Weather

Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, mostly clear in the evening, then cloudy with rain showers likely overnight. Lows around 36. Light winds becoming south 5 to 10 mph overnight. Chance of rain 70 percent. Thursday, rain showers likely in the morning, then a chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Cloudy. Highs around 62. South winds 10 to 15 mph becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 70 percent. Thursday night, mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows around 38. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

Extended forecast: Friday, mostly sunny. Highs 50 to 55. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Friday night, mostly clear. Lows around 34. Saturday, mostly cloudy. Highs around 50. Saturday night, cloudy. Lows around 36. Sunday and Sunday night, cloudy with rain showers likely. Highs around 51. Lows around 39. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Lake Superior: Tonight, variable wind less than 10 knots becoming southeast 5 to 15 knots after midnight. Mostly clear in the evening, then mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers after midnight. Cloudy with a chance of rain showers late. Waves 1 to 2 feet.

Thursday, south wind 5 to 15 knots veering west less than 10 knots by mid afternoon. Cloudy. Rain showers likely through early afternoon, then a slight chance of rain showers by mid afternoon.

Temperatures: The average temperature Tuesday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 55 degrees, 5 degrees above normal. The high Tuesday was 69 degrees and the overnight low was 40 degrees.

Precipitation: Tuesday, .02 inches. Year to date, 17.44 inches. Normal to date, 11.84 inches.

Sunset: 9:17 this evening

Sunrise: 6:15 a.m. Thursday.