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Wednesday, January 16, 2013 local almanac

Jan 16, 2013 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 34F; low 91F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 36F; low 19F.[/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 Winter Weather Advisory throughout the listening area, through 7 p.m. tonight. Snow this morning may mix with, or change over to sleet or rain by early this afternoon. Accumulations of three to six inches expected, resulting in hazardous driving conditions.

Today: Rain, snow and sleet, mainly before 2 p.m. High near 33. New snow accumulation of one to three inches possible. Partly cloudy overnight. Low around 29.

The outlook for the next three days:

Thursday: Mostly sunny. High near 36. Partly cloudy overnight. Low around 12.
Friday: Mostly sunny. High near 28. Mostly cloudy overnight. Low around 19.
Saturday: Partly sunny. High near 39. Mostly cloudy. Low around 27.

Sunrise today: 7:21 a.m.
Sunset today: 4:50 p.m.

Length of the day: 9 hrs., 29 min.

Town meetings

Today is the third Wednesday of the month.
(WGXC suggests you call ahead to confirm time and location.)

CATSKILL at 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 439 Main St., Catskill.
COLUMBIA COUNTY Human Services meeting at 4 p.m. at County Office Building, 401 State Street, Hudson.
GHENT Planning Board session at 7 p.m., at Town Hall, 2306 State Route 66, Ghent (392-4644).
GREENE COUNTY Legislature meeting at 6:30 p.m. at County Building, 411 Main St., Catskill (719-3270).
HUDSON Zoning Board of Appeals meeting (tentative) at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall, 520 Warren Street, Hudson (828-1030).

The day ahead on 90.7-FM

Midnight to 5:59 a.m.: Free103point9 Transmission Arts overnight

6 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.: WGXC Hands-On Community Radio

6 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show Hosted by Philip Grant. Morning news, music, interviews features and agriculture reporting. Call in with your views at 518-828-0290.
8 a.m.: Democracy Now! hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.
9 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show continues with local news, events, music and more.
11 a.m.: Al Jazeera English
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show: Cus D'Amato's 105th Birthday Catskill boxing legend Cus D'Amato was born Jan. 17, 1908, 105 years ago. This show, live from the Catskill Community Center with host Matt Bua, traces the history of boxing in Catskill, with famous boxing songs, including one from The Felice Brothers about Cus D'Amato. The Ulster County-based band will be interviewed about the song, "Cus's Catskill Gym." Bua will also talk with Dr. Scott Weiss and Paige Stover Hague, who wrote "Confusing the Enemy: The Cus D'Amato Story." Weiss and Hague will host a multi-media presentation and question-and-answer session from 6-9 p.m. Jan. 19 at the Catskill Community Center. From Wikipedia: "Constantine "Cus" D'Amato (January 17, 1908 – November 4, 1985) was an American boxing manager and trainer who handled the careers of Mike Tyson, Floyd Patterson, José Torres, and Vinnie Ferguson. Several successful boxing trainers, including Teddy Atlas, Kevin Rooney, and Joe Fariello, were tutored by D'Amato. He is known for developing the 'peek-a-boo' boxing style in which a fighter holds his hands high in front of his face." Plus news and events in Greene and Columbia counties, local weather, music, and more.
6 p.m.: Al Jazeera English
6:30 p.m.: Free Speech Radio News