Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, clear. Lows 48 to 53. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph becoming west 5 to 10 mph overnight. Friday, sunny. Highs around 68. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Friday night, mostly clear. Lows 42 to 47 inland to around 51 at the shore. Light winds.

Extended forecast: Saturday, partly cloudy. Highs around 71. Light winds. Saturday night, mostly clear. Lows 44 to 49 inland to around 53 at the shore. Sunday and Sunday night, partly cloudy. Highs around 73. Lows 49 to 54 inland to around 57 at the shore. Labor Day, a chance of showers in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Highs around 74. Chance of rain 30 percent. Monday night and Tuesday, mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows 53 to 58. Highs 71 to 76. Tuesday night, a 30 percent chance of rain showers in the evening. Partly cloudy. Lows 45 to 50. Wednesday, cooler. Partly cloudy. Highs around 65.

Lake Superior: Small craft advisory in effect through Friday afternoon. Tonight, northwest wind up to 30 knots. Mostly clear. Isolated showers after midnight. Waves subsiding to 4 to 7 feet occasionally to 9 feet, then building to 5 to 8 feet occasionally to 10 feet. Friday, northwest wind 10 to 20 knots. Sunny. Waves subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Friday night, northwest wind less than 10 knots backing southwest after midnight. Mostly clear. Waves subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.

Temperatures: The average temperature Wednesday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 53 degrees, 9 degrees below normal. The high Wednesday was 59 degrees and the overnight low was 46 degrees.

Precipitation: Wednesday, trace. Year to date, 28.04 inches. Normal to date, 22.06 inches.

Sunset: 8:35 this evening

Sunrise: 7:07 a.m. Friday.