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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 TUE SEP 2 2014
Sun & Moon Information:
Fair
Fair
Temp: 72°F
Humidity: 91%
Wind Speed: SW8.1MPH(7KT)
Barometer: 29.79 in.
Dewpoint: 69°F
Heat Index: 72°F
Wind Chill: 72°F
Civil Twilight: 5:52 AM EDT Moon Phase:
Waxing Gibbous Moon
Waxing Gibbous Moon
Sunrise: 6:22 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:36 PM EDT
Civil Twilight: 8:06 PM EDT
Forecast for Canton, New York:
Dated: 710 AM EDT TUE SEP 02 2014    Expires: 400 PM EDT TUE SEP 02 2014
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Hi: 80°F
Lo: 60°F Hi: 79°F
Lo: 59°F Hi: 79°F
Lo: 65°F
Pop: 70% Pop: 60%
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Dated: 710 AM EDT TUE SEP 02 2014    Expires: 400 PM EDT TUE SEP 02 2014
Includes the Cities: Ogdensburg, Potsdam, Gouverneur


Today...Partly sunny with a chance of showers this morning...Then mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely this afternoon. Some thunderstorms May produce gusty winds and small hail this afternoon. Highs around 80. Southwest winds around 10 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph this afternoon. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Tonight...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms likely until midnight...Then partly cloudy after midnight. Some thunderstorms May produce gusty winds and small hail until midnight. Lows around 60. Southwest winds around 10 mph until midnight... Becoming light and variable. Chance of rain 60 percent.
Wednesday...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Light and variable winds...Becoming west around 10 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night...Clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
Thursday...Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
Thursday Night...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s.
Friday...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Lows around 60. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Friday Night...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Lows around 60. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Saturday...Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 60s. 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.
Sunday Night...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs around 70.
Monday...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs around 70.

Weather in the News

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Rain does little to ease North Country drought

As we've been reporting, the region's recent dry spell has hurt some farmers and forced at least one municipal water provider to use back up pumps. In Oneida County, the executive administrator declared a water emergency yesterday. The County gets much of its drinking water from Hinkley Reservoir. The basin at the southwest corner of the Adirondack Park is at its lowest level since it was created in 1915. Emergency management officials estimate that without rain, Hinkley Reservoir could be completely dry in 10 days. Officials in the Adirondacks lowered fire danger levels to moderate, but, as Jonathan Brown reports, many North Country counties are still worried about wild fires.  Go to full article

Small wild fires plague Adirondacks

As we reported yesterday, low water levels and a shortage of rain have brought drought conditions to the region. There are showers in the forecast for the next few days, but fire officials are still concerned about dry conditions. yesterday, three small wild fires were burning in the Adirondack backcountry. Jonathan Brown reports.  Go to full article

How the drought affects garden chores

Martha Foley talks with horticulturist Amy Ivy about the dry conditions in the garden and yard. Amy says summer chores continue, while some fall work should be delayed.  Go to full article

Canal agency mulls tapping upstate reservoirs

Water levels in some central New York reservoirs have hit all-time lows. This is forcing state officials like Carmella Mantello, the director of New York Canal Corp., to get water from secondary or even tertiary sources.  Go to full article
Jim Carroll's photos at Bog River Falls of the fall foliage
Jim Carroll's photos at Bog River Falls of the fall foliage

Fall colors emerge

Trees across the North Country and Vermont are showing their fall colors. Foliage season only lasts a few weeks in late September and early October. Jim Carroll and his wife Gina are volunteer "leaf peepers" in Tupper Lake. Todd Moe spoke with Jim about the vivid and varied colors this week.  Go to full article

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