Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, clear in the evening, then partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain showers overnight. Lows 36 to 41. North winds 5 to 10 mph becoming south overnight. Friday, warmer. A slight chance of rain showers in the morning, then a chance of rain showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Partly cloudy. Highs 68 to 73 inland to around 61 at the shore. South winds 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Chance of rain 30 percent. Friday night, a 20 percent chance of rain showers in the evening. Mostly clear. Lows around 41. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
Extended forecast: Saturday, mostly sunny. Highs 57 to 62. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Saturday night, mostly clear. Lows around 39. Sunday, mostly sunny with a 40 percent chance of rain showers. Highs 53 to 58. Sunday night, mostly clear. Lows around 39. Monday, sunny. Highs 58 to 63. Monday night, mostly clear. Lows around 42. Tuesday, partly cloudy. Highs around 67. Tuesday night, a chance of showers overnight. Mostly cloudy. Lows around 50. Chance of rain 30 percent. Wednesday, a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy. Highs 65 to 70. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Lake Superior: Tonight, west wind less than 10 knots backing south late. Clear through midnight then becoming partly cloudy. A slight chance of rain showers late. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Friday, southeast wind 5 to 15 knots backing northeast 10 to 20 knots by mid afternoon. Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Waves building to 1 to 2 feet. Friday night, north wind 5 to 15 knots backing northwest less than 10 knots after midnight. Mostly clear. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Temperatures: The average temperature Wednesday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 58 degrees, 3 degrees above normal. The high Wednesday was 72 degrees and the overnight low was 44 degrees.
Precipitation: Wednesday, none. Year to date, 22.45 inches. Normal to date, 13.42 inches.
Sunset: 9:34 this evening
Sunrise: 6:02 a.m. Friday.