: Wednesday, cooler. A chance of rain showers in the morning, then a slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Highs around 53. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent. Wednesday night, mostly clear. Lows 38 to 43. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Thursday, mostly sunny. Highs around 55. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Thursday night, mostly clear in the evening, then mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers overnight. Lows 38 to 43. South winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Extended forecast: Friday, warmer. A chance of rain showers in the morning. Partly cloudy. Highs around 68. Chance of rain 40 percent. Friday night, mostly clear. Lows around 47. Saturday, cooler. Partly cloudy. Highs around 58. Saturday night and Sunday, mostly clear. Lows 38 to 43. Highs around 59. Sunday night, partly cloudy. Lows around 47. Columbus Day, a chance of showers in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Highs around 62. Chance of rain 30 percent. Monday night and Tuesday, mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows 44 to 49. Highs around 58.
Lake Superior: Gale warning in effect through this morning. Today, northwest wind 15 to 25 knots. Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers through early afternoon. Waves subsiding to 3 to 5 feet occasionally to 7 feet.Tonight, west wind 10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.
Temperatures:The average temperature Tuesday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 54 degrees, 7 degrees above normal. The high Tuesday was 64 degrees and the overnight low was 44 degrees.
Precipitation: Tuesday, trace. Year to date, 36.17 inches. Normal to date, 26.90 inches.
Snowfall: Tuesday, none. Season to date, 0.8 inches. Normal to date, 0.7 inches.
Sunset: 7:17 this evening.
Sunrise: 7:58 a.m. Thursday