Marquette and vicinity: Winter weather advisory in effect until 10 this evening. Tonight, a chance of rain, possibly mixed with freezing rain and snow in the evening. Cloudy. Lows 22 to 27. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph becoming west 5 to 10 mph overnight. Chance of precipitation 50 percent. Friday, cloudy. Highs around 28. West winds 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Friday night, isolated snow showers in the evening, then scattered snow showers overnight. Cloudy. Lows 9 to 14 above. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 50 percent.
Extended forecast: Saturday, colder. Cloudy with scattered snow showers. Patchy blowing snow in the afternoon. Highs around 17. Northeast winds 10 to 20 mph. Chance of snow 50 percent. Saturday night, snow likely in the evening, then snow overnight. Patchy blowing snow. Snow may be heavy at times overnight. Lows around 13. Chance of snow 90 percent. Sunday, snow showers in the morning, then a chance of snow showers in the afternoon. Cloudy. Highs around 18. Chance of snow 90 percent. Sunday night, cloudy with a 40 percent chance of snow. Lows around 11. Monday, warmer. A 40 percent chance of snow in the morning. Mostly cloudy. Highs around 27. Monday night, a 30 percent chance of snow overnight. Cloudy. Lows 16 to 21. Tuesday, snow likely in the morning, then a chance of snow in the afternoon. Cloudy. Highs around 31. Chance of snow 60 percent. Tuesday night and Wednesday, cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow. Lows around 17. Highs around 23.
Lake Superior: Gale warning in effect through this evening. Tonight, southwest wind 10 to 20 knots veering west by midnight. Gusts up to 30 knots. Cloudy. A slight chance of rain in the evening. Waves subsiding to 1 to 2 feet, then building to 3 to 5 feet occasionally to 7 feet. Friday, west wind 15 to 25 knots. Cloudy. Waves building to 3 to 6 feet occasionally to 8 feet. Friday night, northwest wind 20 to 25 knots veering north after midnight. Cloudy. Isolated snow showers in the evening, then scattered snow showers after midnight. Freezing spray through the night. Waves building to 5 to 8 feet occasionally to 10 feet.
Temperatures: The average temperature Wednesday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 3 degrees, 11 degrees below normal. The high Wednesday was 9 degrees and the overnight low was minus 4 degrees.
Precipitation: Wednesday, trace. Year to date, .28 inches. Normal to date, 62 inches.
Snowfall: Wednesday, .2 inches. Season to date, 85.9 inches. Normal to date, 84.1 inches.
Sunset: 5:22 this evening.
Sunrise: 8:33 a.m. Friday