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Tuesday, January 27, 2015 local almanac

Jan 27, 2015 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 18F; low 10F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 18F; low 12F.[/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 Weather Advisory for snow in the Catskills, excluding western Greene County, and the Capital Region, until 1 a.m., Wed., Jan. 28. The Winter Storm Warning is canceled. Four to eight inches of snow are expected. Light snow will overspread the entire region by sunrise, then gradually taper off by Tuesday night. Dangerous travel conditions are expected due to snow-covered roadways and localized blowing snow.

Today: Snow, mainly before 4 p.m. High near 21. Wind chill values as low as -3. North wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent. Total daytime snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible. Tonight, a chance of snow showers, mainly before 9 p.m. Cloudy. Low around 12. Wind chill values as low as -2. North wind 11 to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

Forecast for the next three days:
Wednesday: Cloudy through mid-morning, then gradual clearing. High near 27. Wind chill values as low as -3/ Wednesday night, mostly clear. Low around 4.
Thursday: A slight chance of light snow after 1 p.m. Mostly cloudy. High near 32. Thursday night, light snow likely. Cloudy. Low around 24.
Friday: A chance of snow showers before 1 p.m. Mostly cloudy. High near 32. Friday night, partly cloudy. Low around 0.

Sunrise today: 7:12 a.m.
Sunset today: 5:03 p.m.
Length of the day: 9:51 hrs.

Public meetings
Today is the fourth Tuesday of the month.
These meetings are scheduled, but not confirmed.
During the snow emergency call ahead to confirm the meeting/event will take place at the announced time and place.
(All numbers are in the 518 area code unless otherwise noted.)

CANAAN Zoning Board of Appeals, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 1647 Co. Route 5, Canaan (781-3144).
CATSKILL Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 439 Main St., Catskill (943-2141).
CHATHAM CENTRAL Board of Education meeting, 6:30 p.m. at high school, 50 Woodbridge Ave., Chatham (392-2400). Note: Meeting is scheduled, but not confirmed; district is closed due to weather.
COPAKE Agriculture & Farming Protection Committee meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 230 Mountain View Rd., Copake (329-1234).
GREENE COUNTY Tourism Advisory Committee meeting, 9:30 a.m. at 411 Main St., Catskill (943-3223).
GREENPORT Planning Board meeting, 7:30 p.m. at Greenport Town Hall, Town Hall Drive, Hudson (828-4656).

The day ahead on WGXC 90.7-FM
12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: Storm Sounds A live mic on the winter storm and the online transmissions around surrounding it, live from the Wave Farm Study Center in Acra. Host Tom Roe will have a mic out for local wind, and will tune in weather radio, monitor scanner frequencies, listen for shortwave bursts, keep an ear on CB Channel 19, watch local television broadcasts and listen to hear if there are any other live humans talking on the FM band in the Hudson Valley.

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
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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