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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 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014
Sun & Moon Information:
Fair
Fair
Temp: 37°F
Humidity: 57%
Wind Speed: CALM
Barometer: 30.44 in.
Dewpoint: 23°F
Heat Index: 37°F
Wind Chill: 37°F
Civil Twilight: 5:38 AM EDT Moon Phase:
Waning Gibbous Moon
Waning Gibbous Moon
Sunrise: 6:09 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:50 PM EDT
Civil Twilight: 8:21 PM EDT
Forecast for Canton, New York:
Dated: 707 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014    Expires: 400 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014
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Lo: 29°F Hi: 60°F
Lo: 40°F Hi: 61°F
Lo: 45°F Hi: 60°F
Lo: 39°F
Pop: 20% Pop: 40% Pop: 60%
ZoneCast:
Dated: 707 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014    Expires: 400 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014
Includes the Cities: Ogdensburg, Potsdam, Gouverneur


Tonight...Clear. Lows in the upper 20s. North winds around 10 mph until midnight...Becoming light and variable.
Sunday...Partly sunny. Highs around 60. Light and variable winds... Becoming southwest around 10 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night...Partly cloudy until midnight...Then mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers after midnight. Lows around 40. South winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Monday...Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 60s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Monday Night...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s. South winds around 10 mph.
Tuesday...Showers likely. Highs around 60. Lows in the upper 30s. Chance of rain 60 percent.
Tuesday Night...Showers likely. Highs around 60. Lows in the upper 30s. Chance of rain 60 percent.
Wednesday...Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 40s.
Wednesday Night...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s.
Thursday...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.
Thursday Night...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s.
Friday...Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 60s.
Friday Night...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper 50s.
Saturday...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper 50s.

Weather in the News

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"Leaf Peepers" Keep an Eye on Fall Colors

The North Country's colorful fall foliage continues its somewhat slower progression this season. A warm spell this month has resulted in a slower than usual change in the leaves, with near-peak colors expected to make their first appearance this weekend in some of the higher elevations of the Adirondacks. Todd Moe talks with Jim Carroll, of Tupper Lake, who is an official state "leaf peeper." He and his wife file weekly fall color reports from their living room window to the tourism office in Albany.  Go to full article
The crumbled edge of Cold Brook Dr. in South Colton provides a new waterfall. The culvert washout, below, on Rt. 56 will reroute traffic for weeks. Photos: Ed Fuhr
The crumbled edge of Cold Brook Dr. in South Colton provides a new waterfall. The culvert washout, below, on Rt. 56 will reroute traffic for weeks. Photos: Ed Fuhr

Rt. 56 Repairs to Take Weeks, Months

A major route connecting the St. Lawrence Valley and points south will be closed for two months, maybe more. Heavy rain over the weekend washed out two spots along Rt. 56 south of South Colton. Department of Transportation engineers and safety inspectors were on the scene as the waters receded. DOT public information officer Mike Flick told Martha Foley they found the damage was worse than expected.  Go to full article

Watching For Frost

The forecast is for temperatures in the 80s, but some spots reported frost over the past weekend. Amy Ivy talks about what's vulnerable, and what to do.  Go to full article

Governor Dispatches Air National Guard

Governor Pataki dispatched a cargo plane New York's Air National Guard to help the relief effort in Louisiana.  Go to full article

Rising Oil Prices Mean High Heating Costs

With energy costs rising substantially for a second year, and oil prices hitting new record highs, home heating bills are expected to soar. Heating oil prices in the North Country are already up 6% this month, to $2.34 a gallon. That's 80 cents higher than last September. Propane and natural gas prices are also skyrocketing.

The price of heating oil is of particular concern in the region, since the North Country uses a disproportionate share statewide of heating oil. In rural districts, far from gas pipelines, some families will bear the winter in old housing stock. At these prices, that spells trouble.  Go to full article

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