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Friday, June 23, 2017 local almanac

Jun 23, 2017 12:01 am

The WGXC Radios in Motion 2017 Spring Pledge Drive continues. WGXC programmers, volunteers and staff must raise $20,000 to keep WGXC Hands-on Radio on the air, live and local during the coming months. Your support will make all the difference. Call (518) 697-7400 or go online to wgxc.org [slash] donate. Thank you for supporting creative community radio in New York's Greene and Columbia counties.

Local weather forecast:
TODAY: Showers and thunderstorms are likely, mainly between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. The National Weather Service in Albany reports there is a marginal risk of severe thunderstorms. The primary threat will be damaging wind gusts. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy. High near 83. Friday night, showers and thunderstorms are likely before 5 a.m., then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5 a.m. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy. Low around 68.

FORECAST FOR THE NEXT TWO DAYS
SATURDAY: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny. High near 82. Saturday night, partly cloudy. Low around 58.
SUNDAY: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 p.m. Mostly sunny. High near 78. Sunday night, a chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8 p.m. Partly cloudy. Low around 54.

Sunrise today: 5:20 a.m.
Sunset today: 8:35 p.m.
LENGTH OF THE DAY: 15:15 hrs.

PUBLIC MEETINGS
Today is the fourth Friday of the month.

WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
All numbers are in the 518 area code unless otherwise noted.

HUDSON Historic Preservation Commission meeting, 10 a.m., at City Hall, 520 Warren Street, Hudson (828-1030).

POLITICAL EVENTS
Weekly events:
Citizen Action HV Action Night, 5:30 p.m., every Tuesday at 7 Grand Street, Kingston. Information at hudsonvalley@citizenactionny.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) 399-247 or newpaltzclimateaction@gmail.com.
Faso Friday, 12 p.m., every Friday at U.S. Rep. John Faso's District Office, 2 Hudson Street, Kinderhook. Information at erinpersists@gmail.com.

Community Speakout on Real News / Fake News, 2 p.m., Jun. 24 at Morris Memorial, Chatham. Scheduled to participate: Victor Navasky, former editor, The Nation; Elaine Salisbury, journalism professor, SUNY Albany; Tom Palmer, journalist, Times Union; Joel Simon, director, Committee to Protect Journalists. Moderated by Michael Singer. Sponsored by Indivisible Chatham.