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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 AM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014
Sun & Moon Information:
Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
Temp: 58°F
Humidity: 93%
Wind Speed: SW3.5MPH(3KT)
Barometer: 30.11 in.
Dewpoint: 56°F
Heat Index: 58°F
Wind Chill: 58°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: 636 AM EDT FRI AUG 01 2014    Expires: 400 PM EDT FRI AUG 01 2014
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Hi: 80°F
Lo: 60°F Hi: 79°F
Lo: 61°F Hi: 79°F
Lo: 61°F
Pop: 50% Pop: 40% Pop: 50%
ZoneCast:
Dated: 636 AM EDT FRI AUG 01 2014    Expires: 400 PM EDT FRI AUG 01 2014
Includes the Cities: Ogdensburg, Potsdam, Gouverneur


Today...Partly sunny. Highs around 80. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight...Mostly clear until midnight...Then becoming partly cloudy. Lows around 60. Southwest winds around 10 mph until midnight...Becoming light and variable.
Saturday...Partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 70s. Light and variable winds. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Saturday Night...Partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Light and variable winds. Chance of rain 40 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 in the lower 60s.
Monday...Partly sunny with a chance of showers. Highs around 80. Chance of rain 30 percent.
Monday Night...Partly cloudy. Lows around 60.
Tuesday...Partly sunny with a chance of showers. Highs in the mid 70s. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Tuesday Night...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s.
Wednesday...Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 70s.
Wednesday Night...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Thursday...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 70s.

Weather in the News

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The Invasion of the Tent Caterpillars

Martha Foley and Amy Ivy talk about the eastern and forest tent caterpillar outbreaks across the region, and the best choices for top soil in their weekly gardening chat.  Go to full article

Heard Up North: Clearing Brush

It's the eternal struggle of every homeowner in the North Country. How to keep the fast-growing thicket of weeds and brush from taking over the yard? Burn bans have made the task especially daunting this spring. The ban's been lifted, for now. People are burning grass and clearing brush. Here's today's Heard Up North.  Go to full article

Heard Up North: A Cold Swim in the Oswegatchie

It was a chilly, rainy 45 degrees yesterday afternoon in DeKalb. That didn't stop three St. Lawrence University students from using the rope swing on the Oswegatchie River near Coopers Falls. Zach Turner, Kevin Daly, and Wade McDonald are today's Heard Up North.  Go to full article
Bill McKibben
Bill McKibben

Global Warming, North Country Style

The debate over global warming and climate change has, for the most part, ended. It's for real. Last week's cover of Time Magazine screamed "Be worried, be very worried". Environmental writer Bill McKibben has been saying that since the late 1980s, when his book The End of Nature sounded one of the earliest alarms about global warming. McKibben's also a practiced student of North Country ecology. He lives part-time in the southern Adirondack town of Johnsburg. McKibben sat down with David Sommerstein to envision what the North Country might be like in a warmer world. He says it's already happening.  Go to full article
Bob Andrews on his farm.
Bob Andrews on his farm.

A Year on the Farm: It's Management, Dummy

Spend time around a dairy farm, and you'll learn a lot about the farmer who owns it. Some barnyards are muddy and chaotic, others immaculate and organized. Some farmers get obsessed with grazing, or breeding perfect heifers, or using bugs to fight disease on their fields. Some love big tractors, others hate 'em. David Sommerstein's doing a year of stories on everyday dairy farming with Bob Andrews, who farms near Gouverneur. Bob's a manager.  Go to full article

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