Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers overnight. Mostly cloudy. Lows around 56. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent. Thursday, cooler. A slight chance of showers in the morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon. Cloudy. Highs around 66. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent. Thursday night, a chance of showers in the evening, then a slight chance of showers overnight. Cloudy. Lows around 51. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.
Extended forecast: Friday, a 20 percent chance of showers in the morning. Mostly cloudy. Highs around 65. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Friday night through Saturday night, warmer. Mostly clear. Lows 51 to 56 inland to around 57 at the shore. Highs around 76. Sunday, showers likely in the afternoon. Partly cloudy. Highs around 77. Chance of rain 60 percent. Sunday night, mostly clear. Lows 53 to 58. Monday, a 30 percent chance of showers in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Highs around 77. Monday night and Tuesday, mostly clear. Lows around 56. Highs around 77.
Lake Superior: Tonight, variable wind less than 10 knots becoming southwest less than 10 knots after midnight, then veering west 10 to 15 knots late. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms through midnight, then a chance of showers late. Waves building to 1 to 2 feet.
Thursday, northwest wind 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Thursday night, northwest wind 10 to 15 knots. Cloudy with a slight chance of showers. Waves building to 2 to 3 feet.
Temperatures: The average temperature Tuesday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 67 degrees, 1 degree above normal. The high Tuesday was 79 degrees and the overnight low was 55 degrees.
Precipitation: Tuesday, .12 inches. Year to date, 18.82 inches. Normal to date, 18.65 inches.
Sunset: 9:30 this evening.
Sunrise: 6:24 a.m. Thursday.