Marquette and vicinity: Today, rain likely, possibly mixed with snow in the morning, then rain, possibly mixed with snow and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Snow accumulation up to 1 inch. Highs 36 to 41. North winds 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 100 percent. Tonight, rain, possibly mixed with snow and sleet in the evening, then rain likely overnight. Little or no snow and sleet accumulation. Lows 32 to 37. Inland, northeast winds 10 to 15 mph becoming north overnight. Near the shore, northeast winds 15 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation 100 percent. Friday, cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain showers, possibly mixed with snow. Highs 38 to 43. North winds 10 to 15 mph inland, except north 15 to 25 mph near the shore. Friday night, mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows around 23 inland to around 30 at the shore. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Extended forecast: Saturday, mostly cloudy. Highs 35 to 40. Saturday night, cloudy. Lows 22 to 27 inland to around 30 at the shore. Sunday, a chance of snow, possibly mixed with rain in the morning, then rain, possibly mixed with snow in the afternoon. Cloudy. Highs 35 to 40. Chance of precipitation 80 percent. Sunday night, snow, possibly mixed with rain in the evening, then a chance of snow, possibly mixed with rain overnight. Cloudy. Lows 27 to 32. Chance of precipitation 70 percent. Monday, cloudy with a 30 percent chance of snow showers, possibly mixed with rain. Highs 37 to 42. Monday night through Tuesday night, mostly cloudy. Lows 21 to
26. Highs 34 to 39. Wednesday, a chance of rain and snow showers in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Highs 34 to 39. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
Lake Superior: Today, north wind less than 10 knots veering northeast 10 to 20 knots by mid afternoon. A chance of rain through early afternoon, then rain by mid afternoon. Waves building to 2 to 4 feet. Tonight, northeast wind 20 to 25 knots with gusts up to 32 knots. Rain. Waves building to 4 to 7 feet occasionally to 9 feet, then subsiding to 3 to 6 feet occasionally to 8 feet.
Temperatures: The average temperature Wednesday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 35 degrees, 6 degrees below normal. The high Wednesday was 38 degrees and the overnight low was 31 degrees.
Precipitation: Wednesday, .08 inches. Year to date, 38.78 inches. Normal to date, 28.83 inches.
Snowfall: Wednesday, .8 inches. Season to date, 7.2 inches. Normal to date, 3.1 inches.
Sunset: 6:50 this evening.
Sunrise: 8:19 a.m. Friday