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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 PM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014
Sun & Moon Information:
Fair
Fair
Temp: 77°F
Humidity: 60%
Wind Speed: SW5.8MPH(5KT)
Barometer: 30.10 in.
Dewpoint: 62°F
Heat Index: 77°F
Wind Chill: 77°F
Civil Twilight: 5:13 AM EDT Moon Phase:
Waxing Crescent Moon
Waxing Crescent Moon
Sunrise: 5:46 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:25 PM EDT
Civil Twilight: 8:58 PM EDT
Forecast for Canton, New York:
Dated: 337 PM EDT FRI AUG 01 2014    Expires: 400 AM EDT SAT AUG 02 2014
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Lo: 61°F Hi: 79°F
Lo: 61°F Hi: 79°F
Lo: 60°F Hi: 80°F
Lo: 59°F
Pop: 50% Pop: 50% Pop: 50%
ZoneCast:
Dated: 337 PM EDT FRI AUG 01 2014    Expires: 400 AM EDT SAT AUG 02 2014
Includes the Cities: Ogdensburg, Potsdam, Gouverneur


Tonight...Mostly clear until midnight...Then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Southwest winds around 10 mph until midnight...Becoming light and variable.
Saturday...Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Light and variable winds. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Saturday Night...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms until midnight...Then a slight chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the lower 60s. Light and variable winds. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Sunday...Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Light and variable winds. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Sunday Night...Partly cloudy. Lows around 60. Light and variable winds.
Monday...Partly cloudy. Highs around 80. Lows in the upper 50s.
Monday Night...Partly cloudy. Highs around 80. Lows in the upper 50s.
Tuesday...Partly sunny with a chance of showers. Highs in the upper 70s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Tuesday Night...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.
Wednesday...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.
Thursday...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.
Friday...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.

Weather in the News

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Lightning strikes (Source:  NASA)
Lightning strikes (Source: NASA)

Heard Up North: Thunder

This Heard Up North is something we hear a lot in the summer: Thunder. Recent stormy weather inspired Brian Mann to record some of the more dramatic moments. And, to get an idea of what we're hearing, Jonathan Brown talked to National Weather Service meteorologist Maureen Breitbach.  Go to full article

Water woes in the garden

Martha Foley talks with horticulturist Amy Ivy about mulching, watering and fertilizing during dry spells.  Go to full article

Keep the garden moist when it's dry

Martha Foley and Amy Ivy of the Cornell Cooperative Extension discuss watering the garden as we still await a good soaking.  Go to full article

Call-in on regional climate change

Local weather and natural observations recorded for the region over many years give support for the claim that the North Country mirrors the rest of the world in experiencing a warming climate. What might that mean for the environment, the economy, and our way of life? Martha Foley, paleoclimatologist Curt Stager and physicist Aileen O'Donoghue discuss the possibilities and take calls from listeners.  Go to full article
Reseacher Steve Long is growing crops in the atmosphere of 2050.
Reseacher Steve Long is growing crops in the atmosphere of 2050.

Climate Change: Will CO2 help farms?

For years, researchers studying the effects of climate change on agriculture have focused on two big issues: the availability of water and the impact of increasing carbon dioxide levels in our atmosphere. Carbon dioxide released from our cars and factories is the number one cause of global warming. But scientists have long theorized that more of the gas in the atmosphere could actually help grow bigger plants. New research is challenging that assumption. David Sommerstein went to the breadbasket in Illinois to learn more.  Go to full article

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