Marquette and vicinity: Today, rain likely, mainly after 4 p.m. Patchy fog before 11 a.m. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 41. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Saturday night, rain before 9 p.m., then showers after 9 p.m. Low around 35. Breezy, with an east wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday, rain showers before 5 p.m., then rain and snow showers. High near 38. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Little or no snow accumulation expected. Sunday, rain and snow showers before 2 a.m., then a chance of snow showers. Low around 30. Blustery, with a north wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Extended forecast: Monday, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 38. Monday partly cloudy, with a low around 28. Tuesday, partly sunny, with a high near 40. Tuesday night, mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Wednesday, a chance of showers after 3 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. Wednesday night, a chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Thursday, a chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Thursday night, mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Friday, mostly cloudy, with a high near 41.
Lake Superior: Today, east wind less than 10 knots increasing to 10 to 20 knots by mid afternoon. A chance of rain through early afternoon, then rain by mid afternoon. Waves building to 2 to 4 feet. Saturday night, east wind 15 to 25 knots with gusts up to 32 knots. Rain showers. Waves building to 6 to 9 feet occasionally to 11 feet.
Temperatures: The average temperature Friday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 35 degrees, 7 degrees above normal. The high Friday was 48 degrees and the overnight low was 21 degrees.
Precipitation: Friday, none. Year to date, 7.35 inches. Normal to date, 7.18 inches.
Snowfall: Friday, none. Season to date, 183.0 inches. Normal to date, 184.0 inches.
Sunset: 8:15 this evening.
Sunrise: 7:36 a.m. today