Marquette and vicinity: Winter weather advisory in effect from 2 this afternoon to noon Thursday. Tonight, breezy. Periods of snow showers. Areas of blowing snow. Snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches. Lows 1 to 6 above inland to around 7 above at the shore. North winds 10 to 20 mph inland, except north 20 to 30 mph near the shore. Chance of snow 100 percent. Wind chill readings to 15 below zero. Thursday, cold. Areas of blowing snow in the morning. Cloudy with snow showers. Snow accumulation around an inch. Highs 5 to 10 above. North winds 10 to 20 mph becoming northwest 5 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Chance of snow 90 percent. Wind chill readings to 20 below zero. Thursday night, mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers in the evening, then partly cloudy with a slight chance of snow showers overnight. Lows 4 below to 9 below zero inland to around 1 above at the shore. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 50 percent. Wind chill readings to 20 below zero.
Extended forecast: Friday, mostly sunny. Highs around 15. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Lowest wind chill readings to 20 below zero in the morning. Friday night, mostly cloudy. Lows 4 to 9 above. Saturday, warmer. A chance of snow in the morning, then snow likely in the afternoon. Cloudy. Highs around 27. Chance of snow 60 percent. Saturday night, a 40 percent chance of snow in the evening. Mostly cloudy. Lows 12 to 17. Sunday and Sunday night, mostly cloudy. Highs around 25. Lows 11 to 16. Washington’s birthday and Monday night, cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow. Highs around 31. Lows around 22. Tuesday, a chance of snow in the morning. Cloudy. Highs around 31. Chance of snow 40 percent.
Temperatures: The average temperature Tuesday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 21 degrees, 7 degrees above normal. The high Tuesday was 27 degrees and the overnight low was 15 degrees.
Precipitation: Tuesday, trace. Year to date, 3.65 inches. Normal to date, 3.21 inches.
Snowfall: Tuesday, .2 inches. Season to date, 143.1 inches. Normal to date, 130.6 inches.
Sunset: 6:10 this evening.
Sunrise: 7:58 a.m. Thursday