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Thursday, October 16, 2014 local almanac

Oct 16, 2014 12:05 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 68F; low 52F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 70F; low 53F.[/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 east central New York, western Massachusetts, southern Vermont and northwestern Connecticut. A widespread, one- to two-inch rainfall is expected through Thursday. Embedded bands of heavy rain will lead to locally higher amounts. Due to recent dry conditions river flooding is not expected; however, minor flooding of urban and other drainage locations will be possible, especially where fallen leaves clog storm drains. Isolated thunderstorms are also possible. Some of the thunderstorms may produce brief gusty winds.

Today: Rain and possibly a thunderstorm before 1 p.m., then rain likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 72. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent. Thursday night, a chance of showers, mainly before 8 p.m. Mostly cloudy. Low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.

Forecast for the next three days:
Friday: Partly sunny. High near 71. Friday night, partly cloudy. Low around 52.
Saturday: A chance of showers. Partly sunny. High near 67. Saturday night, a slight chance of showers before 2 a.m. Mostly cloudy. Low around 43.
Sunday: Partly sunny. High near 53. Sunday night, partly cloudy. Low around 34.

Sunrise today: 7:10 a.m.
Sunset today: 6:11 p.m.
Length of the day: 11:01 hrs.

Public meetings
Today is the third Thursday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location. (All telephone numbers are in the 518 area code except where noted.)

ANCRAM Town Board meeting, 7 p.m. in Town Hall at 1416 County Rte. 7, Ancram (329-6512).
CHATHAM Town Board meeting, 7 p.m. Town Hall, 488 State Route 295, Chatham (392-3262).
COLUMBIA COUNTY Office for the Aging public hearing on the proposed 2015-16 Annual Implementation Plan, 11:30 a.m. at the Philmont Area Senior Community Center, Albert L. Tripp Center, 93 Main St., Philmont (828-4258).
COLUMBIA COUNTY Board of Supervisors Public Safety Committee meeting, 5 p.m. at County Office Building, 401 State Street, Hudson (828-1527).
COXSACKIE-ATHENS Board of Education meeting, 6:30 p.m. at high school, 24 Sunset Blvd., Coxsackie (731-1800).
COPAKE Land Use Review Committee meeting, 7 p.m., at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234).
DURHAM Town Board meeting, 7:30 p.m. in Town Building, 7309 State Rt. 81, East Durham (239-6122).
GHENT Town Board meeting, 7:30 p.m. at the Ghent Town Hall, 2306 State Route 66, Ghent (392-4644).
HUDSON Common Council Economic Development Committee meeting, 6 p.m. at City Hall, 520 Warren Street, Hudson (828-1030).
KINDERHOOK Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. Town Hall, 4 Church St, Niverville (784-2233).
WINDHAM Town Board meeting, 8 p.m. at Town Hall, 371 State Rt. 296, Hensonville (734-4170).

The day ahead on WGXC 90.7-FM
1 a.m.: Selected Songs: Bob Bellerue Bob Bellerue, recent artist-in-resident, is featured.
5 a.m.: Arts Express Radio: John Waters John Waters talks Lennon, also world television and poetry. From Pacifica Radio.

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
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. Hosted by Jess Puglisi. News, weather, events and music, along with audio from the Ginsberg's public hearing held Wed., Oct. 15. Live from the Hudson studio. Call in and have your say: (518) 828-0290.
10 a.m.: We the People: Tiffany Martin Hamilton Hudson FORWARD founder Tiffany Martin Hamilton will be in the Hudson studio to discuss the citizens' group and its agenda. Call (518) 828-0290 to have your say. Hosted by Tom DePietro.
11 a.m.: One Size Fits All: 20141016 An hour long investigation into the idea of amplified sound, with Your Host. We will begin with Lata Mangeshkar and conclude with Grachan Moncur lll. Full playlist found at www.Facebook.com/OneSizeWGXC
2 p.m.: Between the Lines: Rosary O'Neill A show with a distinctly New Orleans flavor. Local author, screenwriter, playwright, director and scholar Rosary O'Neill Ph.D., a New Orleans native, discusses her new book, "New Orleans Carnival Krewes: The History, Spirit and Secrets of Mardi Gras." She will also delve into her play about Edgar Degas in New Orleans, and discuss a TV series based on her own family's story. So dust off that carnival mask and spend a little time in the Big Easy. Hosted by Ann Forbes Cooper.
3 p.m.: Radio Theatre: Edgar Allan Poe Lou Reed, William S. Burroughs and MC Lars, and "Tha Bells."
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: WGXC Evening News: Public Hearing on the Ginsberg's Proposal Special hour-long edition with recordings from the Columbia County Industrial Development Agency's public hearing on the Ginsberg’s PILOT proposal will be aired. The hearing was held Oct. 15 at the A.B. Shaw Firehouse in Claverack. The hearing was conducted for public comment on the tax breaks and incentives in the proposed PILOT (Payment in Lieu of Taxes) program for the Ginsberg's expansion project.
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