Tuesday, August 16, 2016 local almanac
Local weather forecast:
The National Weather Service in Albany has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for east central New York and western Massachusetts for Tue., Aug. 16. There is a slight risk for severe thunderstorms across the region Tuesday afternoon into early evening. The main threat will be the potential for damaging wind gusts in excess of 58 mph. Isolated tornadoes will also be possible. The storms will contain lightning and heavy rainfall. Flash flooding is possible.
Today: Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9 a.m. some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Mostly cloudy. High near 84. Tuesday night, scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Mostly cloudy. Low around 69.
FORECAST FOR THE NEXT TWO DAYS
WEDNESDAY: Isolated showers before 2 p.m. Partly sunny. High near 82. Wednesday night, partly cloudy. Low around 61.
THURSDAY: Isolated showers, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 11 a.m. Mostly sunny. High near 85. Thursday night, partly cloudy. Low around 64.
Sunrise today: 6:05 a.m.
Sunset today: 7:53 p.m.
LENGTH OF THE DAY: 13:48 hrs.
Today is the third Tuesday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
All numbers are in the 518 area code unless otherwise noted.
COLUMBIA County Board of Supervisors .1 [point one] Committee, 3 p.m.; Health and Medical Committee meeting, 4 p.m. at 401 State St., Hudson (828-1527).
COLUMBIA County Planning Board, 6:30 p.m. at 401 State Street, First Floor Conference Room, Hudson (828-2825).
DURHAM Town Board meeting, 7:30 p.m. at Town Building, 7309 State Rt. 81, East Durham (239-8260).
GREENE County Legislature Tourism Advisory Committee cancelled (719-3290).
HUDSON Common Council Finance Committee meeting, 5:30 p.m.; Formal Common Council meeting, 7 p.m. at City Hall, 520 Warren Street, Hudson (828-1030).
HUNTER Town Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 5748 Route 23A, Tannersville (589-6150).
PHILMONT Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m., Philmont Village Hall, 124 Main St., Philmont (672-7032).
TAGHKANIC Planning Board workshop meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, Route 82, West Taghkanic (851-7638).
VALATIE Village Board meeting (rescheduled from Apr. 12), Village Hall, 3211 Church St., Valatie (758-9806).