Thursday, February 9, 2017 local almanac
Local weather forecast:
TODAY: The National Weather Service in Albany has issued a Winter Weather Advisory until 6 p.m., Thursday for Columbia, Duchess, Greene and Ulster counties. Snow will overspread the region through the morning. The snow could be heavy at times. The snow will become heavier and steadier during the morning commute and continue into the early to mid-afternoon before tapering off. High near 24. A total snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible. Thursday night, a slight chance of snow showers, mainly between 11 p.m. and 4 a.m. Partly cloudy. Low around 9. Wind chill values as low as -3. Blustery, with a northwest wind of 16 to 21 mph decreasing to 8 to 13 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.
FORECAST FOR THE NEXT TWO DAYS
FRIDAY: A slight chance of snow showers before 1 p.m., then a chance of snow showers after 3 p.m. Partly sunny. High near 25. Wind chill values as low as -4. Friday night, light snow likely, mainly after 7 p.m. Cloudy. Low around 19.
SATURDAY: A chance of snow showers before 1 p.m., then a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy. High near 38. Saturday night, a slight chance of snow showers before 1 a.m., then a chance of snow after 1 a.m. Mostly cloudy. Low around 28.
Sunrise today: 6:57 a.m.
Sunset today: 5:21 p.m.
LENGTH OF THE DAY: 10:23 hrs.
Today is the second Thursday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
All numbers are in the 518 area code unless otherwise noted.
CHATHAM Village meeting, 7 p.m. at Village Hall, 77 Main Street, Chatham (392-5821).
CLAVERACK Town Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 91 Church St., Mellenville (672-7911). COPAKE Town Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 230 Mountainview Road, Copake (329-1234).
GALLATIN Town Board meeting, 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 667 Route 7, Ancram (398-7519).
HUDSON Planning Board public hearings on the 886 Columbia Street, 6-12 Hudson Avenue and 34 Allen Street applications, followed by regular meeting, 6:30 p.m. at City Hall, 520 Warren St., Hudson (828-1030).
KINDERHOOK Planning Board workshop meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 4 Church St, Niverville (784-2233).
LIVINGSTON Town board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 119 County Route 19.
NEW BALTIMORE Planning board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 3809 County Route 51, Hannacroix (756-6671).
STUYVESANT Town board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 5 Sunset Drive, Stuyvesant (758-6248).
WINDHAM Town board meeting, 8 p.m. at Town Hall, 371 State Rt. 296, Hensonville (734-4170).
WINDHAM-ASHLAND-JEWETT Board of Education meeting has been postponed (734-3400).
PUBLIC PROTESTS and VIGILS
PLANNED PARENTHOOD Protests, Sat., Feb. 11. Actions both in support of and against Planned Parenthood at various locations in the Hudson Valley. Details pending.
NATIONAL GENERAL Strike, Feb. 17 through Feb. 20, nationwide. No work. No school. No shopping. A peaceful display of resistance and solidarity.