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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: 7:53 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014
Sun & Moon Information:
Fair
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Temp: 60°F
Humidity: 90%
Wind Speed: CALM
Barometer: 30.01 in.
Dewpoint: 57°F
Heat Index: 60°F
Wind Chill: 60°F
Civil Twilight: 5:12 AM EDT Moon Phase:
Waxing Crescent Moon
Waxing Crescent Moon
Sunrise: 5:45 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:26 PM EDT
Civil Twilight: 9:00 PM EDT
Forecast for Canton, New York:
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Hi: 71°F
Lo: 55°F Hi: 79°F
Lo: 61°F Hi: 79°F
Lo: 61°F
Pop: 70% Pop: 50%
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Includes the Cities: Ogdensburg, Potsdam, Gouverneur


Today...Mostly cloudy with scattered showers this morning...Then partly sunny with numerous showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. Highs in the lower 70s. Southwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Tonight...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. South winds around 10 mph.
Friday...Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
Friday Night...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. South winds around 10 mph.
Saturday...Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Light and variable winds. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Saturday Night...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s.
Sunday...Partly sunny with a chance of showers. Highs in the upper 70s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Sunday Night...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s.
Monday...Partly sunny with a chance of showers. Highs in the upper 70s. Chance of rain 40 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. Highs in the mid 70s.
Wednesday...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 70s.

Weather in the News

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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

Spring fire season sparks brush blazes

State officials have raised the fire danger in the Adirondack North Country to "high." Local fire squads and forest rangers with the Department of Environmental Conservation have already battled more than a dozen brush fires from Altona in Clinton County to Argyle in Washington County. The biggest blaze burned fifty acres over the weekend in the Flat Rock State Forest in Clinton County. A fire on the summit of Cobble Mountain in Warren County drew more than fifty firefighters. Brian Mann checked in with forest ranger Captain John Streif, who says all open burning should stop until fire conditions change.  Go to full article

Inuit tell of warming Arctic

The Arctic is among the regions hit hardest by early climate change. Inuit artists from Nunavut, Labrador and other Arctic territories are eyewitnesses to warmer winters. They gather in Ottawa twice a year for meetings of the Inuit Art Foundation. Lucy Martin spent an afternoon with the artists last April. They told her their lives are already changing. Note: The Inuit Art Foundation artists return to Ottawa for their "Arts Alive" celebration this Saturday, April 21, from 10 to 4.  Go to full article

"Poor man's fertilizer"

Spring snow. It effects people in different ways. Some try to see our recent weather in a positive light. And because this is the North Country - where spring snow is just another symptom of the region's famous cold - people have special names for this weather.
North Country Public Radio gave listeners a chance to share some of those names. And that led Jonathan Brown to a series of conversations with people across the region.  Go to full article
Ice crowds under the bridge in Ausable Forks (Photos courtesy of:  Martha Spear)
Ice crowds under the bridge in Ausable Forks (Photos courtesy of: Martha Spear)

Ice dams flood two North Country communities

Local officials watched nervously Monday across the North Country as rivers rose with early spring rain and melting snow. Ice dams were the big worry. A bottleneck of ice on the Great Chazy River forced residents to evacuate neighborhoods in Champlain. Another dam on the Ausable River triggered flooding in the town of Jay, where a state of emergency was declared. Brian Mann was in the village of Ausable Forks yesterday when crews fought to dislodge one of the massive clots of ice. He sent this report.  Go to full article

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