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Monday, January 26, 2015 local almanac

Jan 26, 2015 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 23F; low 16F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 23F; low 17F.[/caption]









READ TEMPERATURE IN HUDSON: On thermometer in Studio A.

FAR LEFT: The temperature on the far left is from the Hawthorne Valley Farm Weather Page.
MIDDLE TEMP: Cairo from Weather Underground page.
FAR RIGHT: Catskill from Weather Underground page.

Local weather forecast
Today’s forecast is specific to Catskill, in Greene County:

The National Weather Service in Albany has issued a Winter Storm Warning from 1 p.m., Mon., Jan. 26 to 1 a.m., Wed., Jan. 28, for heavy snow throughout the WGXC listening area, including the eastern Catskills, Mid-Hudson Valley, Taconics and Berkshires. A total snow accumulation of 12 to 18 inches is expected, with a maximum snowfall rate of 2 to 3 inches per hour. The storm will move in Monday afternoon, and the snowfall will be heavy at times from Monday night into Tuesday, before gradually tapering off late Tuesday night. Very dangerous travel conditions are forecast due to snow-covered roadways and low visibility. Some blowing snow and drifting snow will also be likely.

Today: Snow likely, mainly after 4 p.m. Cloudy. High near 21. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible. Monday night, snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around 15. Wind chill values as low as zero. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

Forecast for the next three days:
Snow with patchy blowing snow before 3 p.m., then snow likely after 3 p.m. The snow could be heavy at times. High near 24. Wind chill values as low as -2. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent. New snow accumulations of 7 to 11 inches possible. Tuesday night, snow likely, mainly before 7 p.m. Cloudy. Low around 12. Wind chill values as low as -2. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent.
Wednesday: Mostly sunny. High near 27. Wednesday night, mostly clear. Low around 5.
Thursday: Mostly cloudy. High near 29. Thursday night, a chance of snow. Cloudy. Low around 24.

Sunrise today: 7:16 a.m.
Sunset today: 4:58 p.m.
Length of the day: 9:42 hrs.

Public meetings
Today is the fourth Monday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
(All numbers are in the 518 area code unless otherwise noted.)

CATSKILL Village Board meeting, 7 p.m. at firehouse near Catskill Commons (Walmart) (943-3830).
COLUMBIA COUNTY Board of Supervisors Economic Development Committee meeting, 5 p.m.; Airport Committee meeting, 6 p.m.; Environmental Management Council, 7 p.m.; all at 401 State St., Hudson (828-1527).
GERMANTOWN Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 50 Palatine Park Rd., Germantown (537-6687).
HALCOTT Town Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 813 Route 3, Halcott Center (845-254-9920).
HUDSON Police Committee meeting 6 p.m.; Fire Committee meeting, 6:45 p.m. at City Hall, 520 Warren Street, Hudson (828-1030).
HUDSON City School District Board of Education curriculum workshop 6 p.m.; board meeting, 7 p.m., at M.C. Smith Intermediate School, 102 Harry Howard Avenue, Hudson (828-4650) canceled due to inclement weather..
NEW BALTIMORE Town Board work meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 3809 Co. Route. 51, Hannacroix (756-6671).
PHILMONT Development Corp meeting, 7 p.m. at Village Hall, 124 Main St., Philmont (672-7032).
STUYVESANT Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 5 Sunset Drive, Stuyvesant (758-6248).
TAGHKANIC Zoning Board of Appeals meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 909 Route 82, Taghkanic (851-7638).

The day ahead on WGXC 90.7-FM
6 a.m.: Background Briefing with Ian Masters Inside breaking international and national news. A radio program featuring international and national news, expert guests, policy makers and critics with analysis and insight on national security, foreign and domestic policy, political, cultural and social issues. This program goes far beyond the headlines and deep under the radar to bring forward truths unheard in the American media.
7 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show Local news, weather, public meetings, music and more. Live from the WGXC Hudson studio. Hosted by “Petee Pete” Lievense.
8 a.m.: Democracy Now! hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez. National, daily, independent, award-winning news program providing audiences with access to people and perspectives rarely heard in the U.S. corporate-sponsored media.
9 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show continues.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: WGXC Evening News
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