Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, partly cloudy in the evening, then mostly cloudy with isolated showers overnight. Lows around 61. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent. Saturday, patchy fog in the morning. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Highs 75 to 80. South winds 5 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 70 percent. Saturday night, showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight. Cloudy. Lows around 63. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.
Extended forecast: Sunday, mostly cloudy. Highs 66 to 71 inland to around 72 at the shore. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Sunday night, partly cloudy. Lows 48 to 53. Monday, mostly sunny. Highs around 63. Monday night, clear. Lows around 43 inland to around 49 at the shore. Tuesday, partly cloudy. Highs around 70. Tuesday night, a chance of showers overnight. Mostly cloudy. Lows around 53. Chance of rain 30 percent. Wednesday, mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs around 68. Chance of rain 50 percent. Wednesday night, a chance of rain showers in the evening. Mostly clear. Lows 45 to 50. Chance of rain 40 percent. Thursday, partly cloudy. Highs around 62.
Lake Superior: Tonight, southeast wind less than 10 knots veering south 5 to 15 knots after midnight. Patchy fog through midnight. Partly cloudy through midnight, then mostly cloudy with isolated showers late. Waves building to 1 to 2 feet. Saturday, south wind 10 to 20 knots. Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms by mid afternoon. Waves building to 2 to 3 feet, then subsiding to 1 to 2 feet. Saturday night, south wind 10 to 15 knots veering southwest after midnight. Gusts up to 23 knots. Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.
Temperatures: The average temperature Thursday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 68 degrees, 13 degrees above normal. The high Thursday was 73 degrees and the overnight low was 63 degrees.
Precipitation: Thursday, trace. Year to date, 31.09 inches. Normal to date, 24.60 inches.
Sunset: 7:52 this evening
Sunrise: 7:35 a.m. Saturday.