Weather

Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, mostly cloudy in the evening then clearing. Lows around 41. North winds 10 to 15 mph. Thursday, warmer, sunny. Highs around 66 inland to around 60 at the shore. North winds 10 to 15 mph. Thursday night, a 20 percent chance of showers overnight. Mostly clear. Lows 46 to 51. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

Extended forecast: Friday, a chance of showers in the morning, then showers likely in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Highs around 68. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent. Friday night, mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows around 49. Chance of rain 50 percent. Saturday, partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs around 65 inland to around 59 at the shore. Saturday night through Sunday night, partly cloudy. Lows around 45. Highs around 64. Monday through Tuesday, mostly clear. Highs 70 to 75 inland to around 64 at the shore. Lows around 46.

Lake Superior: Small craft advisory in effect from this evening through Thursday afternoon.

Tonight, northwest wind 10 to 15 knots. Cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers in the evening, then partly cloudy after midnight. Waves building to 2 to 4 feet. Thursday, northwest wind 5 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.

Thursday night, northwest wind less than 10 knots backing west after midnight. Mostly clear. Waves 1 to 2 feet.

Temperatures: The average temperature Tuesday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 57 degrees, 2 degrees below normal. The high Tuesday was 68 degrees and the overnight low was 45 degrees.

Precipitation: Tuesday, .03 inches. Year to date, 22.91 inches. Normal to date, 14.77 inches.

Sunset: 9:43 this evening

Sunrise: 5:57 a.m. Thursday.