Monday, February 2, 2015 local almanac
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 21F; low 1F.[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 21F; low 2F.[/caption]
READ TEMPERATURE IN HUDSON: On thermometer in Studio A.
FAR LEFT: The temperature on the far left is from the Hawthorne Valley Farm Weather Page.
MIDDLE TEMP: Cairo from Weather Underground page.
FAR RIGHT: Catskill from Weather Underground page.
Local weather forecast
Today’s forecast is specific to Catskill, in Greene County:
The National Weather Service in Albany has issued a Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow, 9 p.m., Sun., Feb. 1, through 6 p.m., Mon., Feb. 2 for the Greater Capital Region, Mid-Hudson Valley, Taconics and eastern Catskills. Eight to 16 inches are expected, with a maximum snowfall rate of 1 to 2 inches per hour. The snow will begin to fall Sunday, and then continue to through the early morning Monday, and then taper to scattered snow showers into the late afternoon and evening. Winds from the northeast of 10 to 15 mph, with gusts up to 20 mph, are likely. Roads will be snow covered and extremely slippery with areas of blowing and drifting snow also possible. Unnecessary travel is not recommended.
Today: Snow, mainly before 5 p.m. The snow could be heavy at times. High near 23. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent. New snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches possible. Monday night, a chance of snow, mainly before 9 p.m. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy. Low around 3. Wind chill values as low as -8. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Forecast for the next three days:
Tuesday: Partly sunny. High near 19. Wind chill values as low as -8. Tuesday night, a slight chance of snow showers after 1 a.m. Mostly cloudy. Low around 12.
Wednesday: A chance of snow showers. Cloudy. High near 32. Wednesday night, a chance of snow showers. Cloudy. Low around 14.
Thursday: Partly sunny. High near 21. Thursday night, partly cloudy. Low around -5.
Sunrise today: 7:06 a.m.
Sunset today: 5:11 p.m.
Length of the day: 10:04 hrs.
Today is the first Monday of the month.
WGXC recommends calling ahead to confirm time and location.
(All numbers are in the 518 area code unless otherwise noted.)
ANCRAM Conservation Advisory Council at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 1416 County Rte. 7, Ancram (329-6512).
ATHENS Town Board meeting at 7 p.m. at 2 First Street, Athens (734-3636).
CAIRO Town Board meeting and public hearing on the Community Development Block Grant application, 6:30 p.m.; both at Cairo Town Hall, 512 Main St., Cairo (622-3120).
CATSKILL Recreation Committee meeting, 7 p.m. at Catskill Town Hall,
439 Main St., Catskill (943-2141).
CLAVERACK Planning Board meeting, 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall, Church Street, Mellenville (672-7911).
CLERMONT Town Board meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 1795 Route 9, Clermont (537-6868).
COLUMBIA COUNTY Board of Supervisors Economic Development Committee meeting, 4 p.m. Airport Sub-committee meeting, 5 p.m.; special meeting of the full Board of Supervisors to hear Pine Haven proposals, 6:30 p.m.; all at 401 State Street, Hudson (828-1527).
TAGHKANIC Zoning Commission meeting, 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall, Route 82, Taghkanic (851-7638).
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