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Monday, January 12, 2015 local almanac

Jan 12, 2015 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 35F; low 13F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 33F; low 13F.[/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 Weather Advisory for the southeast Catskills, southern Taconics and the Mid-Hudson Valley, including Greene, Columbia, Dutchess and Ulster counties through 4 p.m., Mon., Jan. 12. Periods of snow, sleet and freezing rain, with accumulations of one to four inches are expected. Snow will begin before sunrise Monday and then mix with, and change to sleet and freezing rain, turning to rain by early in the afternoon. Precipitation may turn back to snow before ending Monday evening. Hazardous travel conditions can be expected Monday morning, especially during the morning commute.

Today: Rain, snow, freezing rain and sleet before 3 p.m., then rain likely, possibly mixed with sleet betwee 3 p.m. and 4 p.m., then rain, snow and sleet likely after 4 p.m. High near 35. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent. Monday night, snow, mainly between midnight and 4 a.m. Low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent.

Forecast for the next three days:
Tuesday: Sunny. High near 22. Tuesday night, mostly clear. Low around 4.
Sunny. High near 25. Wednesday night, partly cloudy. Low around 12.
Partly sunny. High near 31. Thursday night, partly cloudy. Low around 13.

Sunrise today: 7:22 a.m.
Sunset today: 4:45 p.m.
Length of the day: 9:23 hrs.

Public meetings
Today is the second Monday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
(All numbers are in the 518 area code unless otherwise noted.)

ASHLAND Town Board meeting, 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall, Main Street, Ashland (734-3636).
CAIRO Town Board meeting, 6 p.m. at Town Hall, 512 Main St., Cairo (622-3120).
CANAAN Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 1647 Co. Rte. 5, Canaan (781-3144).
CATSKILL Village Board meeting, 7 p.m. at the Firehouse, 1 Central Ave. (behind Walgreens) (943-3830).
CLAVERACK Planning Board meeting, 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 91 Church St., Mellenville (672-7911).
COPAKE Environmental Committee meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234).
GREENE COUNTY Legislature County Services and Public Works committee meetings, 6 p.m. at County Building, 411 Main St., Catskill (719-3270).
HUDSON City School District Board of Education curriculum workshop, 6 p.m.; meeting, 7 p.m. at John L. Edwards Primary School, 360 State St., Hudson (828-4360).
HUDSON Industrial Development Agency meeting (tentative), 5:30 p.m.; Common Council organizational meeting, 7 p.m.; Informal meeting, 7 p.m. both at City Hall, 520 Warren Street, Hudson (828-1030).
HUNTER Village Board meeting, 8 p.m. at Village Hall, 7955 Main St., Hudson (263-4020).
NEW BALTIMORE Town Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 3809 Rt. 51, Hannacroix (756-6671).
PHILMONT Village Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Village Hall, 124 Main St., Philmont (672-7032).
PRATTSVILLE Town meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 14517 Main St., Prattsville (299-3125).
TAGHKANIC Town Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 909 Route 82, Taghkanic (851-7638).

COXSACKIE-ATHENS Central School District Public Forum, 6:30 p.m., E.J. Arthur Elementary School, Athens (731-1700). The first of two public forums for community comment and questions concerning the proposed grade reconfiguration of the district's elementary schools.

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