Weather

Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, clear. Lows 51 to 56 inland to around 58 at the shore. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Saturday, warm, sunny. Highs 78 to 83. South winds 5 to 15 mph. Saturday night, mostly clear. Lows around 52. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

Extended forecast: Sunday, mostly cloudy. Highs around 78 inland to around 72 at the shore. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Sunday night, a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy. Lows around 49. Chance of rain 50 percent. Monday, cooler. Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs around 65 inland to around 59 at the shore. Monday night and Tuesday, mostly clear. Lows around 44. Highs 66 to 71. Tuesday night, a chance of showers overnight. Mostly cloudy. Lows around 45. Chance of rain 30 percent. Wednesday, a chance of showers in the morning, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Highs around 63. Chance of rain 50 percent. Wednesday night, mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain showers. Lows around 42. Thursday, partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain showers. Highs around 61.

Lake Superior: Tonight, south wind 5 to 15 knots. Clear. Waves building to 2 to 3 feet, then subsiding to 1 to 2 feet. Saturday, south wind less than 10 knots backing southeast 10 to 15 knots by mid afternoon. Sunny. Waves building to 2 to 3 feet. Saturday night, south wind 5 to 15 knots. Mostly clear. Waves subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.

Temperatures: The average temperature Thursday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 59 degrees, 1 degree above normal. The high Thursday was 72 degrees and the overnight low was 46 degrees.

Precipitation: Thursday, none. Year to date, 22.46 inches. Normal to date, 14.27 inches.

Sunset: 9:40 this evening

Sunrise: 5:58 a.m. Saturday.