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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: 3:53 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014
Sun & Moon Information:
Fair
Fair
Temp: 79°F
Humidity: 60%
Wind Speed: NE13.8MPH(12KT)
Barometer: 29.94 in.
Dewpoint: 64°F
Heat Index: 79°F
Wind Chill: 79°F
Civil Twilight: 5:37 AM EDT Moon Phase:
Waning Crescent Moon
Waning Crescent Moon
Sunrise: 6:08 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:57 PM EDT
Civil Twilight: 8:28 PM EDT
Forecast for Canton, New York:
Dated: 337 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014    Expires: 400 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014
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Showers Likely OCCASIONAL Showers Showers Likely Chance of Showers Partly Cloudy Partly Cloudy
Showers
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Showers
Likely
Chance
Of
Showers
Partly
Cloudy
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Cloudy
Lo: 65°F Hi: 75°F
Lo: 61°F Hi: 75°F
Lo: 60°F Hi: 79°F
Lo: 59°F
Pop: 90% Pop: 80% Pop: 70% Pop: 40%
ZoneCast:
Dated: 337 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014    Expires: 400 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014
Includes the Cities: Ogdensburg, Potsdam, Gouverneur


Tonight...Showers likely with a slight chance of thunderstorms until midnight...Then occasional showers after midnight. Lows in the mid 60s. Light and variable winds. Chance of rain 90 percent.
Thursday...Occasional showers. Humid with highs in the mid 70s. Light and variable winds. Chance of rain 80 percent.
Thursday Night...Cloudy. Showers likely...Mainly until midnight. Lows in the lower 60s. Light and variable winds. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Friday...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 70s. Light and variable winds.
Friday Night...Partly cloudy. Lows around 60. Light and variable winds.
Saturday...Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s. Lows in the upper 50s.
Sunday...Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s. Lows in the upper 50s.
Monday...Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s. Lows in the upper 50s.
Tuesday...Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s. Lows in the upper 50s.
Wednesday...Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s. Lows in the upper 50s.

Weather in the News

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Storm topples trees, power lines and tractor trailer

Several thousand customers are without power this morning around the North Country and Vermont following severe storms last night. The fast moving storm knocked down trees and power lines and caused a tractor trailer crash on the Northway. Authorities say the northbound lanes of I-87 were closed shortly before 5 pm after strong winds toppled the tractor trailer. No injuries or deaths were reported in connection with the storm. Donnie Dumont is a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Burlington.  Go to full article
Lightning strikes (Source:  NASA)
Lightning strikes (Source: NASA)

Heard Up North: Thunder

This Heard Up North is something we hear a lot in the summer: Thunder. Recent stormy weather inspired Brian Mann to record some of the more dramatic moments. And, to get an idea of what we're hearing, Jonathan Brown talked to National Weather Service meteorologist Maureen Breitbach.  Go to full article

Water woes in the garden

Martha Foley talks with horticulturist Amy Ivy about mulching, watering and fertilizing during dry spells.  Go to full article

Keep the garden moist when it's dry

Martha Foley and Amy Ivy of the Cornell Cooperative Extension discuss watering the garden as we still await a good soaking.  Go to full article

Call-in on regional climate change

Local weather and natural observations recorded for the region over many years give support for the claim that the North Country mirrors the rest of the world in experiencing a warming climate. What might that mean for the environment, the economy, and our way of life? Martha Foley, paleoclimatologist Curt Stager and physicist Aileen O'Donoghue discuss the possibilities and take calls from listeners.  Go to full article

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