Friday, January 2, 2014 local almanac
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 35F; low 18F.[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 35F; low 19F.[/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 Hazardous Weather Outlook beginning Sat., Jan. 3. A storm system will bring a period of snow to the region early Sat., Jan. 3, which will then change to a wintry mix and rain by sunrise, Sun., Jan. 4. Mostly rain is expected on Sunday. The exact snow and ice amounts are uncertain at this time. Significant river rises are also expected as temperatures war. Some minor flooding is possible.
Today: Partly sunny. High near 38. Friday night, partly cloudy. Low around 19.
Forecast for the next three days:
Saturday: Snow likely, mainly after 4 p.m. Increasing clouds. High near 32. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible. Saturday night, snow before 10 p.m., then freezing rain between 10 p.m. and 1 a.m., then rain after 1 a.m. Low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch are possible.
Sunday: Rain, mainly before 1 p.m. High near 48. Sunday night, a slight chance of rain showers before midnight, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between midnight and 2 a.m., then a slight chance of snow showers after 2 a.m. Partly cloudy. Low around 26.
Monday: Mostly sunny. High near 33. Monday night, a chance of snow. Partly cloudy. Low around 17.
Sunrise today: 7:24 a.m.
Sunset today: 4:35 p.m.
Length of the day: 9:11 hrs.
Today is the first Friday of the month.
WGXC is unaware of any recurring public meetings scheduled for today.
The day ahead on WGXC 90.7-FM
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