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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 WED APR 23 2014
Sun & Moon Information:
Overcast
Overcast
Temp: 46°F
Humidity: 58%
Wind Speed: NW16.1MPH G TO25.3(14MPH G TO22KT)
Barometer: 29.76 in.
Dewpoint: 32°F
Heat Index: 46°F
Wind Chill: 39°F
Civil Twilight: 5:31 AM EDT Moon Phase:
Waning Crescent Moon
Waning Crescent Moon
Sunrise: 6:02 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:55 PM EDT
Civil Twilight: 8:26 PM EDT
Forecast for Canton, New York:
Dated: 333 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014    Expires: 400 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014
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Lo: 31°F Hi: 51°F
Lo: 31°F Hi: 59°F
Lo: 40°F Hi: 51°F
Pop: 20% Pop: 50% Pop: 50% Pop: 60%
ZoneCast:
Dated: 333 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014    Expires: 400 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014
Includes the Cities: Ogdensburg, Potsdam, Gouverneur


Tonight...Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers until midnight...Then clear after midnight. Lows in the lower 30s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Thursday...Sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.
Thursday Night...Mostly clear until midnight...Then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. North winds around 10 mph until midnight...Becoming light and variable.
Friday...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the upper 50s. Light and variable winds.
Friday Night...Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows around 40. South winds around 10 mph.
Saturday...Showers likely. Highs in the lower 50s. Chance of rain 60 percent.
Saturday Night...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 30s.
Sunday...Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 50s. Lows in the mid 30s.
Monday...Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 50s. Lows in the mid 30s.
Tuesday...Partly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the upper 50s. Lows in the lower 40s.
Tuesday Night...Partly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the upper 50s. Lows in the lower 40s.
Wednesday...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 50s.

Weather in the News

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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

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

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