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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 17 2014
Sun & Moon Information:
Fair
Fair
Temp: 48°F
Humidity: 34%
Wind Speed: NE15.0MPH(13KT)
Barometer: 30.59 in.
Dewpoint: 21°F
Heat Index: 48°F
Wind Chill: 42°F
Civil Twilight: 5:41 AM EDT Moon Phase:
Waning Gibbous Moon
Waning Gibbous Moon
Sunrise: 6:12 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:47 PM EDT
Civil Twilight: 8:18 PM EDT
Forecast for Canton, New York:
Dated: 316 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014    Expires: 400 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014
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Lo: 29°F Hi: 55°F
Lo: 35°F Hi: 51°F
Lo: 30°F Hi: 59°F
Pop: 30% Pop: 50%
ZoneCast:
Dated: 316 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014    Expires: 400 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014
Includes the Cities: Ogdensburg, Potsdam, Gouverneur


Tonight...Mostly clear until midnight...Then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
Friday...Partly sunny. Scattered rain showers in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 50s. South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.
Friday Night...Mostly cloudy with scattered rain showers. A slight chance of snow showers after midnight. Lows in the mid 30s. Southwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
Saturday...Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
Saturday Night...Mostly clear. Lows around 30. East winds around 10 mph.
Sunday...Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.
Sunday Night...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower 60s.
Monday...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower 60s.
Monday Night...Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s.
Tuesday...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 60s.
Tuesday Night...Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 30s.
Wednesday...Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 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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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

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

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