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Wednesday, March 13, 2013 local almanac

Mar 13, 2013 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 52F; low 27F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 50F; low 27F.[/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:

Today: A slight chance of rain showers before 3 p.m., then scattered rain and snow showers. Mostly sunny. High near 47. Scattered rain and snow showers before 9 p.m., then scattered snow showers. Mostly cloudy. Low around 25. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Forecast for the next three days:

Thursday: Mostly cloudy. High near 36. Thursday night, partly cloudy. Low around 19.
Friday: Mostly sunny. High near 41. A slight chance of snow after 2 a.m. Mostly cloudy overnight. Low around 28.
Saturday: A chance of snow before 11 a.m., then a chance of rain and snow between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., turning to rain thereafter. Cloudy. High near 40. Saturday night mostly cloudy. Low around 27.

Sunrise today: 7:11 a.m.
Sunset today: 6:59 p.m.

Length of the day: 12:12 hrs.

Town meetings

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

VILLAGE OF ATHENS Board meets at 6:30 p.m at the Athens Community Center, 2 First St., Athens (945-1551).
CLERMONT Planning Board meets at Town Hall at 7 p.m. at 1795 Route 9, Clermont (537-6868).
COLUMBIA COUNTY holds a full Board of Supervisors meeting at 7:30 p.m. at 401 State St. in Hudson.
COPAKE Resource Advisory Committee meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234).
GHENT Planning Board Application meeting and Zoning Board of Appeals meeting, 7 p.m. both at Town Hall, 2306 State Route 66, Ghent (392-4644).
HUDSON Planning Commission (tentative) meets at 7 p.m. at City Hall, 520 Warren Street, Hudson (828-1030).
JEWETT Town meeting at 7 p.m., at Municipal Bldg. 3547 Co. Rt. 23C (263-4626).
KINDERHOOK Town’s 9 & 9H Corridor Committee meets at 7 p.m. at at Town Hall, 4 Church St, Niverville (784-2233).
KINDERHOOK Village Board meeting and budget hearing, 7 p.m. at 6 Chatham Street, Kinderhook (758-9882).

The day ahead on 90.7-FM

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

12 a.m. (midnight): Radio News: FCC Senate Oversight Hearing Highlights from the Tue., Mar. 12, U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation hearing “Oversight of the Federal Communications Commission.”
12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: Cartoons at Midnight Radio cartoons, songs from Carl Stalling, sound effects, and more, from Muppets to Warner Bros.
1 a.m.: Vital Weekly: Machinefabriek Episode 872 of weekly experimental new music show, by folks formerly behind Staalplaat. Click here for playlist 872.
2 a.m.: A Night of International Noise A Night of International Noise rebroadcast from June 1, 2001 featuring Einleitungszeit (Slovakia), Schloss Tegal (U.S.), Lux Mammoth (Australia), Perlonex (Berlin), Skrol (Czech Republic), Ortho (Brooklyn), Damian Catera (ex-Condemek), Brutum Fulmen (CT), Joe Christ (film "My Struggle"), DJ Dan Bodah (WFMU), DJ Brian Gilroy (Viodre), DJ Jared Turinsky (Extraction Records).
5 a.m.: Shortwave/Pirates: Man in the Moon Radio First, "The RAIN Report," with 14-year-old Danny McReynolds/KD4ILX reading his paper "Writing Your Own Radio Control Software" from the 2012 Dayton Hamvention Youth forum. Then, from "PiratesWeek," pirates in the news this week include a Boston Radio Pirate Runs for Mayor and we take a look at the FCC Activities. Chris Smolinski writes on his blog about the 2012 pirate activities. Select postings from the Free Radio Network, HF Underground and note stations logged per the Free Radio Weekly. ‭Off Air Recordings include the stations of: Man in the Moon Radio, Boombox Radio, Voice of Alix and another blast from the past- WSRR Solid Rock Radio. Radio confiscation in Zimbabwe and the pirate forum from the fest with George Zeller.

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

The WGXC 90.7-FM Spring Pledge Drive continues all week. To make your tax-deductible donation, call (518) 828-0290, or visit wgxc.org/donate.

6 a.m.: Al Jazeera English
7 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, with host Philip Grant.
10 a.m.: The Right Opinion: Tom DePietro This edition of The Right Opinion will include guest Tom DePietro who will be discussing the meaning of "Libertarian" and the history and future of the libertarian movement. Plus music and more from the pledge drive. Hosted by Ed Fertik.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: Al Jazeera English
6:30 p.m.: Free Speech Radio News
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