Weather

Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, mostly cloudy in the evening then clearing. Lows around 35. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Friday, cooler, sunny. Highs 51 to 56. North winds 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Friday night, mostly clear in the evening, then mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain showers overnight. Lows around 34. Light winds.

Extended forecast: Saturday, cool. Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain showers. Highs around 48. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Saturday night, cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain showers. Lows around 37. Sunday, cool. Rain showers. Highs around 46. Chance of rain 90 percent.

Sunday night, rain showers. Lows around 36. Chance of rain 80 percent. Monday, cool. A chance of rain showers in the morning. Cloudy. Highs around 49. Chance of rain 40 percent. Monday night and Tuesday, warmer. Mostly clear. Lows around 35. Highs 56 to 61. Tuesday night, partly cloudy. Lows around 38. Wednesday, rain showers likely. Highs around 57. Chance of rain 70 percent.

Lake Superior: Small craft advisory in effect from this evening through Friday morning. Tonight, northwest wind 10 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy in the evening then clearing. Waves building to 3 to 5 feet occasionally to 7 feet, then 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. Mostly clear. Waves 1 to 2 feet.

Temperatures: The average temperature Wednesday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 46 degrees, 5 degrees below normal. The high Wednesday was 54 degrees and the overnight low was 37 degrees.

Precipitation: Wednesday, trace. Year to date, 17.44 inches. Normal to date, 11.93 inches.

Sunset: 9:18 this evening

Sunrise: 6:14 a.m. Friday.