Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, cold. Mostly clear in the evening, then cloudy with scattered snow showers overnight. Lows 4 below to 1 above inland to around 5 above at the shore. West winds 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest overnight. Chance of snow 50 percent. Wind chill readings to 15 below zero. Thursday, warmer, snow. Snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches. Highs around 22. South winds 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of snow 90 percent. Thursday night, a 40 percent chance of freezing drizzle and snow in the evening. Cloudy. Lows 14 to 19. Light winds.
Extended forecast: Friday, a chance of freezing drizzle and snow in the afternoon. Cloudy. Highs around 28. Light winds. Chance of precipitation 50 percent. Friday night, cloudy with snow showers likely. Lows 19 to 24. Chance of snow 60 percent. Saturday and Saturday night, snow showers. Highs around 27. Lows 9 to 14 above. Chance of snow 80 percent.
Sunday, colder. Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of snow showers. Highs around 17. Sunday night, partly cloudy. Lows around 1 above inland to around 7 above at the shore. Monday through Tuesday, mostly cloudy. Highs around 19. Lows 6 to 11 above.
Lake Superior: Small craft advisory in effect through this evening. Tonight, southwest wind 10 to 20 knots. Gusts up to 27 knots. Cloudy. Heavy freezing spray in the evening. Scattered snow showers in the evening. Isolated snow showers by midnight, then scattered snow showers late. Waves subsiding to 2 to 4 feet, then building to 3 to 5 feet occasionally to 7 feet. Thursday, south wind less than 10 knots backing east in the afternoon. Snow likely. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Thursday night, east wind less than 10 knots in the evening becoming variable. Cloudy. A chance of snow and freezing drizzle in the evening, then a slight chance of freezing drizzle and snow after midnight. Waves calm to 1 foot.
Temperatures: The average temperature Tuesday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 5 degrees, 15 degrees below normal. The high Tuesday was 12 degrees and the overnight low was minus 3 degrees.
Precipitation: Tuesday, .01 inches. Year to date, 46.73 inches. Normal to date, 34.04 inches.
Snowfall: Tuesday, .7 inches. Season to date, 55.1 inches. Normal to date, 43.9 inches.
Sunset: 5:03 this evening.
Sunrise: 8:25 a.m. Thursday