Thursday, April 27, 2017 local almanac
Local weather forecast:
TODAY: Patchy fog before 10 a.m. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny. High near 76. Thursday night, the National Weather Service in Albany has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook due to the chance of thunderstorms along a weakening cold front, mainly after midnight. Increasing cloudy. Low around 58.
FORECAST FOR THE NEXT TWO DAYS
FRIDAY: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9 a.m. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny. High near 76. Friday night, a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 a.m. Mostly cloudy. Low around 56.
SATURDAY: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8 a.m., then a slight chance of showers between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m., then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 p.m. Mostly cloudy. High near 79. Saturday night, a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8 p.m. Mostly cloudy. Low around 48.
Sunrise today: 5:54 a.m.
Sunset today: 7:51 p.m.
LENGTH OF THE DAY: 13:56 hrs.
Today is the fourth Thursday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
All numbers are in the 518 area code unless otherwise noted.
ATHENS Town Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at community center, 2 First Street, Athens (945-1052).
CHATHAM Village Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Village Hall, 77 Main Street, Chatham (392-5821).
CHATHAM Zoning Board of Appeals meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 488 Route 295, Chatham (392-1651).
COLUMBIA County Board of Supervisors Finance Committee meeting, 3 p.m. at 401 State Street Office Building, Hudson (828-1527). COPAKE Zoning Board of Appeals meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234).
COXSACKIE Town Board workshop meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 16 Reed St., Coxsackie (731-2727). HUDSON Community Development and Planning Agency meeting (tentative), 12 p.m. at 1 North Front St., Hudson (751-1044).
WINDHAM Town Board meeting, 8 p.m. at Town Hall, 371 State Rt. 296, Hensonville (734-4170).
People's Climate March Delhi, 11 a.m., Apr. 29. Sister march to the People's Climate March in Washington D.C.
People's Climate March Hudson, 12 p.m., Apr. 29; begins in the Hudson Public Square (7th Street Park). Sister march to the People's Climate March in Washington D.C. Scheduled speakers: Ned Sullivan of Scenic Hudson, state Assembly member Did Barrett, Livingston Town Board member Will Yandik, and Michelle O'Leary from the Hoosick Falls-based NY Water Project.
Day without Immigrants Strike, May 1, details to come. No work, no school and no shopping for a day.
People's March for Free Press, 12 p.m., May 13, at 5th Avenue and 42nd Street, New York. March and rally in support of the press and free speech.