Marquette and vicinity: Today, showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a temperature rising to near 69 by 11 a.m., then falling to around 62 during the remainder of the day. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight, showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 53. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday, showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8 a.m., then a chance of showers between 8 a.m, and 2 p.m. Cloudy, with a high near 57. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.Thursday night, mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Extended forecast: Friday, mostly sunny, with a high near 60. Friday night, mostly clear, with a low around 50. Saturday, sunny, with a high near 65. Saturday night, partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Sunday, mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Sunday night, partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Monday, a chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Monday night, a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Tuesday, mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
Lake Superior: Today, south wind less than 10 knots veering northwest 10 to 20 knots by late morning. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms. Waves building to 3 to 5 feet occasionally to 7 feet. Tonight, north wind 15 to 25 knots. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms. Waves building to 6 to 9 feet ccasionally to 11 feet, then subsiding to 5 to 8 feet occasionally to 10 feet.
Thursday, north wind 15 to 25 knots. Cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning. Waves subsiding to 3 to 6 feet occasionally to 8 feet.
Temperatures: The average temperature Tuesday at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township was 80 degrees, 20 degrees above normal. The high Tuesday was 88 degrees, which tied the record set in 1998 and 2007, and the overnight low was 72 degrees.
Precipitation: Tuesday, none. Year to date, 35.55 inches. Normal to date, 23.79 inches.
Sunset: 8:20 this evening.
Sunrise: 7:17 a.m. Thursday.