Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, partly cloudy. Lows 44 to 49. West winds 5 to 15 mph. Thursday, mostly sunny. Highs around 61. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
Extended forecast: Thursday night and Friday, cloudy with showers likely. Lows around 51. Highs around 62. South winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 35 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent. Friday night through Saturday night, mostly clear. Lows 39 to 44. Highs around 57. Sunday, a chance of rain showers in the morning, then rain showers likely in the afternoon. Cloudy. Highs 56 to 61. Chance of rain 60 percent. Sunday night, showers likely. Lows around 51. Chance of rain 70 percent. Monday, warmer. A chance of showers in the morning, then showers likely in the afternoon. Cloudy. Highs around 71. Chance of rain 60 percent. Monday night, cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows around 56. Chance of rain 50 percent. Tuesday, cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs 62 to 67.
Lake Superior: Small craft advisory in effect from noon today through Thursday afternoon.
Tonight, west wind 15 to 25 knots. Partly cloudy. Isolated showers through midnight. Waves subsiding to 3 to 5 feet occasionally to 7 feet, then building to 4 to 7 feet occasionally to 9 feet. Thursday, west wind 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 5 to 15 knots by mid afternoon. Mostly sunny. A slight chance of sprinkles through early afternoon. Waves subsiding to 2 to 3 feet.
Thursday night, southwest wind less than 10 knots backing south 10 to 20 knots after midnight. Cloudy. Showers likely after midnight. Waves subsiding to 1 to 2 feet, then building to 2 to 3 feet.
Temperatures: The average temperature Tuesday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 59 degrees, 7 degrees above normal. The high Tuesday was 73 degrees and the overnight low was 44 degrees.
Precipitation: Tuesday, .48 inches. Year to date, 32.41 inches. Normal to date, 25.27 inches.
Sunset: 7:42 this evening
Sunrise: 7:42 a.m. Thursday.