Weather

Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then clear overnight. Lows around 53 inland to around 59 at the shore. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Thursday, cooler. Mostly sunny. Highs around 72. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.

Extended forecast: Thursday night and Friday, clear. Lows 49 to 54 inland to around 58 at the shore. Highs around 73. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Friday night, clear. Lows 49 to 54 inland to around 58 at the shore.

Lake Superior: Tonight, northwest wind 5 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy after midnight then becoming clear. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Waves building to 2 to 3 feet. Thursday, northwest wind 10 to 20 knots with gusts up to 29 knots. Sunny. Waves building to 2 to 4 feet, then subsiding to 2 to 3 feet.

Temperatures: The average temperature Tuesday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 65 degrees which is normal for the date. The high Tuesday was 75 degrees and the overnight low was 55 degrees.

Precipitation: Tuesday, none. Year to date, 26.41 inches. Normal to date, 19.90 inches.

Sunset: 9:13 this evening. Sunrise: 6:39 a.m. Thursday.