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Grenadier Is., ON
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Marine Forecasts:
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National Data Buoy Center
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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: 3:53 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014
Sun & Moon Information:
Fair
Fair
Temp: 52°F
Humidity: 25%
Wind Speed: NW15.0MPH G TO20.7(13MPH G TO18KT)
Barometer: 30.01 in.
Dewpoint: 17°F
Heat Index: 52°F
Wind Chill: 47°F
Civil Twilight: 5:29 AM EDT Moon Phase:
Waning Crescent Moon
Waning Crescent Moon
Sunrise: 6:01 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:56 PM EDT
Civil Twilight: 8:27 PM EDT
Forecast for Canton, New York:
Dated: 323 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014    Expires: 400 AM EDT FRI APR 25 2014
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Lo: 29°F Hi: 61°F
Lo: 40°F Hi: 49°F
Lo: 39°F Hi: 51°F
Lo: 39°F
Pop: 20% Pop: 90% Pop: 70% Pop: 70%
ZoneCast:
Dated: 323 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014    Expires: 400 AM EDT FRI APR 25 2014
Includes the Cities: Ogdensburg, Potsdam, Gouverneur


Tonight...Clear until midnight...Then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. North winds 10 to 15 mph until midnight...Becoming light and variable.
Friday...Partly sunny. A slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 60s. Light and variable winds... Becoming east around 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Friday Night...Showers. Lows around 40. East winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent.
Saturday...Showers likely. Highs in the upper 40s. Southwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Saturday Night...Showers likely. Lows in the upper 30s. Northwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Sunday...Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 50s. Lows in the upper 30s.
Monday...Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 50s. Lows in the upper 30s.
Tuesday...Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.
Tuesday Night...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the upper 50s.
Wednesday...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the upper 50s.
Wednesday Night...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 40s.
Thursday...Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 50s.

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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

A Winter Without Snow

Despite the cold, there's little snow on the ground in much of the North Country. The Olympic Regional Development Authority has rescheduled the Lake Placid Loppet, an annual 50 km cross-country ski race, due to lack of snow. Ski centers and snowmobile clubs around the region have also struggled. Martha Foley talks with Brian Mann about the tough winter and its impact on the winter sports industry.  Go to full article

Guarding Indoor Plants from the Cold

Martha Foley and horticulturalist Amy Ivy discuss strategies for protecting house plants from the bitter cold outside.  Go to full article

Local Relief Effort Gains Momentum

Over a week after an earthquake and tsunamis devastated areas of South Asia, India and Africa, the international relief effort is massive. Martha Foley talks with Cynthia Walton-Leavitt, pastor of the United Presbyterian Church of Sackets Harbor, about a local project that combines symbolism with small-scale practicality.  Go to full article

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

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