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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: 5:53 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014
Sun & Moon Information:
Fair
Fair
Temp: 30°F
Humidity: 88%
Wind Speed: N3.5MPH(3KT)
Barometer: 30.48 in.
Dewpoint: 27°F
Heat Index: 30°F
Wind Chill: 30°F
Civil Twilight: 5:36 AM EDT Moon Phase:
Waning Gibbous Moon
Waning Gibbous Moon
Sunrise: 6:07 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:51 PM EDT
Civil Twilight: 8:22 PM EDT
Forecast for Canton, New York:
Dated: 410 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014    Expires: 400 PM EDT SUN APR 20 2014
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Chance
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Hi: 61°F
Lo: 41°F Hi: 65°F
Lo: 45°F Hi: 61°F
Lo: 39°F
Pop: 20% Pop: 70% Pop: 70% Pop: 50%
ZoneCast:
Dated: 410 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014    Expires: 400 PM EDT SUN APR 20 2014
Includes the Cities: Ogdensburg, Potsdam, Gouverneur


Today...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s. Light and variable winds...Becoming southwest around 10 mph this afternoon.
Tonight...Partly cloudy until midnight...Then becoming cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
Monday...Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 60s. Southwest winds around 15 mph.
Monday Night...Showers likely. Lows in the mid 40s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Tuesday...Showers likely. Highs in the lower 60s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Tuesday Night...Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 30s.
Wednesday...Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 40s.
Wednesday Night...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s.
Thursday...Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.
Thursday Night...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s.
Friday...Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 60s.
Friday Night...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 40s.
Saturday...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs around 60.

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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