Marquette and vicinity: Today, mostly cloudy with scattered showers. Highs around 62. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph inland, except northwest 15 to 25 mph near the shore. Chance of rain 40 percent. Tonight, a chance of showers in the evening, then a slight chance of showers overnight. Partly cloudy. Lows around 47 inland to around 53 at the shore. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent. Thursday, mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs around 67. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Thursday night, mostly clear. Lows around 46 inland to around 53 at the shore. Light winds.
Extended forecast:Friday, mostly sunny. Highs around 73. Friday night, a chance of showers overnight. Mostly cloudy. Lows 54 to 59. Chance of rain 40 percent. Saturday, partly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs 71 to 76. Saturday night, mostly clear. Lows 48 to 53. Sunday, cooler. Mostly cloudy. Highs around 64. Sunday night and Monday, partly cloudy. Lows around 45 inland to around 51 at the shore. Highs around 69. Monday night, mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows 49 to 54. Tuesday, partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs around 70.
Lake Superior: Gale warning in effect through this evening. Today, northwest wind up to 30 knots. Cloudy with scattered showers. Waves building to 10 to 14 feet occasionally to 18 feet, then subsiding to 7 to 10 feet occasionally to 13 feet. Tonight, northwest wind 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Mostly cloudy through midnight then becoming partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Waves subsiding to 3 to 5 feet occasionally to 7 feet. Thursday, northwest wind 5 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny with a slight chance of showers. Waves subsiding to 2 to 3 feet.
Temperatures: The average temperature Tuesday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 64 degrees, 4 degrees above normal. The high Tuesday was 72 degrees and the overnight low was 55 degrees.
Precipitation: Tuesday, 0.18 inch. Year to date, 18.12 inches. Normal to date, 24.05 inches.
Sunset: 8:15 this evening.
Sunrise: 7:20 a.m. day.