Wednesday, March 1, 2017 local almanac
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Local weather forecast:
TODAY: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9 a.m., then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3 p.m. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Mostly cloudy. High near 68. Wednesday night, a chance of rain and thunderstorms before 1 a.m., then a slight chance of rain between 1 a.m. and 3 a.m. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. The National Weather Service in Albany has issued a Wind Advisory for all of eastern New York and adjacent western New England from 7 p.m., Wednesday, through 7 p.m., Thursday. Wind gusts could get up to 50 mph. Mostly cloudy. Low around 35.
FORECAST FOR THE NEXT TWO DAYS
THURSDAY: Mostly sunny. High near 37. Thursday night, partly cloudy. Low around 23.
FRIDAY: A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy. High near 35. Friday night, partly cloudy. Low around 15.
Sunrise today: 6:28 a.m.
Sunset today: 5:46 p.m.
LENGTH OF THE DAY: 11:17 hrs.
Today is the first Wednesday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
All numbers are in the 518 area code unless otherwise noted.
COLUMBIA County Board of Supervisors Broadband Sub-committee meeting, 4 p.m. at 401 State Street, Hudson (828-1527).
COPAKE Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234).
GREENE County Legislature Health Services Committee, County Resources Committee and Public Safety Committee meetings, 5 p.m. at 411 Main Street, Catskill (719-3200).
GREENPORT Town Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 600 Town Hall Drive, Greenport (828-4656).
GREENVILLE Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 11159 Route 32, Greenville (966-5055).
HUDSON Common Council Youth and Aging Committee meeting, 5:30 p.m.; Arts, Entertainment and Tourism Committee meeting, 6:45 p.m. at City Hall, 520 Warren St., Hudson (828-1030).
JEWETT Zoning Board of Appeals meeting, 7 p.m. at municipal building, 3547 Co. Rte. 23C, Jewett (263-4646).
KINDERHOOK Zoning Board of Appeals meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 4 Church St, Niverville (784-2233).
PRATTSVILLE Planning Board meeting, 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 14517 Main St., Prattsville (299-3125).
VALATIE Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Martin H. Glynn Municipal Building, 3211 Church St., Valatie (758-9806).
PLANNED PARENTHOOD Fundraiser, 5 p.m., Mar. 3 at Traghaven Whiskey Pub and Co., Tivoli. Bard's Jazz Today and The Cupcakes perform.
PEOPLE'S MARCH for Education Justice, 1 p.m., Mar. 4 at locations across New York: Buffalo, Rochester, Schenectady, Kingston and New York City. Organized by Citizen Action of the Hudson Valley and Alliance for Quality Education of New York.
NEW YORK CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION Day of Action, Mar. 13. Action at State Capitol in Albany by the NYCLU against policies of the Republican administration.