Marquette and vicinity: Today, snow showers likely before 10 a.m., then a slight chance of snow showers after 4 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible. Tonight, a 20% chance of snow showers before 11 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Thursday, mostly sunny, with a high near 28. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Thursday night, partly cloudy, with a low around 18. South wind around 10 mph.
Extended forecast: New Year’s Day, mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. Friday night, mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Saturday, mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. Saturday night, mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Sunday, mostly sunny, with a high near 34. Sunday night, partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Monday, mostly sunny, with a high near 35. Monday night, partly cloudy, with a low around 27. Tuesday, mostly sunny, with a high near 36.
Lake Superior: Today, southwest wind 10 to 20 knots veering west 15 to 20 knots through early afternoon, then increasing to up to 30 knots by mid afternoon. Cloudy. A chance of snow early, then a chance of snow showers through early afternoon. A slight chance of snow showers by mid afternoon. Waves building to 5 to 8 feet occasionally to 10 feet.
Tonight, northwest wind 15 to 25 knots with gusts up to 33 knots. Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of snow showers. Waves building to 6 to 9 feet occasionally to 11 feet, then subsiding to 3 to 6 feet occasionally to 8 feet. Thursday, west wind 10 to 20 knots backing southwest less than 10 knots in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Waves subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.
Temperatures: The average temperature at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township on Tuesday was 9 degrees, 6 degrees above normal. The high on Tuesday was 16 degrees and the overnight low was 1 degree.
Precipitation: Tuesday, trace . Year to date, 45.44 inches. Normal to date, 35.54 inches.
Snowfall: Tuesday, trace. Season to date, 52.7 inches. Normal to date, 70.5 inches.
Sunset: 5:12 this evening.
Sunrise: 8:34 a.m. Thursday.