Wednesday, March 22, 2017 local almanac
Local weather forecast:
TODAY: The National Weather Service in Albany has issued a Wind Advisory until 6 p.m., Wednesday evening. Northwest winds of 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 50 mph will develop before daybreak and continue through late afternoon. Scattered snow showers, mainly in the early morning, are expected. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny. Temperatures will fall to 21 by 11 a.m. Wednesday night, clear. Low around 12.
FORECAST FOR THE NEXT TWO DAYS
THURSDAY: Sunny. High near 38. Thursday night, increasing clouds. Low around 21.
FRIDAY: A chance of snow before 11 a.m., then rain and snow likely between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., the rain likely after 2 p.m. Cloudy. High near 42. Friday night, a chance of rain. Cloudy. Low around 40.
Sunrise today: 6:53 a.m.
Sunset today: 7:10 p.m.
LENGTH OF THE DAY: 12:17 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 Airport Sub-committee meeting, 4 p.m.; 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)
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).
Legal Issues Facing Transgender Individuals (LGBT Law Series), 6 p.m., Mar. 23, at Albany Law School. A free program addressing legal issues in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities, presented by the LGBT Pro Bono Project of Albany Law School, Pride Center of the Capital Region and In Our Own Voices.
Capital District SHOWING UP FOR RACIAL JUSTICE Coffee Chat, 6:30 p.m., Mar. 23, Albany Public Library, Arbor Hill/West Hill Branch. Public discussion of the SURJ Wear Out the Silence campaign.
Repealing and Replacing the AFFORDABLE CARE ACT, 10 a.m., Mar. 25, 360 Warren St., Hudson. Free, open meeting to outline the health insurance delivery system.
BLACK STORIES MATTER Live, 7:30 p.m., Mar. 25 at Pointe of Praise Church, Kingston. Free admission. Performance featuring true stories from people of color about the experience of being black in America.
Stop the NORTHERN ACCESS PIPELINE Rally, 12 p.m., Mar. 27 at DEC Building, 625 Broadway, Albany.