National Weather Service open house Aug. 23

ARQUETTE – The Marquette National Weather Service Office in Negaunee Township will host an open house on Saturday, Aug. 23, from 10 a.m. Eastern time until 2 p.m.

“This complimentary event is open to all members of the community. It will be a great opportunity to get a behind the scenes look at weather forecasting in Upper Michigan. Attendees will be able to tour the office, gain a better understanding of what we do and our services, and learn about the Weather Ready Nation initiative. There will also be weather displays and activities,” a spokesperson said.

No reservation is required, and the event will take place rain or shine. The office is located just off U.S. 41 near the old Marquette County airport in Negaunee Township.

More information about the open house can be found by going to the website (, following our Facebook ( or Twitter (@NWSMarquette) social media channels, or calling the National Weather Service office at (906) 475-5212.