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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 MON SEP 1 2014
Sun & Moon Information:
FOG and MIST
Fog And Mist
Temp: 67°F
Humidity: 100%
Wind Speed: SW5.8MPH(5KT)
Barometer: 29.92 in.
Dewpoint: 67°F
Heat Index: 67°F
Wind Chill: 67°F
Civil Twilight: 5:51 AM EDT Moon Phase:
Waxing Gibbous Moon
Waxing Gibbous Moon
Sunrise: 6:21 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:38 PM EDT
Civil Twilight: 8:08 PM EDT
Forecast for Canton, New York:
Dated: 323 AM EDT MON SEP 01 2014    Expires: 400 PM EDT MON SEP 01 2014
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Chance
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Chance
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Hi: 81°F
Lo: 65°F Hi: 79°F
Lo: 59°F Hi: 79°F
Lo: 59°F
Pop: 20% Pop: 50% Pop: 50%
ZoneCast:
Dated: 323 AM EDT MON SEP 01 2014    Expires: 400 PM EDT MON SEP 01 2014
Includes the Cities: Ogdensburg, Potsdam, Gouverneur


Today...Patchy fog this morning. Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
Tonight...Mostly clear until midnight...Then partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the mid 60s. South winds around 10 mph until midnight...Becoming light and variable. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Tuesday...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. A chance of thunderstorms...Mainly in the afternoon. Humid with highs in the upper 70s. Southwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Tuesday Night...Partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Southwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Wednesday...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
Wednesday Night...Clear. Lows in the upper 50s.
Thursday...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.
Thursday Night...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s.
Friday...Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 80s.
Friday Night...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows around 60. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Saturday...Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Not as warm with highs around 70. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Saturday Night...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the upper 60s.
Sunday...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the upper 60s.

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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