Thursday, July 31, 2014 local almanac
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 77F; low 57F.[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 77F; low 57F.[/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. Thunderstorms are possible all day Thursday, especially between the late morning and early evening hours. Some of the storms may be strong to severe with damaging winds and large hail. The greatest threat for severe storms will be along and north of Interstate 90.
Today: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10 a.m. Some of the storms could produce small hail and gusty winds. Partly sunny. High near 77. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent. Thursday night, a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10 p.m. Partly cloudy. Low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.
Forecast for the next three days:
Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 p.m. Partly sunny. High near 81. Friday night, a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy. Low around 62.
Saturday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8 a.m. Mostly cloudy. High near 81. Saturday night, a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy. Low around 63.
Sunday: A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy. High near 79. Sunday night, a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy. Low around 63.
Today is the fifth/last Thursday of the month.
WGXC is unaware of any recurring meetings scheduled for today.
The day ahead on WGXC 90.7-FM
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 News, weather, events, music and more. Broadcast live from the Catskill Community Center. Hosted by Pete Lievense.
8 a.m.: Democracy Now! hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.
9 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show continues.
10 a.m.: We the People: Alexis Keith Alexis Keith of the Staley B. Keith Social Justice Center discusses the organization and its ongoing work in the community, and with the Columbia County Department of Social Services. (Previous aired June 19.) Hosted by Tom DePietro.
11 a.m.: One Size Fits All: 20140731 An hour-long investigation into the idea of amplified sound, beginning with Estelle & Joni Rewind and concluding with Bobby Hutcherson. Full playlist found at www.facebook.com/OneSizeWGXC. Produced by Your Host.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: Feature Story News
7 p.m.: The Jazz Disturbance: David Weiss, John Esposit, Jeff "Siege" Siegel Join host Cheryl K. for two interviews. The first with trumpeter David Weiss, who will be performing with The Cookers at the Belleayre Music Festival in Highmount, NY, Sat., Aug. 2. Plus, a conversation with pianist John Esposito and drummer Jeff “Siege” Siegel, who will take part in a memorial concert for saxophonist Jeff Marx on Sun., Aug. 3 at the Colony Café in Woodstock, NY. For information: belleayremusic.org, and colonycafewoodstock.com.