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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: 11:53 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014
Sun & Moon Information:
Fair
Fair
Temp: 42°F
Humidity: 35%
Wind Speed: NW4.6MPH(4KT)
Barometer: 30.05 in.
Dewpoint: 16°F
Heat Index: 42°F
Wind Chill: 39°F
Civil Twilight: 5:27 AM EDT Moon Phase:
Waning Crescent Moon
Waning Crescent Moon
Sunrise: 5:59 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:57 PM EDT
Civil Twilight: 8:29 PM EDT
Forecast for Canton, New York:
Dated: 1033 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014    Expires: 400 AM EDT FRI APR 25 2014
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Lo: 29°F Hi: 61°F
Lo: 40°F Hi: 49°F
Lo: 39°F Hi: 51°F
Lo: 39°F
Pop: 20% Pop: 90% Pop: 70% Pop: 70%
ZoneCast:
Dated: 1033 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014    Expires: 400 AM EDT FRI APR 25 2014
Includes the Cities: Ogdensburg, Potsdam, Gouverneur


Rest Of Tonight...Clear until midnight...Then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Light and variable winds.
Friday...Partly sunny. A slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 60s. Light and variable winds... Becoming east around 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Friday Night...Showers. Lows around 40. East winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent.
Saturday...Showers likely. Highs in the upper 40s. Southwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Saturday Night...Showers likely. Lows in the upper 30s. Northwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Sunday...Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 50s. Lows in the upper 30s.
Monday...Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 50s. Lows in the upper 30s.
Tuesday...Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.
Tuesday Night...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the upper 50s.
Wednesday...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the upper 50s.
Wednesday Night...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 40s.
Thursday...Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 50s.

Weather in the News

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Bill McKibben
Bill McKibben

Global Warming, North Country Style

The debate over global warming and climate change has, for the most part, ended. It's for real. Last week's cover of Time Magazine screamed "Be worried, be very worried". Environmental writer Bill McKibben has been saying that since the late 1980s, when his book The End of Nature sounded one of the earliest alarms about global warming. McKibben's also a practiced student of North Country ecology. He lives part-time in the southern Adirondack town of Johnsburg. McKibben sat down with David Sommerstein to envision what the North Country might be like in a warmer world. He says it's already happening.  Go to full article
Bob Andrews on his farm.
Bob Andrews on his farm.

A Year on the Farm: It's Management, Dummy

Spend time around a dairy farm, and you'll learn a lot about the farmer who owns it. Some barnyards are muddy and chaotic, others immaculate and organized. Some farmers get obsessed with grazing, or breeding perfect heifers, or using bugs to fight disease on their fields. Some love big tractors, others hate 'em. David Sommerstein's doing a year of stories on everyday dairy farming with Bob Andrews, who farms near Gouverneur. Bob's a manager.  Go to full article

Heard up North: Springtime Snow

It's Spring Break week in parts of the North Country. That means hundreds of people have fled south, looking for sunshine and warm weather. Those of us left behind are slogging through another winter storm. Brian Mann took a stroll through slushy Saranac Lake and sends today's Heard Up North.  Go to full article

Wildfires Plague North Country

Local fire squads and New York state forest rangers across the North Country have responded to more than a hundred grass and forest fires this spring. Light rain, combined with a thin snow pack and high winds have left many areas tinder dry. Fire experts say most of the wildfires have been triggered by burn barrels or by people setting fire to chaff in their fields. A ban on open burning went into effect yesterday in St. Lawrence County. Fire officials in the rest of the region are strongly discouraging people from setting open flames. Brian Mann has details.  Go to full article

Slush and Mud?But Spring Skiing's Great!

A forecast of high winds, rain and fog is enough to deter most of us from stepping into cross-country skis. But Emily Tyner, who lives in the Lake Clear-Paul Smiths area, says this is her favorite season for skiing. She spoke with Todd Moe.  Go to full article

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