Weather

Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain showers in the evening, then mostly clear overnight. Areas of fog. Lows 29 to 34. North winds 10 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph overnight. Friday, warmer, sunny. Highs around 54 inland to around 46 at the shore. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Friday night, clear. Lows 29 to 34. Light winds.

Extended forecast: Saturday, warmer, sunny. Highs 60 to 65 inland to around 56 at the shore. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Saturday night and Sunday, partly cloudy. Lows around 39. Highs 54 to 59. Sunday night, partly cloudy. Lows around 34. Monday through Tuesday, mostly clear. Highs 46 to 51. Lows around 30. Tuesday night, partly cloudy. Lows around 32. Wednesday, mostly cloudy. Highs around 50.

Lake Superior: Small craft advisory in effect through Friday morning. Tonight, north wind 10 to 20 knots. Cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers in the evening, then partly cloudy after midnight. Waves subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Friday, north wind 5 to 15 knots. Sunny. Waves subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.

Friday night, variable wind less than 10 knots becoming south less than 10 knots after midnight. Clear. Waves calm to 1 foot.

Temperatures: The average temperature Wednesday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 43 degrees, 4 degrees above normal. The high Wednesday was 55 degrees and the overnight low was 31 degrees.

Precipitation: Wednesday, .67 inches. Year to date, 12.68 inches. Normal to date, 9.39 inches.

Snowfall: Wednesday, none. Season to date, 221.7 inches. Normal to date, 198.1 inches.

Sunset: 8:42 this evening.

Sunrise: 6:56 a.m. Friday