Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, bitterly cold. Clear in the evening, then partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of snow showers overnight. Lows 3 to 8 above inland to around 11 at the shore. South winds 5 to 15 mph. Wednesday, cold. Patchy blowing snow in the morning. Snow likely in the morning, then a chance of snow in the afternoon. Cloudy. Snow accumulation around an inch. Highs around 20. South winds 15 to 20 mph becoming southwest 5 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Chance of snow 60 percent. Wednesday night, a 20 percent chance of snow showers in the evening. Mostly cloudy. Lows 13 to 18. Light winds.
Extended forecast: Thursday, warmer. Partly cloudy. Highs around 31. West winds 5 to 15 mph. Thursday night, a chance of snow showers overnight. Patchy blowing snow overnight. Mostly cloudy. Lows 16 to 21. Chance of snow 30 percent. Friday, mostly cloudy. Highs around 24. Friday night, partly cloudy. Lows 9 to 14 above. Saturday, warmer. A 30 percent chance of snow showers in the afternoon. Cloudy. Highs around 33. Saturday night, a chance of snow in the evening, then snow likely overnight. Cloudy. Lows around 26. Chance of snow 60 percent. Sunday, snow, possibly mixed with rain in the morning, then a chance of rain and snow in the afternoon. Cloudy. Highs around 36. Chance of precipitation 60 percent. Sunday night, cloudy. Lows around 27. Monday, a chance of rain and snow showers in the afternoon. Cloudy. Highs around 37. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
Lake Superior: Small craft advisory in effect through this evening. Tonight, southwest wind 10 to 15 knots backing south 10 to 20 knots by midnight. Gusts up to 27 knots. Partly cloudy. A chance of snow showers late. Waves subsiding to 2 to 3 feet. Wednesday, south wind 15 to 25 knots veering southwest 10 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Cloudy with a chance of snow. Waves building to 2 to 4 feet, then subsiding to 2 to 3 feet. Wednesday night, west wind 10 to 15 knots veering northwest after midnight. Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of snow showers. Waves subsiding to 1 to 2 feet, then building to 2 to 3 feet.
Temperatures: The average temperature Monday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 13 degrees, 19 degrees below normal. The high Monday was 17 degrees and the overnight low was 8 degrees.
Precipitation: Monday, trace. Year to date, 40.41 inches. Normal to date, 31.06 inches.
Snowfall: Monday, .2 inches. Season to date, 7.4 inches. Normal to date, 12.1 inches.
Sunset: 5:21 this evening.
Sunrise: 7:49 a.m. Wednesday