Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, a slight chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely overnight. Cloudy. Lows 49 to 54. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph becoming south 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 35 mph overnight. Chance of rain 70 percent. Friday, showers likely in the morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon. Cloudy. Highs 62 to 67. South winds 15 to 20 mph becoming southwest 5 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 35 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent. Friday night, mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain showers in the evening, then mostly clear overnight. Lows 42 to 47. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Extended forecast: Saturday, cooler. Mostly sunny. Highs around 56. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Saturday night, partly cloudy. Lows 39 to 44. 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. Lows around 51. Chance of rain 90 percent. Monday, warmer. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Cloudy. Highs around 72. Chance of rain 60 percent. Monday night, showers and thunderstorms likely in the evening, then showers likely overnight. Lows around 56. Chance of rain 70 percent. Tuesday, showers likely. Highs 61 to 66. Chance of rain 60 percent. Tuesday night, cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain showers. Lows around 45. Wednesday, cooler. Cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain showers. Highs 50 to 55.
Lake Superior: Tonight, south wind 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 25 knots late. Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming cloudy. A chance of showers after midnight. Waves subsiding to 1 to 2 feet, then building to 2 to 3 feet. Friday, south wind 15 to 20 knots veering southwest 10 to 20 knots by mid afternoon. Gusts up to 32 knots. Cloudy. Showers likely through early afternoon, then a chance of showers by mid afternoon. Waves subsiding to 1 to 2 feet. Friday night, northwest wind 10 to 15 knots veering north after midnight. Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers through midnight, then partly cloudy after midnight. Waves building to 2 to 4 feet.
Temperatures: The average temperature Wednesday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 55 degrees, 3 degrees above normal. The high Wednesday was 64 degrees and the overnight low was 46 degrees.
Precipitation: Wednesday .39 inches. Year to date, 32.80 inches. Normal to date, 25.41 inches.
Sunset: 7:40 this evening
Sunrise: 7:43 a.m. Friday.