Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, numerous snow showers. Snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches. Lows 9 to 14 above. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 70 percent. Thursday, colder. Patchy blowing snow in the morning. Snow showers likely in the morning, then a chance of snow showers in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Snow accumulation up to 1 inch. Highs around 15. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 70 percent. Thursday night, mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow showers in the evening, then partly cloudy overnight. Lows 4 below to 1 above inland to around 5 above at the shore.
Extended forecast: Friday, cloudy. Highs around 23. South winds 5 to 15 mph. Lowest wind chill readings to 15 below zero in the morning. Friday night, snow. Patchy blowing snow. Lows around 20. Chance of snow 100 percent. Saturday, snow. Highs around 29. Chance of snow 100 percent. Saturday night, snow showers. Areas of blowing snow. Lows around 13. Chance of snow 90 percent.
Lake Superior: Tonight, northwest wind 10 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots late. Numerous snow showers. Freezing spray late. Waves building to 4 to 7 feet occasionally to 9 feet. Thursday, northwest wind 15 to 25 knots. Snow showers in the morning, then a chance of snow showers in the afternoon. Freezing spray through the day. Waves building to 6 to 9 feet occasionally to 11 feet, then subsiding to 4 to 7 feet occasionally to 9 feet. Thursday night, northwest wind 5 to 15 knots in the evening becoming variable. Mostly cloudy. Freezing spray in the evening. A chance of snow showers in the evening, then a slight chance of snow showers after midnight.
Temperatures: The average temperature Tuesday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 26 degrees, 13 degrees above normal. The high Tuesday was 30 degrees and the overnight low was 21 degrees.
Precipitation: Tuesday, .07 inches. Year to date, .61 inches. Normal to date, 1.10 inches.
Snowfall: Tuesday, .6 inches. Season to date, 95.5 inches. Normal to date, 92.9 inches.
Sunset: 5:29 this evening.
Sunrise: 8:30 a.m. Thursday