Wednesday, April 26, 2017 local almanac
Local weather forecast:
TODAY: A chance of showers before 8 a.m., then areas of drizzle with a chance of showers between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m., then a slight chance of showers after 2 p.m. Cloudy. High near 59. Wednesday night, a slight chance of showers before 8 p.m., then patchy drizzle with a slight chance of showers between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. Mostly cloudy. Low around 51.
FORECAST FOR THE NEXT TWO DAYS
THURSDAY: Partly sunny. High near 70. Thursday night, a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 a.m. Mostly cloudy. Low around 57.
FRIDAY: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2 p.m. Partly sunny. High near 77. Friday night, a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy. Low around 55.
Sunrise today: 5:56 a.m.
Sunset today: 7:50 p.m.
LENGTH OF THE DAY: 13:53 hrs.
Today is the fourth Wednesday 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 Public Works Committee meeting, 5 p.m., both at 401 State Street, 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 meeting, 6 p.m. at Town Hall, 16 Reed St., Coxsackie (731-2727)
GREENE County Legislature ATI Jail Sub-committee meeting, 3 p.m.; Jail workshop, 6 p.m.; special Public Safety Committee meeting and special full Legislature meeting, 6 p.m., Caucus Room in the County Building, 411 Main St., Catskill (719-3270).
HUDSON Common Council Public Works Committee meeting, 5:30 p.m.; Legal Committee meeting, 6:15 p.m.; both at City Hall, 520 Warren Street, Hudson (828-1030).
NEW LEBANON Board of Education meeting, 7 p.m. at junior/senior high school, 14665 Route 22, New Lebanon (794-7600).
WINDHAM Town Board meeting, 8 p.m. at Town Hall, 371 State Rt. 296, Hensonville (734-4170).
Faso Friday, 12 p.m., every Friday at U.S. Rep. John Faso's District Office, 2 Hudson Street, Kinderhook. Information at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.