Marquette and vicinity: Today, unseasonably warm. Patchy fog in the morning. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Highs 78 to 83. South winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent. Tonight, mostly clear with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 60. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
Extended forecast: Friday, unseasonably warm. A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Highs around 83 inland to around 75 at the shore. South winds 5 to 15 mph. Friday night, a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows 51 to 56. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Saturday, a chance of showers. Partly cloudy. Highs around 75 inland to around 65 at the shore. Chance of rain 50 percent. Saturday night, a chance of showers in the evening. Partly cloudy. Lows around 47. Chance of rain 40 percent. Sunday, mostly sunny. Highs 63 to 68. Sunday night and Monday, cooler. Partly cloudy. Lows around 44. Highs 56 to 61 inland to around 53 at the shore. Monday night and tuesday, partly cloudy. Lows around 39. Highs 53 to 58. Tuesday night, mostly clear. Lows around 38. Wednesday, partly cloudy. Highs 57 to 62.
Lake Superior: Today, south wind 5 to 15 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms through early afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Thursday night, south wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 28 knots. Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves building to 1 to 2 feet.
Temperatures: The average temperature Wednesday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 59 degrees, 10 degrees above normal. The high Wednesday was 67 degrees and the overnight low was 50 degrees.
Precipitation: Wednesday, none. Year to date, 15.46 inches. Normal to date, 11.69 inches.
Snowfall: Wednesday, none. Season to date, 204.7 inches. Normal to date, 196.4 inches.
Sunset: 9:14 this evening.
Sunrise: 6:19 a.m. Friday