Tuesday, April 4, 2017 local almanac
Local weather forecast:
The National Weather Service in Albany has issued a Flood Watch, effective Tue., Apr. 4, into Sat., Apr. 8 for all of eastern New York and western New England. A storm system is expected to bring 1 to 1.5 inches of rainfall during the day and into the night, Tuesday. Recent rainfall and the snow melt have resulted in nearly saturated grounds across the region. A second storm system is expected to bring additional rainfall to the area beginning Thursday into Friday night, increasing the potential for flooding.
TODAY: Rain, with thunderstorms also possible after 2 p.m. High near 51. Tuesday night, a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy. Low around 43.
FORECAST FOR THE NEXT TWO DAYS
WEDNESDAY: Partly sunny. High near 58. Wednesday night, a chance of rain after 2 a.m. Mostly cloudy. Low around 40.
THURSDAY: Rain, with thunderstorms also possible after 2 p.m. High near 47. Thursday night, rain, mainly before 2 a.m. Low around 41.
Sunrise today: 6:30 a.m.
Sunset today: 7:25 p.m.
LENGTH OF THE DAY: 12:54 hrs.
Today is the first Tuesday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
All numbers are in the 518 area code unless otherwise noted.
ATHENS Zoning Board of Appeals meeting, 7 p.m. at Village Hall, 2 First St., Athens (945-1052).
CATSKILL Public hearing on local mass gathering law, 6:15 p.m.; Town Board meeting, 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 439 Main St., Catskill (943-2141).
CLERMONT Town Board meeting (rescheduled), 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 1795 Route 9, Clermont (537-6868).
DURHAM Town Board meeting, 7:30 p.m. at Town Building, 7309 State Rt. 81, East Durham (239-8260).
HILLSDALE Zoning Board meeting, 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 2609 State Route 23, Hillsdale (325-1702).
HUDSON Mayor's Public Hearing on the Local Law No. 5 of 2015 creating a lodging tax, 4 p.m.; Conservation Advisory Council, 6 p.m., both at City Hall, 520 Warren Street, Hudson (828-1030).
HUNTER Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 5748 Route 23A, Hunter (589-6150).
ICHABOD CRANE Central School District Board of Education meeting, 7 p.m. at high school, 2910 Route 9, Valatie (758-7577).
LEXINGTON Town Board meeting, 6:30 p.m., at Municipal building, 3542 Route 42, Lexington, (986-6303).
LIVINGSTON Zoning Board of Appeals meeting, 7 p.m., at Town Hall, County Rte. 19, Livingston (851-9441).
STOCKPORT Town Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 2787 Atlantic Ave., Stottville (828-9389).
TAGHKANIC Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 909 Route 82, Taghkanic (851-7638).
Healthcare is a Human Right Rally and Day of Action, 10 a.m., Apr. 4, at West Capital Park, State and South Swan streets, Albany. Hosted by Campaign for New York Health.
Capital Region Community Action Fair, 5 p.m., Apr. 4, at Proctor's, 432 State Street, Schenectady. More than 20 community and social justice organizations will be on hand to discuss the work they do, services they provide, and how volunteers can contributer time, talents and resources.
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.