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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 THU AUG 28 2014
Sun & Moon Information:
Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
Temp: 60°F
Humidity: 90%
Wind Speed: W4.6MPH(4KT)
Barometer: 29.96 in.
Dewpoint: 57°F
Heat Index: 60°F
Wind Chill: 60°F
Civil Twilight: 5:47 AM EDT Moon Phase:
Waxing Crescent Moon
Waxing Crescent Moon
Sunrise: 6:18 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:43 PM EDT
Civil Twilight: 8:14 PM EDT
Forecast for Canton, New York:
Dated: 313 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014    Expires: 400 PM EDT THU AUG 28 2014
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Hi: 70°F
Lo: 49°F Hi: 71°F
Lo: 59°F Hi: 81°F
Lo: 69°F
Pop: 30% Pop: 50%
ZoneCast:
Dated: 313 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014    Expires: 400 PM EDT THU AUG 28 2014
Includes the Cities: Ogdensburg, Potsdam, Gouverneur


Today...Partly sunny. Highs around 70. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
Tonight...Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Northwest winds around 10 mph until midnight...Becoming light and variable.
Friday...Sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. Light and variable winds.
Friday Night...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. South winds around 10 mph.
Saturday...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Warmer with highs in the lower 80s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 60s.
Sunday...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the upper 70s. Chance of rain 60 percent.
Sunday Night...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Labor Day...Partly sunny with a chance of showers. Highs around 80. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Monday Night...Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 60s.
Tuesday...Partly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 70s. Lows in the upper 50s.
Tuesday Night...Partly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 70s. Lows in the upper 50s.
Wednesday...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s.

Weather in the News

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Flood Warnings & Watches Across Region

Flood watches and warnings are in effect across much of the North Country this morning. The National Weather Service described the situation as "extremely dangerous" and reported that rising water has forced evacuations in the town of Herkimer.

A flash flood watch is in effect in Lewis County. Most of Hamilton County is under a flood warning. High water alerts have been posted for the areas around Old Forge, Speculator, and Indian Lake.

In Essex County, the National Weathers Service says high water is possible on the Ausable and the Boquet Rivers. As of last night, Lake George was already above flood stage.  Go to full article
Bill Knoble's garden. Photo by Bill Knoble.
Bill Knoble's garden. Photo by Bill Knoble.

Heard up North: "My Garden is White..." Hailstorm Hits North Country

Thunderstorms and heavy rain hit much of the North Country yesterday and last night. Many parts of the Adirondacks were without power. The storms also brought a fast and furious hailstorm. Bill Knoble of Chestertown told Gregory Warner he's never seen anything like it.  Go to full article

Officials Watch Clinton County Dams

Emergency officials are still monitoring two dams on the Great Chazy River in Clinton County. After a week of heavy rain, a six-foot hole opened in the cement dam at Miner Lake, in the Town of Altona. Brian Mann spoke yesterday afternoon with Eric day, head of the county Office of Emergency Services.  Go to full article
Bob Andrews and his furrowed fields in Fowler.
Bob Andrews and his furrowed fields in Fowler.

A Year on the Farm: Plowing in Between the Rocks

When you drive across the North Country at this time of year, you'll see some farm fields already green with shoots. Others are deep brown and ready for seeding. Some haven't changed since winter. Soils vary according to microregion. Some of the last fields to be tilled are near Gouverneur, where the clay soil is cool and wet. That's where farmer Bob Andrews lives. David Sommerstein hopped on his tractor for this month's edition of A Year on the Farm.  Go to full article

Keeping an Eye on the Sky

A couple living on the north shore of Raquette Lake will be keeping an eye on the weather this year. Jackie and Jordan Hornstein recently attended a severe weather watch workshop by the National Weather Service. The NWS relies on volunteers to help track the weather in remote parts of the North Country. Todd Moe spoke with Jackie Hornstein about the region's weather -- from lake effect snow to "Black Fly" season.  Go to full article

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