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Wednesday, May 20, 2015 local almanac

May 20, 2015 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 60F; low 41F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 61F; low 41F.[/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 has issued a Special Weather Statement for the Hudson Valley, Central Taconics and the Berkshires. Gusty winds will lead to elevated fire risk Wednesday afternoon across the region. The combination of still fairly dry fuels, low humidity and the gusty wind will make for an elevated fire spread potential all afternoon.

Tonight there is a Frost Advisory in effect for Western Greene, Albany, and Ulster counties from 1 a.m. until 8 a.m. Thu., May 21.

Today: Partly sunny. High near 63. Wednesday night, partly cloudy. Low around 40.

Forecast for the next three days:

Thursday: Partly sunny. High near 70. Thursday night, mostly cloudy. Low around 46.
Friday: Mostly sunny. High near 69. Friday night, mostly clear. Low around 40.
Saturday: Sunny. High near 67. Saturday night, mostly clear. Low around 44.

Sunrise today: 5:29 a.m.
Sunset today: 8:15 p.m.
Length of the day: 14:45 hrs.

Public meeting
Today is the third Wednesday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
(All numbers are in the 518 area code unless otherwise noted.)

CATSKILL Town Board meeting, 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 439 Main St., Catskill (943-2141).
COLUMBIA COUNTY Board of Supervisors Human Services Committee meeting, 5 p.m. at County Office Building, 401 State Street, Hudson (828-1527).
GERMANTOWN Board of Education meeting, 6:30 p.m. in the Elementary Music Room, Germantown School, 123 Main St., Germantown (537-6281).
GHENT Planning Board, 7 p.m., at Town Hall, 2306 State Route 66, Ghent (392-4644).
GREENE COUNTY Public hearing, 6:20 p.m.; Legislature meeting, 6:30 p.m. All at County Building, 411 Main St., Catskill (719-3270).
HUDSON Zoning Board of Appeals meeting, 6:30 p.m. at City Hall, 520 Warren Street, Hudson (828-1030).
STUYVESANT Zoning Revision Committee meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 5 Sunset Dr., Stuyvesant (758-6248).
TACONIC town meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 909 Rte. 82, Taghkanic (851-7638).
TACONIC HILLS Board of Education meeting, 6:30 p.m. at Central Office boardroom, 73 Co. Rte. 11A, Craryville (325-2800).

The day ahead on WGXC 90.7-FM
1 a.m.: Vital Weekly: Haarvöl Episode 982 of weekly experimental new music show, by folks formerly behind Staalplaat. Click on title for playlist 982.
2 a.m.: Tabs Out: Crank Sturgeon Cassette-only show with some good-natured wise crackin’ and way way out there jams by Fire Death, Mus.Hiba, Macula Dog, Supermoon, Lewis, Macho Alex, RED Trio, Mathias Grassow, Millions, Tether, Xanthocephalus, Juxwal, The Variable Why, Dagir Du, and Crank Sturgeon.
5:05 a.m.: Talk Nation Radio: David Segal David Segal is the Executive Director of Demand Progress. He discusses the current struggles to end mass surveillance by the U.S. government and to keep the internet free and open. Segal is a former Democratic Rhode Island State Representative, and served on the Providence City Council as a member of the Green Party.

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 The WGXC Morning Show is a radio magazine show featuring local news, interviews with community leaders and personalities, a rundown of public meetings, local and regional events, with weather updates, and more about and for the community. Broadcast live from the WGXC Acra Studio at the Wave Farm Study Center in Greene Co. Hosted by Tom Roe.
8 a.m.: Democracy Now! hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez. National, daily, independent, award-winning news program providing audiences with access to people and perspectives rarely heard in the U.S. corporate-sponsored media.
9 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show continues.
10 a.m.: @Issue: Carole Osterink, Steve Dunn Discussion focused on Hudson's weighted vote system and ward boundaries with blogger Carole Osterink and attorney Steve Dunn. Hosted by Victor Mendolia and Debby Mayer.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: WGXC Evening News: Community Power Local news, weather updates, public meeting listings, and national headlines from Public News Service. The local interview of the day is the second installment of "Community Power," a year-long, monthly series of interviews about Governor Andrew M. Cuomo's New York Energy Highway Blueprint, the local response to that initiative, and the Cultural Resources Survey of Livingston. In this interview, Erin Tobin, Director of Preservation for the Preservation League of New York discusses the Preservation League's Community Resource Survey Grants, including the grant made to the town of Livingston. Tobin spoke with Tom Masterson at the WGXC Hudson Studio, April 9, 2015.
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