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Canton, New York, United States (13617)  Lat: 44.60N, Lon: 75.17W
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Current Conditions
Updated: 5:53 AM EDT WED JUL 23 2014
Sun & Moon Information:
Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
Temp: 75°F
Humidity: 82%
Wind Speed: SW13.8MPH(12KT)
Barometer: 29.78 in.
Dewpoint: 69°F
Heat Index: 75°F
Wind Chill: 75°F
Civil Twilight: 5:02 AM EDT Moon Phase:
Waning Crescent Moon
Waning Crescent Moon
Sunrise: 5:37 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:35 PM EDT
Civil Twilight: 9:10 PM EDT
Forecast for Canton, New York:
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Hi: 79°F
Lo: 51°F Hi: 75°F
Lo: 51°F Hi: 79°F
Lo: 59°F
Pop: 70% Pop: 20%
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Dated: 334 AM EDT WED JUL 23 2014    Expires: 400 PM EDT WED JUL 23 2014
Includes the Cities: Ogdensburg, Potsdam, Gouverneur


Today...Mostly cloudy. Scattered thunderstorms with a chance of showers this morning...Then numerous showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. Highs in the upper 70s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph... Becoming northwest this afternoon. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Tonight...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers until midnight. Less humid with lows in the lower 50s. North winds around 10 mph until midnight...Becoming light and variable. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Thursday...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. North winds around 10 mph.
Thursday Night...Clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Light and variable winds.
Friday...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
Friday Night...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s.
Saturday...Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s. Lows in the lower 60s.
Saturday Night...Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s. Lows in the lower 60s.
Sunday...Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Sunday Night...Partly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 60s.
Monday...Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Monday Night...Partly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 50s.
Tuesday...Partly sunny with a chance of showers. Highs in the lower 70s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

Weather in the News

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Flood Warnings & Watches Across Region

Flood watches and warnings are in effect across much of the North Country this morning. The National Weather Service described the situation as "extremely dangerous" and reported that rising water has forced evacuations in the town of Herkimer.

A flash flood watch is in effect in Lewis County. Most of Hamilton County is under a flood warning. High water alerts have been posted for the areas around Old Forge, Speculator, and Indian Lake.

In Essex County, the National Weathers Service says high water is possible on the Ausable and the Boquet Rivers. As of last night, Lake George was already above flood stage.  Go to full article
Bill Knoble's garden. Photo by Bill Knoble.
Bill Knoble's garden. Photo by Bill Knoble.

Heard up North: "My Garden is White..." Hailstorm Hits North Country

Thunderstorms and heavy rain hit much of the North Country yesterday and last night. Many parts of the Adirondacks were without power. The storms also brought a fast and furious hailstorm. Bill Knoble of Chestertown told Gregory Warner he's never seen anything like it.  Go to full article

Officials Watch Clinton County Dams

Emergency officials are still monitoring two dams on the Great Chazy River in Clinton County. After a week of heavy rain, a six-foot hole opened in the cement dam at Miner Lake, in the Town of Altona. Brian Mann spoke yesterday afternoon with Eric day, head of the county Office of Emergency Services.  Go to full article
Bob Andrews and his furrowed fields in Fowler.
Bob Andrews and his furrowed fields in Fowler.

A Year on the Farm: Plowing in Between the Rocks

When you drive across the North Country at this time of year, you'll see some farm fields already green with shoots. Others are deep brown and ready for seeding. Some haven't changed since winter. Soils vary according to microregion. Some of the last fields to be tilled are near Gouverneur, where the clay soil is cool and wet. That's where farmer Bob Andrews lives. David Sommerstein hopped on his tractor for this month's edition of A Year on the Farm.  Go to full article

Keeping an Eye on the Sky

A couple living on the north shore of Raquette Lake will be keeping an eye on the weather this year. Jackie and Jordan Hornstein recently attended a severe weather watch workshop by the National Weather Service. The NWS relies on volunteers to help track the weather in remote parts of the North Country. Todd Moe spoke with Jackie Hornstein about the region's weather -- from lake effect snow to "Black Fly" season.  Go to full article

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