Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, snow likely in the evening, then scattered snow showers overnight. Mostly cloudy. Snow accumulation around an inch. Lows 15 to 20. Inland, northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Near the shore, northwest winds 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 20 mph overnight. Chance of snow 70 percent. Friday, scattered snow showers in the morning. Mostly cloudy. Highs around 23. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph inland, except northwest 10 to 20 mph near the shore. Chance of snow 40 percent. Friday night, a 30 percent chance of snow overnight. Cloudy. Lows 7 to 12 above. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Extended forecast: Saturday, cloudy. Highs around 30. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Saturday night, cloudy. Lows around 26. Sunday, cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain and snow, possibly mixed with freezing rain. Highs around 37. Sunday night, cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow. Lows around 17. Monday, colder. Cloudy with snow likely. Highs around 22. Chance of snow 70 percent. Monday night, cloudy with snow. Lows around 9 above. Chance of snow 80 percent. Tuesday, cloudy with snow showers likely. Highs around 14. Chance of snow 70 percent.
Tuesday night and Wednesday, cold. Mostly cloudy with snow showers likely. Lows 3 below to 2 above. Highs around 10 above. Chance of snow 70 percent.
Lake Superior: Tonight, southwest wind less than 10 knots becoming northwest 15 to 25 knots by midnight, then becoming 20 to 25 knots late. Cloudy. Snow likely in the evening, then scattered snow showers by midnight. Waves building to 5 to 8 feet occasionally to 10 feet. Friday, northwest wind 20 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Gusts up to 32 knots. Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers in the morning, then isolated snow showers in the afternoon. Freezing spray through the day. Waves building to 6 to 9 feet occasionally to 11 feet, then subsiding to 3 to 6 feet occasionally to 8 feet. Friday night, west wind less than 10 knots backing south 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Cloudy. A slight chance of snow after midnight. Waves subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.
Temperatures: The average temperature Wednesday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was x23 degrees, 1 degree above normal. The high Wednesday was 26 degrees and the overnight low was 20 degrees.
Precipitation: Wednesday, .01 inches. Year to date, 46.15 inches. Normal to date, 33.50 inches.
Snowfall: Wednesday, .4 inches. Season to date, 47.7 inches. Normal to date, 35.6 inches.
Sunset: 5:03 this evening.
Sunrise: 8:19 a.m. Friday