Monday, January 5, 2015 local almanac
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 36F; low 13F.[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 32F; low 13F.[/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 Wind Advisory until 6 p.m., Mon., Jan. 5, for the eastern Catskills, greater Capital Region, northern and central Taconics, Helderbergs and the Berkshires. Winds of 15 to 30 mph with gusts occasionally of 40 to 50 mph are possible. Winds will increase during the morning and into the early afternoon, then decrease toward sunset. Isolated power outages may occur due to damage to tree lines. Travel may also be difficult for high profile vehicles. A Hazardous Weather Outlook is also in effect through Sun., Jan. 11. Dangerously cold to life-threatening wind chills are likely the evening of Wed., Jan. 7 through the morning of Thurs., Jan. 8.
Today: A chance of snow showers, mainly before 1 p.m. Partly sunny. High near 28. Breezy, with a west wind of 20 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 49 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible. Monday night, partly cloudy. Low around 11.
Forecast for the next three days:
Tuesday: Light snow likely, mainly between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Cloudy. High near 21. Tuesday night, a chance of snow showers, mainly after 1 a.m. Cloudy. Low around 13.
Wednesday: A chance of snow showers, mainly before 1 p.m. Mostly cloudy. High near 21. Windy. Winds could gust as high as 39 mph. Wednesday night, partly cloudy. Low around -2.
Thursday: Mostly sunny. High near 16. Thursday night, a chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy. Low around 16.
Sunrise today: 7:24 a.m.
Sunset today: 4:38 p.m.
Length of the day: 9:14 hrs.
Today is the first Monday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
(All numbers are in the 518 area code unless otherwise noted.)
ANCRAM Conservation Advisory Council at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 1416 County Rte. 7, Ancram (329-6512).
ATHENS Town Board meeting at 7 p.m. at 2 First Street, Athens (734-3636).
CAIRO Town Board meeting, 6 p.m., Cairo Town Hall, 512 Main St., Cairo (622-3120).
CATSKILL Recreation Committee meeting, 7 p.m. at Catskill Town Hall,
439 Main St., Catskill (943-2141).
CLAVERACK Planning Board meeting, 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall, Church Street, Mellenville (672-7911).
CLERMONT Town Board meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 1795 Route 9, Clermont (537-6868).
COLUMBIA COUNTY Board of Supervisors Organizational meeting, 3 p.m. at 401 State Street, Hudson (828-1527).
TAGHKANIC Zoning Commission meeting, 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall, Route 82, Taghkanic (851-7638).
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