Wednesday, April 5, 2017 local almanac
Local weather forecast:
A Flood Watch, remains in effect into Sat., Apr. 8 for all of eastern New York and western New England. The National Weather Service in Albany warns that recent rainfall and the snow melt have resulted in nearly saturated grounds across the region. A second storm system this week is expected to bring additional rainfall to the area beginning Thursday into Friday night, increasing the potential for flooding.
TODAY: Partly sunny. High near 58. Wednesday night, a chance of rain after 2 a.m. Mostly cloudy. Low around 40.
FORECAST FOR THE NEXT TWO DAYS
THURSDAY: Rain. High near 47. Thursday night, rain, mainly before 2 a.m. Low around 42.
FRIDAY: A chance of rain. Cloudy. High near 50. Friday night, a chance of showers. Cloudy. Low around 37.
Sunrise today: 6:29 a.m.
Sunset today: 7:26 p.m.
LENGTH OF THE DAY: 12:57 hrs.
Today is the first Wednesday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
All numbers are in the 518 area code unless otherwise noted.
COPAKE Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234).
GREENE County Legislature Health Services Committee, County Resources Committee and Public Safety Committee meetings, 6 p.m. at 411 Main Street, Catskill (719-3200).
GREENPORT Town Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 600 Town Hall Drive, Greenport (828-4656).
GREENVILLE Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 11159 Route 32, Greenville (966-5055).
HUDSON Common Council Youth and Aging Committee meeting, 5:30 p.m. at City Hall, 520 Warren St., Hudson; Arts, Entertainment and Tourism Committee meeting cancelled (828-1030).
JEWETT Zoning Board of Appeals meeting, 7 p.m. at municipal building, 3547 Co. Rte. 23C, Jewett (263-4646).
KINDERHOOK Zoning Board of Appeals meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 4 Church St, Niverville (784-2233).
PRATTSVILLE Planning Board meeting, 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 14517 Main St., Prattsville (299-3125).
Questar III BOCES Board of Education meeting, 6:30 p.m. at central office, 10 Empire State Boulevard, Castleton (477-8771).
VALATIE Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Martin H. Glynn Municipal Building, 3211 Church St., Valatie (758-9806).
Town of New Paltz public hearing on proposed sanctuary city law, 7:30 p.m., Apr. 6 at New Paltz Community Center, 3 Veterans Drive, New Paltz.
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.
Faso Friday, 12 p.m., every Friday at U.S. Rep. John Faso's District Office, 2 Hudson Street, Kinderhook. Info at firstname.lastname@example.org.