Marquette and vicinity: Today, showers, mainly before 2 p.m. Patchy fog before 2 p.m. High near 62. Northeast wind around 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible. Tonight, scattered showers before 7 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday, a 20% chance of showers after 2 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Wednesday night, showers and thunderstorms before 11 p.m., then showers between 11 p.m. and 2 a.m., then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 a.m. Low around 58. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Extended forecast: Thursday, a 30% chance of showers before 8 a.m. Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Thursday night, partly cloudy, with a low around 49. Friday, partly sunny, with a high near 56. Friday night, a chance of showers between 8 p.m. and 2 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Saturday, partly sunny, with a high near 53. Saturday night, mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Sunday. mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Sunday night, partly cloudy, with a low around 43. Monday, sunny, with a high near 60.
Lake Superior: Today, northeast wind 10 to 15 knots veering southwest less than 10 knots in the afternoon, then veering northwest 5 to 15 knots late. Showers and isolated thunderstorms in the morning,then scattered showers in the afternoon. Patchy fog through the day. Waves 2 to 3 feet. Tonight, northwest wind 10 to 15 knots. Cloudy. Waves 2 to 3 feet. Wednesday west wind less than 10 knots backing southeast 5 to 15 knots by mid afternoon. Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers by mid afternoon. Waves subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.
Temperatures: The average temperature Monday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 65 degrees, 19 degrees above/below normal. The high Monday was 71 degrees and the overnight low was 58 degrees.
Precipitation: Monday, .01 inch. Year to date, 21.10 inches. Normal to date, 28.67 inches.
Sunset: 7:08 this evening.
Sunrise: 8:05 a.m. Wednesday.