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August 24, 2011 local almanac

Aug 24, 2011 12:11 am
The National Weather Service predicts Wednesday will be sunny, with a high near 81. Wednesday night there is a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 a.m., with a low around 63. Thursday showers and thunderstorms are likely, mainly after 2 p.m. Many computer models for Hurricane Irene continue to forecast an impact on New York Sunday and Monday.

Town meetings tonight
ATHENS Village meeting at 7 p.m. at Community Center, 2 First St., Athens (945-1551).
COLUMBIA COUNTY Public Works Committee at 6 p.m. at County Office Building, 401 State Street, Hudson.
GHENT The Ghent Planning Board and the Village of Chatham Planning Board will hold a special meeting to discuss the application of Chatham Associates of Albany, L.P., relating to the construction of a new Price Chopper Supermarket at 2595 Route 66, Ghent, New York. This is a work session and not a public hearing. At Ghent Town Hall, 2306 State Route 66, Ghent, 518-392-4644.
HUDSON Department of Public Works Committee meeting at 6 p.m.; Legal Committee meeting starts at 6:45 p.m at City Hall, 520 Warren Street, Hudson (828-1030).
KINDERHOOK Historical Committee meeting at 7 p.m., Town Hall, 4 Church St, Niverville (784-2233).

The skies above
TIDES Hudson: High, 11:43 p.m./Low, 6:04 p.m.
SUNRISE/SUNSET 6:11 a.m./7:43 p.m.
MOONRISE/MOONSET 1:03 a.m. / 4:34 p.m.

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