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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: 6:53 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014
Sun & Moon Information:
Overcast
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Temp: 40°F
Humidity: 89%
Wind Speed: NW10.4MPH(9KT)
Barometer: 30.29 in.
Dewpoint: 37°F
Heat Index: 40°F
Wind Chill: 33°F
Civil Twilight: 5:38 AM EDT Moon Phase:
Waning Gibbous Moon
Waning Gibbous Moon
Sunrise: 6:09 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:50 PM EDT
Civil Twilight: 8:21 PM EDT
Forecast for Canton, New York:
Dated: 717 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014    Expires: 400 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014
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Hi: 45°F
Lo: 25°F Hi: 59°F
Lo: 40°F Hi: 61°F
Lo: 45°F
Pop: 20% Pop: 30%
ZoneCast:
Dated: 717 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014    Expires: 400 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014
Includes the Cities: Ogdensburg, Potsdam, Gouverneur


Today...Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers this morning...Then mostly sunny this afternoon. Breezy with highs in the mid 40s. Northwest winds 20 to 25 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Tonight...Clear and breezy. Lows in the mid 20s. North winds 20 to 25 mph until midnight...Becoming light and variable.
Sunday...Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. Light and variable winds...Becoming southwest around 10 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night...Partly cloudy. Lows around 40. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
Monday...Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.
Monday Night...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s.
Tuesday...Showers likely. Highs in the upper 50s. Chance of rain 60 percent.
Tuesday Night...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs around 50.
Wednesday...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs around 50.
Wednesday Night...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s.
Thursday...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.
Thursday Night...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower 60s.
Friday...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower 60s.

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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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