Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, breezy. Rain and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then rain overnight. Lows around 39. Inland, north winds 5 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph overnight. Near the shore, northeast winds 15 to 25 mph becoming north 20 to 30 mph overnight. Chance of rain 100 percent.
Wednesday, breezy. Periods of rain showers in the morning, then scattered rain showers in the afternoon. Cloudy. Highs around 43. North winds 10 to 20 mph inland, except north 20 to 30 mph near the shore. Chance of rain 90 percent.
Wednesday night, cloudy with scattered rain showers. Lows 33 to 38. North winds 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Extended forecast: Thursday, mostly cloudy. Highs around 46. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday night, mostly clear. Lows 31 to 36. Friday, warmer. Mostly cloudy. Highs around 55. Friday night, a 50 percent chance of rain showers overnight. Mostly cloudy. Lows around 44.
Saturday, mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain showers. Highs around 58. Saturday night, mostly clear. Lows 39 to 44. Sunday, partly cloudy. Highs around 58.
Sunday night, cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain showers. Lows around 44. Monday, rain showers likely. Highs around 54. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Lake Superior: Small craft advisory in effect from 4 this afternoon through this evening. Gale warning in effect from this evening through Wednesday afternoon.
Tonight, northeast wind up to 30 knots backing north after midnight. Gale force gusts up to 38 knots. Rain. Waves building to 8 to 11 feet occasionally to 14 feet. Wednesday, north wind up to 30 knots with gale force gusts up to 38 knots. Cloudy. Numerous rain showers through early afternoon, then isolated rain showers by mid afternoon. Waves building to 10 to 14 feet occasionally to 18 feet, then subsiding to 8 to 11 feet occasionally to 14 feet.
Wednesday night, north wind 15 to 25 knots with gusts up to 32 knots. Cloudy with isolated rain showers. Waves subsiding to 3 to 5 feet occasionally to 7 feet.
Temperatures: The average temperature Monday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 38 degrees, 8 degrees below normal. The high Monday was 45 degrees and the overnight low was 31 degrees.
Precipitation: Monday, trace. Year to date, 37.05 inches. Normal to date, 27.98 inches.
Snowfall: Monday, trace. Season to date, .9 inches. Normal to date, 1.7 inches.
Sunset: 7:04 this evening.
Sunrise: 8:09 a.m. Wednesday