Tuesday, August 22, 2017 local almanac
Local weather forecast:
TODAY : Patchy for before 8 a.m. There is a slight risk for severe thunderstorms Tuesday, primarily during the mid-afternoon through the late evening hours. The main threat with thunderstorms will be damaging winds, but large hail and an isolated tornado will be possible as well. The thunderstorms will also produce heavy downpours. Otherwise, partly sunny. High near 87. Tuesday night, mostly cloudy. Low around 65.
FORECAST FOR THE NEXT TWO DAYS:
WEDNESDAY: Mostly sunny. High near 78. Wednesday night, mostly clear. Low around 55.
THURSDAY: Mostly sunny. High near 75. Thursday night, partly cloudy. Low around 53.
Sunrise today: 6:11 a.m.
Sunset today: 7:44 p.m.
LENGTH OF THE DAY: 13:33 hrs.
Today is the fourth 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 Town Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at community center, 2 First Street, Athens (945-1052).
CHATHAM Village Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Village Hall, 77 Main Street, Chatham (392-5821).
CHATHAM Zoning Board of Appeals meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 488 Route 295, Chatham (392-1651).
COLUMBIA County Board of Supervisors County Government Committee meeting, 5 p.m. at 401 State Street, Hudson (828-1527).
COPAKE Zoning Board of Appeals meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234).
COXSACKIE Town Board meeting, 6 p.m. at Town Hall, 16 Reed St., Coxsackie (731-2727)
HUDSON Development Corporation meeting, 12 p.m. at 1 N. Front Street, Hudson (751-1044).
ICHABOD CRANE Board of Education meeting , 7 p.m. at high school library, 2910 Route 9, Valatie (758-7577).
WINDHAM Town Board meeting, 8 p.m. at Town Hall, 371 State Rt. 296, Hensonville (734-4170).
Citizen Action HV Action Night, 5:30 p.m., every Tuesday at 7 Grand Street, Kingston. Information at firstname.lastname@example.org, or facebook.com/HVCitizenActionNY.
New Paltz Climate Action Coalition, 5 p.m., every Thursday at New Paltz Village Hall, 23 Plattekill Ave., New Paltz. Information at (845) 419-3786 or email@example.com.
Faso Friday, 12 p.m., every Friday at U.S. Rep. John Faso's District Office, 2 Hudson Street, Kinderhook. Information at firstname.lastname@example.org.