Weather

Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then cloudy with showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms overnight. Lows around 64. South winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent. Thursday, warm. Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 84. South winds 5 to 15 mph. Thursday night, warm. Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 66. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Extended forecast: Friday, hot. A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Highs around 90. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Friday night, a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Partly cloudy. Lows 59 to 64. Chance of rain 40 percent.

Saturday, cooler. Mostly sunny. Highs around 81. Saturday night and Sunday, partly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows 54 to 59. Highs around 76. Chance of rain 30 percent. Sunday night, mostly clear with a 30 percent chance of showers. Lows 53 to 58.

Monday, mostly sunny. Highs around 76. Monday night and Tuesday, clear. Lows 52 to 57. Highs around 78.

Lake Superior: Tonight, southeast wind 10 to 15 knots veering south late. Gusts up to 22 knots. Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Waves building to 2 to 3 feet, then subsiding to 1 to 2 feet. Thursday, south wind 5 to 15 knots with gusts up to 22 knots. Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Thursday night, south wind less than 10 knots veering southwest after midnight. Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves calm to 1 foot.

Temperatures: The average temperature Tuesday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 72 degrees, 6 degrees above normal. The high Tuesday was 83 degrees and the overnight low was 60 degrees.

Precipitation: Tuesday, none. Year to date, 25.65 inches. Normal to date, 17.91 inches.

Sunset: 9:38 this evening

Sunrise: 6:15 a.m. Thursday.