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Thursday, July 26, 2012 local almanac

Jul 26, 2012 5:16 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 88F; low 66F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 93F low 72F.[/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

Today showers and thunderstorms are likely, mainly after 1 p.m. Some storms could be severe, with heavy rain. Mostly cloudy. High near 90. Showers and thunderstorms continue tonight, mainly before midnight. Low around 72.

The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for the Greater Capital District through the weekend. NWS forecasts a moderate risk of severe thunderstorms Thursday afternoon and evening. The main threat will be damaging wind gusts and large hail. There is also a threat for supercell thunderstorms with isolated tornadoes.

The outlook for the weekend:

Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy. High near 83; low around 66.
Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny. High near 82; low around 66.
Sunday: Mostly sunny. High near 86; low around 62.

Sunrise today: 5:43 a.m.
Sunset today: 8:21 p.m.
Length of the day: 14 hrs., 38 min.

Town meetings

Today is the fourth Thursday of the month.
(WGXC 90.7-FM suggests you call ahead to confirm meeting time and location.)

CHATHAM Village Board meeting at 7:30 p.m. at Village Hall, 77 Main Street, Chatham (392-5821).
COLUMBIA COUNTY Budget/Salary Committee at 10:00 a.m.
Public Works Committee at 6 p.m. at County Office Building, 401 State Street, Hudson.
COPAKE Zoning Board of Appeals meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234).
GERMANTOWN Planning Board meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 50 Palatine Park Road, Germantown (537-6687).
STUYVESANT Greenway Committee meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 5 Sunset Drive, Stuyvesant (758-6248).
WINDHAM Town Board meets at 8 p.m. at Town Hall, 371 State Rt. 296, Hensonville (734-4170).

HUNTER The Village of Hunter Planning Board will not hold a meeting this evening, as previously planned. It was canceled due to lack of agenda items.

Public hearing

HUDSON The Mayor will hold a public hearing at 3:30 p.m. in the Common Council Chambers, City Hall, 520 Warren St., Hudson on two proposed local laws, adopted by the Common Council July 17. The first law increases penalties for dog owners who fail to clean up after their pet. The second bans smoking from city parks (828-1030).