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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: 10:53 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014
Sun & Moon Information:
Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
Temp: 65°F
Humidity: 81%
Wind Speed: W4.6MPH(4KT)
Barometer: 29.96 in.
Dewpoint: 59°F
Heat Index: 65°F
Wind Chill: 65°F
Civil Twilight: 5:46 AM EDT Moon Phase:
Waxing Crescent Moon
Waxing Crescent Moon
Sunrise: 6:16 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:45 PM EDT
Civil Twilight: 8:16 PM EDT
Forecast for Canton, New York:
Dated: 1021 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014    Expires: 400 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014
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Lo: 55°F Hi: 71°F
Lo: 49°F Hi: 71°F
Lo: 59°F Hi: 81°F
Pop: 40%
ZoneCast:
Dated: 1021 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014    Expires: 400 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014
Includes the Cities: Ogdensburg, Potsdam, Gouverneur


Rest Of Tonight...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Light and variable winds.
Thursday...Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
Thursday Night...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Northwest winds around 10 mph until midnight...Becoming light and variable.
Friday...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. Light and variable winds.
Friday Night...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. South winds around 10 mph.
Saturday...Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Warmer with highs in the lower 80s. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Saturday Night...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Sunday...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs around 80. Chance of rain 60 percent.
Sunday Night...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Labor Day...Partly sunny with a chance of showers. Highs in the upper 70s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Monday Night...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s.
Tuesday...Partly sunny with a chance of showers. Highs in the upper 70s. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Tuesday Night...Partly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Wednesday...Partly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 70s.

Weather in the News

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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

Drowning in the Garden

Martha Foley talks with horticulturist Amy Ivy, of the Clinton and Essex Counties' Cornell Cooperative Extension, about cutting losses in a wet year.  Go to full article

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