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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: 9:53 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014
Sun & Moon Information:
Overcast
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Temp: 65°F
Humidity: 81%
Wind Speed: CALM
Barometer: 29.99 in.
Dewpoint: 59°F
Heat Index: 65°F
Wind Chill: 65°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:
Dated: 1030 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014    Expires: 400 PM EDT THU JUL 31 2014
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Chance
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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%
ZoneCast:
Dated: 1030 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014    Expires: 400 PM EDT THU JUL 31 2014
Includes the Cities: Ogdensburg, Potsdam, Gouverneur


Rest Of Today...Numerous showers and thunderstorms late this morning...Then partly sunny with scattered showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. Some thunderstorms May produce gusty winds and small hail. 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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Governor Dispatches Air National Guard

Governor Pataki dispatched a cargo plane New York's Air National Guard to help the relief effort in Louisiana.  Go to full article

Rising Oil Prices Mean High Heating Costs

With energy costs rising substantially for a second year, and oil prices hitting new record highs, home heating bills are expected to soar. Heating oil prices in the North Country are already up 6% this month, to $2.34 a gallon. That's 80 cents higher than last September. Propane and natural gas prices are also skyrocketing.

The price of heating oil is of particular concern in the region, since the North Country uses a disproportionate share statewide of heating oil. In rural districts, far from gas pipelines, some families will bear the winter in old housing stock. At these prices, that spells trouble.  Go to full article
Baby alpacas:  Boots (above) and Getter Done with canine pal Gunner (below).
Baby alpacas: Boots (above) and Getter Done with canine pal Gunner (below).

Alpacas: The Next Generation

Back in February, we brought you the story of an alpaca farmer: Angel Dunkelberg, of Angel Knoll Alpacas in Waddington. The alpaca is a Peruvian cousin of the llama. It comes from the Andes Mountains. Alpacas like climates cold and dry--rather like it is here in the North Country--most of the time.

We revisited Angel to find out how her alpacas were taking the heat. Not too badly. Angel sprays water on their bellies to keep them cool. She's dragged fans to every corner of the barn. The heatwave has sped up the birth process, though. Angel now has 10 new alpacas, the youngest two days old. Her biggest problem now is what to name them all.  Go to full article

Sen. Little: Fort Ann Flood Recovery Has Begun

Senator Betty Little says she's pleased with the pace of the clean-up effort in Fort Ann. A dam collapsed on Saturday evening, flooding a neighborhood and forcing more than 200 people to evacuate. Local officials are still urging people to conserve water and to boil drinking water. Sen. Little spoke with Brian Mann.  Go to full article

Governor, State Senator Visit Flooded Fort Ann

Governor Pataki traveled by helicopter and SUV through the town of Fort Ann yesterday. He was surveying neighborhoods damaged by floodwaters after a dam failed Saturday evening. Pataki says the state will seek federal emergency assistance for the area. Brian Mann has details.  Go to full article

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