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Thursday, May 8, 2014 local almanac

May 08, 2014 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 71F; low 51F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 70F; low 52F.[/caption]









READ TEMPERATURE IN HUDSON: On thermometer in Studio A.

FAR LEFT: The temperature on the far left is from the Hawthorne Valley Farm Weather Page.
MIDDLE TEMP: Cairo from Weather Underground page.
FAR RIGHT: Catskill from Weather Underground page.

Local weather forecast
Today’s forecast is specific to Catskill, in Greene County:

The National Weather Service in Albany has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for northwestern Connecticut, western Massachusetts, east central New York and southern Vermont. Scattered, non-severe thunderstorms are expected Thursday night.

Today: Isolated showers between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Mostly cloudy. High near 68. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent. Thursday night, scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2 a.m. Increasing clouds, with a low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.

Forecast for the next three days:
Friday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3 p.m. Mostly cloudy. High near 65. Friday night, scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy. Low around 57.
Scattered showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Cloudy. High near 77. Saturday night, scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy. Low around 57.
Sunday: Mostly sunny. High near 78. Sunday night, partly cloudy. Low around 57.

Sunrise today: 5:40 a.m.
Sunset today: 8:02 p.m.
Length of the day: 14:22 hrs.

Town meetings
Today is the second Thursday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.

CHATHAM Village meeting at 7:30 p.m. at Village Hall, 77 Main Street, Chatham (392-5821).
COPAKE Town Board meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 230 Mountainview Road, Copake (329-1234).
GALLATIN Town Board meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 667 Route 7, Ancram (398-7519).
GREENE COUNTY Finance & Audit committee meets at 5 p.m. at County Building, 411 Main St., Catskill (719-3270).
KINDERHOOK Planning Board Workshop meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 4 Church St, Niverville (784-2233).
LIVINGSTON Town board meets at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 119 County Route 19.
STUYVESANT Town board meets at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 5 Sunset Drive, Stuyvesant (758-6248).
TANNERSVILLE Village trustees meet at 7 p.m. in their Village Hall on Route 23A.
WINDHAM Town board meets at 8 p.m. at Town Hall, 371 State Rt. 296, Hensonville (734-4170).

The day ahead on 90.7-FM

12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: Sontag Shogun, Patrick Higgins, Aaron Martin Sontag Shogun, Patrick Higgins, and Aaron Martin recorded performances from Sat., May 3. Sontag Shogun is a Brooklyn-based piano/electronics/tape loops project. Patrick Higgins is a New York-based composer/performer of experimental music. Higgins also plays guitar and composes in ZS, hailed by the New York Times as “one of the strongest avant-garde bands in New York,” and runs Future-Past Studios in Hudson, NY. Aaron Martin is a Topeka-based ambient cellist.

6 a.m.: Background Briefing with Ian Masters Inside breaking international and national news. A radio program featuring international and national news, expert guests, policy makers and critics with analysis and insight on national security, foreign and domestic policy, political, cultural and social issues. This program goes far beyond the headlines and deep under the radar to bring forward truths unheard in the American media.
7 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show: Ananthakrishnan Ramani, Kendra Shank, John Stowell Ananthakrishnan Ramani, M.D., Chief of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology in the Department of Medicine at Columbia Memorial Hospital will discuss Lyme disease. What is it? How is it contracted? What precautions should be taken to control or prevent the disease? Cheryl K of the Jazz Disturbance will interview vocalist Kendra Shank and guitarist John Stowell during the third hour. Plus news, weather, events, music, and more. Hosted by Noah Reibel, for Philip Grant.
8 a.m.: Democracy Now! hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.
9 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show continues.
10 a.m.: Prison Voices Project: Rally to End Incarceration Injustice This episode features Cornell West, keynote speaker at the Rally to End Incarceration Injustice, which took place Mon., May 5, in Albany, N.Y. The program will also feature highlights from the press conference of the Coalition Against Isolated Confinement and more from the rally, march and day of action, which brought together organizations from across the state of New York to harmonize their voices in a growing movement to end the New Jim Crow mass incarceration. Information at www.nysprisonerjustice.org. Hosted by Cory Fischer-Hoffman.
2 p.m.: The Passage: David Eustace A conversation with Canadian visual artist David Eustace, who recently completed an 18-month time lapse photography project in Austerlitz and will be artist-in-residence at McDaris Gallery in Hudson later this year. Produced by Richard Roth.
3 p.m.: Radio Theatre: The Four Just Men The Four Just Men, Part 1, The Scale of Justice Must Balance . An anthology series of dramas and comedies for radio. Each week a program will be made up of one radio play. Produced at KSVR Studios at the radio station KSVR-FM in Mount Vernon, Washington. The actors are from the Skagit Radio Repertory Company. The producer is Joseph C McGuire. Based on stories written by L.T. Meade and Robert Eustace; Adapted for radio be Heather Elliott. Written by Edgar Wallace; Adapted for radio by Barry M Putt Jr. Edgar Wallace, an early 20th century thriller writer, writes a story about a group of four men who decide when justice fails that must they step in to re-balance the scales. Using threats, terror, ultimatums and death they attack the elite rich and politicians who attempt to grind lower class under their heel. Two Washington DC women Metropolitan cops are are out to stop the The Four Just Men before they attack again. The Scales of Justice Must Balance. Produced by Joseph C McGuire. Edited by Jay Charles. Performers: The Skagit Radio Repertory Company. Made with a grant from the Corporation For Public Broadcasting. From Pacifica Radio.
3:30 p.m.: Kids' Brain Radio Live from the Catskill Community Center. Hosted by Sam Sebren and Matt Bua.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show: Nancy Ginsburg, Susan Simon, the Art Omi Writers Columbia County resident Nancy Ginsburg, star of the Food Network show, "Farmhouse Rules," will be in the studio talk about the new season, and Susan Simon will discuss potatoes as part of her ongoing pantry series. In the second hour, the Art Omi International Arts Center writers-in-residence will read from their work. Plus, news, weather, events, music and more. Hosted by Ellen Thurston and Tom DePietro.
6 p.m.: Feature Story News
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