Wednesday, May 31, 2017 local almanac
Local weather forecast:
TODAY Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5 p.m. The National Weather Service in Albany has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook, warning of a slight risk of those thunderstorms being severe, as an upper level disturbance approaches from the west. The greatest threats from these thunderstorms will be potentially damaging wind gusts of 58 mph or greater, and or large hail one inch in diameter or greater. High near 73. Wednesday night, showers and thunderstorms are likely before 1 a.m., then isolated showers between 1 a.m. and 2 a.m. Possibility of small hail and gusty winds. Mostly cloudy. Low around 54.
FORECAST FOR THE NEXT TWO DAYS
THURSDAY: Patchy fog before 7 a.m. Otherwise, mostly sunny. High near 73. Thursday night, partly cloudy. Low around 47.
FRIDAY: Isolated showers, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 2 p.m. Partly sunny. High near 70. Friday night, scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy. Low around 51.
Sunrise today: 5:21 a.m.
Sunset today: 8:25 p.m.
LENGTH OF THE DAY: 15:03 hrs.
Today is the fifth Wednesday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
All numbers are in the 518 area code unless otherwise noted.
WGXC is unaware of any recurring public meetings scheduled for today.
Citizen Action HV Action Night, 5:30 p.m., every Tuesday at 7 Grand Street, Kingston. Information at email@example.com, or facebook.com/HVCitizenActionNY.
New Paltz Climate Action Coalition, 5 p.m., every Thursday at New Paltz Village Hall, 23 Plattekill Ave., New Paltz. Information at (845) 399-247 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Faso Friday, 12 p.m., every Friday at U.S. Rep. John Faso's District Office, 2 Hudson Street, Kinderhook. Information at email@example.com.
Faso Friday Kingston Meet-up, 10 a.m., June 2 at Broadway Lights Diner, 718 Broadway, Kingston. Participants are asked to meet at diner for a 45 minute focus on calls-to-action, followed by an informal visit to John Faso’s office. All interested are asked to contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hudson Women's Town Hall: Speak Out Against Violence, 11 a.m., June 3 at Hudson Area Library, Fifth and State streets, Hudson. The women of the 19th Congressional District have invited U.S. Rep. John Faso to meet and hear firsthand the ways that violence has impacted their lives. Hosted by the National Organization for Women New York and the Columbia County Democratic Committee.
Indivisible Rensselaer County meeting, 6 p.m., June 5 at East Greenbush Community Library, 10 Community Way, East Greenbush. Planning and organizational meeting for all group members. New people welcome!