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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 WED APR 16 2014
Sun & Moon Information:
Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
Temp: 20°F
Humidity: 71%
Wind Speed: NW16.1MPH G TO23.0(14MPH G TO20KT)
Barometer: 30.16 in.
Dewpoint: 12°F
Heat Index: 20°F
Wind Chill: 6°F
Civil Twilight: 5:43 AM EDT Moon Phase:
Waning Gibbous Moon
Waning Gibbous Moon
Sunrise: 6:14 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:46 PM EDT
Civil Twilight: 8:17 PM EDT
Forecast for Canton, New York:
Dated: 427 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014    Expires: 400 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014
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Hi: 35°F
Lo: 19°F Hi: 51°F
Lo: 31°F Hi: 59°F
Lo: 39°F
Pop: 40%
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Dated: 427 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014    Expires: 400 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014
FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING

Includes the Cities: Ogdensburg, Potsdam, Gouverneur


Today...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 30s. West winds around 10 mph.
Tonight...Clear. Lows around 19. Light and variable winds... Becoming southeast around 10 mph after midnight.
Thursday...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Southeast winds around 10 mph.
Friday...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
Friday Night...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 30s.
Saturday...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 50s.
Saturday Night...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the lower 50s.
Sunday...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the lower 50s.
Monday...Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 50s.
Monday Night...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 40s.
Tuesday...Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs around 60.

Weather in the News

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Harvesting the Wind: Up Close to the Turbines

Wind farms of huge turbines are springing up along coastlines, windy ridges and blustery farmland. Construction of one of the largest planned in the East is expected to begin this spring on the Tug Hill Plateau, where the terrain rises to catch the prevailing winds off Lake Ontario. Most of us will only see the huge turbines from a distance. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Chris Lehman recently visited some of them up close and has this report on wind energy.  Go to full article

Comet Machholz in North Country Skies

Forecasts call for clear skies for at least part of tomorrow night. It's a perfect opportunity to spot comet Machholz, which was only discovered last year. Martha Foley talks with St. Lawrence University astronomy professor Aileen O'Donohue about where to look for the comet.  Go to full article

Churches, Agencies Mobilize for Tsunami Relief Effort

North Country churches and relief agencies are mobilizing their resources for both short- and long-term aid for the countries in South Asia and East Africa devastated by Sunday's tsunami and earthquake. David Sommerstein reports.  Go to full article
At work far from home
At work far from home

For Jamaican Apple Pickers, Hurricane Ivan Hit Home

One month ago, Hurricane Ivan slammed into the island of Jamaica, ripping apart houses and knocking out phone lines and electricity. The storm hit just as hundreds of Jamaican workers were arriving in the Champlain Valley to help with the fall apple harvest. These last weeks, the men have struggled to support their families while far from home. As Brian Mann reports, this has been a season of worry, but also a season of faith.

Hurricane Ivan Relief Fund: Donations can be sent to Peru Community Church, PO Box 38, Peru, NY 12972. Make checks payable to church, but specify that funds are meant for Ivan relief.  Go to full article

Drowning in the Garden

Martha Foley talks with horticulturist Amy Ivy, of the Clinton and Essex Counties' Cornell Cooperative Extension, about cutting losses in a wet year.  Go to full article

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