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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: 3:53 PM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014
Sun & Moon Information:
Fair
Fair
Temp: 78°F
Humidity: 54%
Wind Speed: E12.7MPH(11KT)
Barometer: 30.13 in.
Dewpoint: 60°F
Heat Index: 78°F
Wind Chill: 78°F
Civil Twilight: 5:41 AM EDT Moon Phase:
Waning Crescent Moon
Waning Crescent Moon
Sunrise: 6:12 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:52 PM EDT
Civil Twilight: 8:23 PM EDT
Forecast for Canton, New York:
Dated: 330 PM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014    Expires: 400 AM EDT SUN AUG 24 2014
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TONIGHT SUNDAY SUNDAY
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MONDAY MONDAY
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TUESDAY
Clear Sunny Clear Sunny Clear Partly Cloudy
Clear Sunny Clear Sunny Clear Partly
Cloudy
Lo: 55°F Hi: 79°F
Lo: 59°F Hi: 81°F
Lo: 61°F Hi: 81°F
Lo: 65°F
ZoneCast:
Dated: 330 PM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014    Expires: 400 AM EDT SUN AUG 24 2014
Includes the Cities: Ogdensburg, Potsdam, Gouverneur


Tonight...Clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Light and variable winds.
Sunday...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Light and variable winds.
Sunday Night...Clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Light and variable winds.
Monday...Sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. Light and variable winds.
Monday Night...Clear. Lows in the lower 60s. Light and variable winds.
Tuesday...Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 80s. Lows in the mid 60s.
Tuesday Night...Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 80s. Lows in the mid 60s.
Wednesday...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers. Highs around 80. Lows around 60. Chance of rain 30 percent.
Wednesday Night...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers. Highs around 80. Lows around 60. Chance of rain 30 percent.
Thursday...Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 70s.
Thursday Night...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower 70s.
Friday...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower 70s.
Friday Night...Partly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower 70s.
Saturday...Partly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower 70s.

Weather in the News

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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
Dr. Cameron Wake
Dr. Cameron Wake

Climate Change will alter Northeast

40 scientists from across the Northeast have collaborated to project the region's climate through the end of the century. The conclusion of the Northeast Climate Impacts Assessment, released last June, is that the very character of the Northeast is in danger. Cameron Wake is one of the team's co-leaders. He's a researcher at the University of New Hampshire's Climate Change Center. Wake told David Sommerstein the scientists used two future scenarios.  Go to full article

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