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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 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014
Sun & Moon Information:
Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
Temp: 69°F
Humidity: 96%
Wind Speed: S8.1MPH(7KT)
Barometer: 29.92 in.
Dewpoint: 68°F
Heat Index: 69°F
Wind Chill: 69°F
Civil Twilight: 5:51 AM EDT Moon Phase:
Waxing Crescent Moon
Waxing Crescent Moon
Sunrise: 6:21 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:38 PM EDT
Civil Twilight: 8:08 PM EDT
Forecast for Canton, New York:
Dated: 339 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014    Expires: 400 PM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014
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Hi: 79°F
Lo: 65°F Hi: 81°F
Lo: 69°F Hi: 81°F
Lo: 61°F
Pop: 70% Pop: 40% Pop: 70% Pop: 70%
ZoneCast:
Dated: 339 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014    Expires: 400 PM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014
Includes the Cities: Ogdensburg, Potsdam, Gouverneur


Today...Cloudy with a chance of thunderstorms. Showers likely... Mainly this morning. Some thunderstorms May produce heavy rainfall. Highs in the upper 70s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph this afternoon. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Tonight...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms until midnight...Then partly cloudy after midnight. Humid with lows in the mid 60s. Southwest winds around 10 mph with gusts up to 25 mph until midnight...Becoming light and variable. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Labor Day...Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. Light and variable winds...Becoming southwest around 10 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s. South winds around 10 mph.
Tuesday...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Humid with highs in the lower 80s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Tuesday Night...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Wednesday...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s.
Wednesday Night...Clear. Lows in the upper 50s.
Thursday...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.
Thursday Night...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 70s.
Friday...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 70s.
Friday Night...Partly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower 70s.
Saturday...Partly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower 70s.

Weather in the News

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"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

Ausable ice jam breaks

A flood warning remains in effect through this afternoon along rivers and streams in Clinton, Essex, eastern St. Lawrence and Franklin counties, as well as parts of Vermont. A state of emergency was declared in the Town of Jay, along the Ausable River. County officials say there have been no injuries. Officials from both Essex and Franklin counties were watching as an ice jam at Ausable Forks moved downstream this afternoon, and the river was falling. Emergency officials also reported an ice jam and flooding in Champlain. Evacuations were underway. Brian Mann was also watching the Ausable. He spoke with Martha Foley at midafternoon.  Go to full article
Garnett and Jeanie Barr, Depauville, are warmer this winter.
Garnett and Jeanie Barr, Depauville, are warmer this winter.

Seniors struggle to stay warm

Remember a couple months ago when it felt like spring on Christmas Day? If this winter has taught us anything, it's that warm spells aside, the North Country still has bitter cold and heavy snows. The deep winter hits senior citizens especially hard. Many older people lack the money, health, or energy to keep their homes warm. As David Sommerstein reports, help is out there, but many programs go underused.  Go to full article

Seaway sets earliest opening date

The St. Lawrence Seaway will re-open for shipping this year on March 21st. As David Sommerstein reports, it's the earliest opening in the waterway's 49-year history.  Go to full article

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