Weather

Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, mostly clear. Lows around 51. Light winds. Friday, mostly sunny. Highs 76 to 81 inland to around 71 at the shore. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

Extended forecast: Friday night and Saturday, warm, clear. Lows around 51. Highs 81 to 86. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Saturday night, clear. Lows around 52.

Sunday, a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Partly cloudy. Highs around 78. Chance of rain 50 percent. Sunday night, mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 48.

Monday through Tuesday, mostly clear. Highs around 68 inland to around 62 at the shore. Lows around 45. Tuesday night, mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 45. Wednesday, mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 65 inland to around 59 at the shore.

Lake Superior: Tonight, east wind less than 10 knots in the evening becoming variable. Mostly clear. Waves calm to 1 foot. Friday, southeast wind less than 10 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves building to 1 to 2 feet. Friday night, south wind less than 10 knots. Clear. Waves 1 to 2 feet.

Temperatures: The average temperature Wednesday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 56 degrees, 1 degree below normal. The high Wednesday was 63 degrees and the overnight low was 49 degrees.

Precipitation: Wednesday, none. Year to date, 22.46 inches. Normal to date, 14.17 inches.

Sunset: 9.40 this evening

Sunrise: 5:58 a.m. Friday.