Wednesday, February 24, 2016 local almanac
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The National Weather Service Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 9 a.m., Wed., Feb. 24 for the Hudson Valley from Schenectady and Albany southward, and the central and southern Taconics and Litchfield, Conn. Light freezing rain, occasionally mixed with sleet and snow, are expected. Ice accumulations of up to one tenth of an inch and snow accumulations up to 2 inches are possible. Freezing rain and sleet will continue until temperatures rise above freezing around 9 a.m. Hazardous travel conditions are possible.
Local weather forecast
Today: Periods of light rain before 10 a.m., then periods of rain after 10 a.m. High near 42. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent. Wednesday night, rain and possibly a thunderstorm. Temperature rising to around 49 by 1 a.m. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent.
FORECAST FOR THE NEXT TWO DAYS
THURSDAY: Showers likely, mainly before 7 a.m. Cloudy. High new 51. Thursday night, a chance of rain and snow showers before 2 a.m., then a slight chance of snow showers between 2 a.m. and 3 a.m. Cloudy. Low around 26.
FRIDAY: Mostly sunny. High near 30. Friday night, partly cloudy. Low around 17.
Sunrise today: 6:37 a.m.
Sunset today: 5:39 p.m.
LENGTH OF THE DAY: 11:01
Today is the fourth Wednesday of the month. WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location. (All numbers are in the 518 area code unless otherwise noted.)
ATHENS Village Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Community Center, 2 First St., Athens (945-1551).
CATSKILL Central School District Board of Education meeting, 7 p.m. at high school, 341 Main St., Catskill (943-4696).
COLUMBIA County Board of Supervisors Public Works Committee meeting, 5 p.m. at 401 State St., Hudson (828-1527).
COPAKE Hamlet Revitalization Task Force meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 230 Mountain View Rd., Copake (329-1234).
HUDSON Common Council Public Works Committee meeting, 5:30 p.m.; Legal Committee, 6:15 p.m.; Zoning Board of Appeals public hearing and regular meeting, 7 p.m.; all at City Hall, 520 Warren Street, Hudson (828-1030).
PHILMONT Village Board Workshop meeting, 7 p.m., Village Hall, 124 Main St., Philmont (672-7032).
TACONIC Hills Central School District Board of Education meeting, 6:30 p.m. in board room, 73 County Route 11A, Craryville (325-0390).