Tuesday, March 14, 2017 local almanac
Local weather forecast:
TODAY: The National Weather Service in Albany has issued a Blizzard Warning for the region through midnight, Wed., Mar. 15. Heavy snowfall, white-out conditions and blowing and drifting snow is expected. Some sleet may mix in across portions of the mid-Hudson Valley. Snow accumulations of 12 to 24 inches are expected. Snow will fall at the rate of two to four inches per hour throughout the day. Winds of 15 to 25 mph will be out of the northeast, with gusts up to 45 mph. Extremely dangerous travel conditions are expected due to snow-covered roads, plus white-out conditions along with blowing and drifting snow. The high will be near 26. Snow will continue Tuesday night. Cloudy. Low around 17.
FORECAST FOR THE NEXT TWO DAYS
WEDNESDAY: A chance of snow before 8 a.m., then a chance of snow showers after 8 a.m. Cloudy. High near 27. Wednesday night, a slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy. Low around 14.
THURSDAY: Partly sunny. High near 28. Thursday night, partly cloudy. Low around 12.
Sunrise today: 7:07 a.m.
Sunset today: 7:01 p.m.
LENGTH OF THE DAY: 11:54 hrs.
Today is the second Tuesday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
All numbers are in the 518 area code unless otherwise noted.
CATSKILL Planning Board meeting is cancelled (943-2141).
CATSKILL Village Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Washington Irving Senior Center, 15 Academy Street, Catskill (943-1343).
CHATHAM Board of Education meeting postponed to 6:30 p.m., Thu., Mar. 16, at high school, 50 Woodbridge Avenue, Chatham (392-1501).
COXSACKIE Town Board meeting rescheduled to 7 p.m., Tue., Mar. 21, at Town Hall, Reed St., Coxsackie (731-2727).
HUDSON Conservation Advisory Council meeting, 6 p.m. at City Hall, 520 Warren St., Hudson (828-1030).
HOW TO RUN for Office, 12 p.m., Mar. 18. Location to be announced. Workshop training local candidates to run for office. Organized and presented by the Working Families Party.
I Stand with PLANNED PARENTHOOD Rally, 2 p.m., Mar. 18, Seventh Street Park (Town Square), Hudson. Rally for unfettered access to women's healthcare, LGBTQ health and access to abortion services. Sponsored by Indivisible CD 19 and Columbia County Democratic Committee.