Marquette and vicinity: Today mostly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning. Highs around 72. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Tonight, a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight. Partly cloudy. Lows 56 to 61. South winds 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest 10 to 15 mph overnight. Saturday, a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Partly cloudy. Highs around 75. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent. Saturday night, partly cloudy. Lows 49 to 54. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Sunday, cooler. Partly cloudy. Highs around 65. Sunday night, mostly clear. Lows around 44 inland to around 50 at the shore.
Extended forecast: Monday, partly cloudy. Highs around 67. Monday night, a chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely overnight. Mostly cloudy. Lows 51 to 56. Chance of rain 60 percent. Tuesday, mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs around 75. Tuesday night, a chance of showers in the evening. Partly cloudy. Lows 50 to 55. Chance of rain 40 percent. Wednesday and Wednesday night, clear. Highs around 69. Lows 46 to 51. Thursday, sunny. Highs around 72.
Lake Superior: Friday, variable wind less than 10 knots becoming southeast 5 to 15 knots by mid afternoon. Mostly sunny. Waves building to 1 to 2 feet. Friday night, south wind 10 to 15 knots veering southwest after midnight. Gusts up to 27 knots. Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers through midnight, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Temperatures: The average temperature Thursday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 59 degrees, 4 degrees above normal. The high Thursday was 66 degrees and the overnight low was 46 degrees.
Precipitation: Thursday, none. Year to date, 18.30 inches. Normal to date, 24.30 inches.
Sunset: 8:11 p.m. this evening.
Sunrise: 7:23 a.m. Saturday.