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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: 5:53 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014
Sun & Moon Information:
Overcast
Overcast
Temp: 67°F
Humidity: 97%
Wind Speed: E3.5MPH(3KT)
Barometer: 29.99 in.
Dewpoint: 66°F
Heat Index: 67°F
Wind Chill: 67°F
Civil Twilight: 5:38 AM EDT Moon Phase:
Waning Crescent Moon
Waning Crescent Moon
Sunrise: 6:09 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:55 PM EDT
Civil Twilight: 8:26 PM EDT
Forecast for Canton, New York:
Dated: 342 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014    Expires: 400 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014
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Hi: 75°F
Lo: 60°F Hi: 75°F
Lo: 55°F Hi: 79°F
Lo: 59°F
Pop: 70% Pop: 70% Pop: 30%
ZoneCast:
Dated: 342 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014    Expires: 400 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014
Includes the Cities: Ogdensburg, Potsdam, Gouverneur


Today...Showers likely. A chance of thunderstorms this afternoon. Highs in the mid 70s. Light and variable winds. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Tonight...Cloudy. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms until midnight...Then a chance of showers after midnight. Lows around 60. Light and variable winds. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Friday...Cloudy. A chance of showers...Mainly in the morning. Highs in the mid 70s. East winds around 10 mph in the morning...Becoming light and variable. Chance of rain 30 percent.
Friday Night...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Light and variable winds.
Saturday...Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Light and variable winds.
Saturday Night...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s.
Sunday...Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 80s. Lows around 60.
Monday...Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 80s. Lows around 60.
Tuesday...Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 80s. Lows around 60.
Wednesday...Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 80s. Lows around 60.

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Floods Hit Essex County

Heavy rains Saturday and Sunday triggered flooding in parts of Essex County. Roads were closed near Keene, Jay, and Elizabethtown. Brian Mann has details.  Go to full article

Dry Conditions Spark More Burn Bans

Franklin County is the latest to issue a ban on burning trash or debris outdoors. St. Lawrence and Jefferson Counties also have bans in place. Nearly two weeks with little or no rainfall and lots of sun have led to hundreds of brush fires across the North Country. Volunteer fire departments are being stretched thin. David Sommerstein reports.  Go to full article

St. Lawrence County Warns Against Burning

St. Lawrence County is asking its residents not to burn grass or trash outside until conditions get wetter. Almost 30 fires burned out of control in just two days in the county. David Sommerstein reports.  Go to full article

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

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