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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: 2:53 AM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014
Sun & Moon Information:
Fair
Fair
Temp: 51°F
Humidity: 100%
Wind Speed: CALM
Barometer: 30.13 in.
Dewpoint: 51°F
Heat Index: 51°F
Wind Chill: 51°F
Civil Twilight: 5:49 AM EDT Moon Phase:
Waxing Crescent Moon
Waxing Crescent Moon
Sunrise: 6:19 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:42 PM EDT
Civil Twilight: 8:12 PM EDT
Forecast for Canton, New York:
Dated: 316 AM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014    Expires: 400 PM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014
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Hi: 71°F
Lo: 55°F Hi: 81°F
Lo: 69°F Hi: 80°F
Lo: 65°F
Pop: 50% Pop: 70% Pop: 60%
ZoneCast:
Dated: 316 AM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014    Expires: 400 PM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014
Includes the Cities: Ogdensburg, Potsdam, Gouverneur


Today...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. Light and variable winds.
Tonight...Mostly clear until midnight...Then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Light and variable winds.
Saturday...Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 60s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some thunderstorms May produce heavy rainfall. Humid with highs around 80. Southwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Sunday Night...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some thunderstorms May produce heavy rainfall. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 60 percent.
Labor Day...Partly sunny with a chance of showers. Highs in the upper 70s. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Monday Night...Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 60s.
Tuesday...Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 80. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Tuesday Night...Partly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 60s.
Wednesday...Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s. Lows in the upper 50s.
Thursday...Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s. Lows 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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