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Canton, New York, United States (13617)  Lat: 44.60N, Lon: 75.17W
Wx Zone: NYZ087 ICAO Used: KMSS
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Current Conditions
Updated: 4:53 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014
Sun & Moon Information:
Fair
Fair
Temp: 38°F
Humidity: 51%
Wind Speed: SE4.6MPH(4KT)
Barometer: 30.42 in.
Dewpoint: 21°F
Heat Index: 38°F
Wind Chill: 34°F
Civil Twilight: 5:40 AM EDT Moon Phase:
Waning Gibbous Moon
Waning Gibbous Moon
Sunrise: 6:10 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:49 PM EDT
Civil Twilight: 8:19 PM EDT
Forecast for Canton, New York:
Dated: 439 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014    Expires: 400 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014
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Hi: 55°F
Lo: 35°F Hi: 49°F
Lo: 29°F Hi: 61°F
Lo: 41°F
Pop: 50% Pop: 50% Pop: 20%
ZoneCast:
Dated: 439 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014    Expires: 400 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014
Includes the Cities: Ogdensburg, Potsdam, Gouverneur


Today...Cloudy. A chance of rain showers...Mainly this afternoon. Highs in the mid 50s. South winds 15 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Tonight...Cloudy. A chance of rain showers until midnight...Then a slight chance of rain or snow showers after midnight. Lows in the mid 30s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph...Becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
Saturday...Partly sunny. A slight chance of snow showers in the morning. Highs in the upper 40s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 20 percent.
Saturday Night...Clear. Lows in the upper 20s. East winds around 10 mph.
Sunday...Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s. South winds around 10 mph.
Sunday Night...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s.
Monday...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 60s.
Monday Night...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s.
Tuesday...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 50s.
Tuesday Night...Partly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 30s.
Wednesday...Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 50s.
Wednesday Night...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper 50s.
Thursday...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper 50s.

Weather in the News

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Dry Conditions Spark More Burn Bans

Franklin County is the latest to issue a ban on burning trash or debris outdoors. St. Lawrence and Jefferson Counties also have bans in place. Nearly two weeks with little or no rainfall and lots of sun have led to hundreds of brush fires across the North Country. Volunteer fire departments are being stretched thin. David Sommerstein reports.  Go to full article

St. Lawrence County Warns Against Burning

St. Lawrence County is asking its residents not to burn grass or trash outside until conditions get wetter. Almost 30 fires burned out of control in just two days in the county. David Sommerstein reports.  Go to full article

A Perfect Igloo the Easy Way

With winter still in full swing, it's not too late for new ways to enjoy the snow. A Potsdam man is on a mission to spread the word on a foolproof method for building an igloo for children. Miles Manchester's design uses three inflatable tubes and takes an hour and a half to complete. He even posted step-by-step instructions on a website. Manchester told David Sommerstein his is easier to make than a traditional snow block igloo.  Go to full article

Snow Drought "A Disaster" For North Country Tourism

Rain fell again yesterday across much of the North Country. The shortage of snow this winter has been brutal for anyone in the north country who likes to ski or snowmobile. The season has been even more painful for business owners who rely on winter tourists. One group of tourism advocates now say the "snow drought" could qualify the region for economic disaster relief. Brian Mann has our story.  Go to full article

Natural Selections: Pre-Modern Climate Change

The study of global warming usually focuses on man-made increases in greenhouse gases caused by modern industrialization. But Dr. Curt Stager and Martha Foley look at a theory that traces the human impact on global climate back to the dawn of agriculture.  Go to full article

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