Weather

Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, mostly clear. Lows around 58. Light winds. Wednesday, a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Partly cloudy. Highs 77 to 82. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Wednesday night, a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms overnight. Mostly cloudy. Lows around 63. South winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

Extended forecast: Thursday, very warm. Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 86. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Thursday night and Friday, hot. Mostly clear. Lows around 64. Highs around 91. Friday night, partly cloudy. Lows around 62. Saturday, warm. Mostly sunny. Highs around 83. Saturday night, a chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight. Partly cloudy. Lows around 58. Chance of rain 30 percent. Sunday and Sunday night, partly cloudy. Highs around 78. Lows 54 to 59. Monday, mostly sunny. Highs around 78.

Lake Superior: Tonight, east wind less than 10 knots backing northeast after midnight. Mostly clear. Patchy fog after midnight. Waves calm to 1 foot. Wednesday, east wind less than 10 knots with gusts up to 18 knots. Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms by mid afternoon. Waves calm to 1 foot. Wednesday night, southeast wind 5 to 15 knots veering south 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms through midnight, then showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Waves building to 1 to 2 feet.

Temperatures: The average temperature Monday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 73 degrees, 7 degrees above normal. The high Monday was 82 degrees and the overnight low was 64 degrees.

Precipitation: Monday, .57 inches. Year to date, 25.65 inches. Normal to date, 17.82 inches.

Sunset: 9:39 this evening

Sunrise: 6:14 a.m. Wednesday.