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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: 8:53 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014
Sun & Moon Information:
Fair
Fair
Temp: 36°F
Humidity: 50%
Wind Speed: NW16.1MPH(14KT)
Barometer: 30.03 in.
Dewpoint: 19°F
Heat Index: 36°F
Wind Chill: 26°F
Civil Twilight: 5:29 AM EDT Moon Phase:
Waning Crescent Moon
Waning Crescent Moon
Sunrise: 6:01 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:56 PM EDT
Civil Twilight: 8:27 PM EDT
Forecast for Canton, New York:
Dated: 617 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014    Expires: 400 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014
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Hi: 51°F
Lo: 25°F Hi: 59°F
Lo: 39°F Hi: 51°F
Lo: 35°F
Pop: 20% Pop: 60% Pop: 50% Pop: 50%
ZoneCast:
Dated: 617 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014    Expires: 400 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014
Includes the Cities: Ogdensburg, Potsdam, Gouverneur


Today...Sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
Tonight...Clear until midnight...Then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Northwest winds around 10 mph until midnight... Becoming light and variable.
Friday...Partly sunny in the morning...Then mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 50s. Light and variable winds...Becoming east around 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Friday Night...Showers likely. Lows in the upper 30s. East winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.
Saturday...Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 50s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
Saturday Night...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 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 sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.
Tuesday Night...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 40s.
Wednesday...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 50s.

Weather in the News

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Farmers facing real winter weather

Temperatures this winter have left a lot of people wondering... December's 70-degree days caused flowers to bloom - but also contributed to concerns over global warming. This week's cold snap - reassuring to some - has raised new questions about the health of the North Country's ecosystem. What do these fluctuating temperatures do to plants, soils and watersheds? Was there any damage to area farms? Or livestock? Jonathan Brown put these questions to farm-business manager Bill Van Loo, at the Cornell Cooperative Extension.  Go to full article

Late winter may not mean late spring

Roads were slick, causing accidents across the state. A harried-sounding officer at the State Police station in Ray Brook yesterday afternoon said, "There are more accidents than I have time to count." Meteorologist Brook Taber with the National Weather Service says the snow and freezing rain will taper off as cold temperatures move in. He told Jonathan Brown that the weather is just getting back to normal.  Go to full article

Winter comes back to the North Country

Winter finally returned to the North Country today with snow, freezing rain and wintry conditions that have mostly been a no-show this season.

Tree limbs and power lines are snapping. In Saratoga County, an estimated 40,000 people are without power. It's not expected to be restored until tomorrow.

The Red Cross is opening a shelter and warming center for area residents at the Maple Avenue Middle School between Six and Seven tonight.

Western and central New York metro areas are also reporting up to a half-inch of ice on roads, trees and power lines. As a result, almost 40,000 homes in the Syracuse area are without power - more than 50,000 homes around Rochester.

Roads are tied up because of snow, accidents and even some fatalities across the region.

A harried officer at the State Police headquarters in Ray Brook said, "There are more accidents than I have time to count." He warns that all roads are now snow-covered and slippery.

To get a better sense of the weather system that has moved in to the area, Jonathan Brown called the National Weather Service in Burlington, Vermont. Meteorologist Brook Taber, says things are just getting back to normal.  Go to full article

Warm winter damage to plants

Martha Foley talks with Co-operative Extension horticulturist Amy Ivy about the consequences to plants of prolonged warm winter weather.  Go to full article

Chili cook-off at the VIC

Martha Foley talks with Andy Flynn of the Paul Smiths VIC about the weather and winter events there this weekend.  Go to full article

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