Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, a 20 percent chance of showers overnight. Clear. Lows 47 to 52. West winds 5 to 15 mph becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph overnight. Thursday, warmer. A chance of showers in the morning, then a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Highs around 72. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph becoming west 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Extended forecast: Thursday night and Friday, clear. Lows around 47 inland to around 53 at the shore. Highs around 68. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Friday night, clear. Lows 42 to 47 inland to around 53 at the shore. Saturday, partly cloudy. Highs around 71. Saturday night and Sunday, mostly clear. Lows 43 to 48 inland to around 52 at the shore. Highs around 73. Sunday night, mostly clear. Lows 48 to 53 inland to around 56 at the shore. Labor Day and Monday night, mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs around 75. Lows around 52 inland to around 58 at the shore. Tuesday, mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs around 71.
Lake Superior: Small craft advisory in effect through late tonight. Tonight, west wind 10 to 20 knots backing southwest 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Gusts up to 29 knots. Partly cloudy in the evening then clearing. A slight chance of showers late. Waves subsiding to 2 to 3 feet. Thursday, southwest wind 10 to 15 knots veering west 15 to 20 knots by mid afternoon. Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers through early afternoon, then a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms by mid afternoon. Waves subsiding to 1 to 2 feet, then building to 2 to 4 feet. Thursday night, northwest wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 24 knots. Mostly clear. Waves building to 3 to 5 feet occasionally to 7 feet, then subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
Temperatures: The average temperature Tuesday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 64 degrees, 2 degrees above normal. The high Tuesday was 74 degrees and the overnight low was 53 degrees.
Precipitation: Tuesday, .06 inches. Year to date, 28.04 inches. Normal to date, 21.96 inches.
Sunset: 8:37 this evening
Sunrise: 7:06 a.m. Thursday.