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Thursday, May 23, 2013 local almanac

May 23, 2013 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 77F; low 54F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 77F; low 59F.[/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 Hazardous Weather Outlook continues, for northwestern Connecticut, western Massachusetts, east central New York and southern Vermont through Thursday night. Scattered thunderstorms are expected. Some may be severe, producing damaging winds. Heavy rainfall is expected with some storms, which will lead to ponding of water on roadways. Minor flooding of poor drainage and low-lying areas and rises on small streams.

Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. High near 78. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent. Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, tonight. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent.

Forecast for the next three days:

Friday: Showers. High near 64. A slight chance of showers, Chance of precipitation is 80 percent. Showers likely Friday night. Cloudy. Low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent.
Saturday: Cloudy. High near 61. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. A chance of showers, Saturday night. Partly cloudy overnight. Low around 45.
Sunday: A chance of showers before 2 p.m. Mostly cloudy. High near 62. Sunday night, partly cloudy. Low around 44.

Sunrise today: 5:26 a.m.
Sunset today: 8:18 p.m.

Length of the day: 14:51 hrs.

Town meetings

Today is the fourth Thursday of the month.
(WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.)

CHATHAM Village Board meeting at 7:30 p.m. at Village Hall, 77 Main Street, Chatham (392-5821).
COLUMBIA COUNTY Financial Review Committee at 1 p.m., Budget/Salary Committee at 2:30 p.m. and Salary Review Committee immediately following Budget/Salary, at County Office Building, 401 State Street, Hudson (828-1527).
COPAKE Zoning Board of Appeals meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234).
GERMANTOWN Planning Board meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 50 Palatine Park Road, Germantown (537-6687).
STUYVESANT Greenway Committee meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 5 Sunset Drive, Stuyvesant (758-6248).
WINDHAM Town Board meets at 8 p.m. at Town Hall, 371 State Rt. 296, Hensonville (734-4170).

The day ahead on 90.7-FM

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

12 a.m. (midnight): Radio News: Headlines Radio and media news.
12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: Open All Night Bruce Springsteen songs about the night. "Open All Night, "Because the Night," "Night," "Spirit in the Night," "State Trooper," "Jungleland," "Prove It All Night," "Rosalita ("Come Out Tonight)," "Meeting Across the River," "Something in the Night," and "Drive All Night." Most songs contain radio references.
1 a.m.: Selected Songs: No Neck Blues Band Compositions and improvisations from the No Neck Blues Band are featured.
3 a.m.: Mystery Science Radio: The War of the Worlds Jeff Wayne's Rock version of "War of the Worlds." Mystery Science Radio is an improvised low tech homage to B Movies, obscure music, Mystery Science Theater 3000, Cinematic Titanic, Doctor Demento, shortwave radio, Coleman Francis, Ed Wood, lo-fi radio, and of course the Hal Warren cult film "Manos: The Hands of Fate." From radio4all.net
5 a.m.: Resisting Drones Recorded at Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Binghamton, Binghamton, NY; May 14, 2013. Jim Clune, past president of Broome County Peace Action and just returned from a ten day stay in jail for protesting drones at Hancock airbase in Syracuse, was the featured speaker at Broome County Peace Action's annual meeting. He spoke about the spreading use of Drones (unmanned aircraft) and the growing opposition to their use in conducting illegal warfare.

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

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, weather, and events. Call 518-828-0290 to comment during the "WGXC Morning Show." Hosted by Philip Grant.
10 a.m.: Prison Voices Project: Restorative Justice How can we address the root causes of crime, repair the harm that has been caused and restore our communities? Restorative justice is a theory of justice which has the goal of bringing together those most affected by the criminal act—the offender, the victim, and community members—in a nonadversarial process to encourage offender accountability and meet the needs of the victims and offender to repair the harms resulting from the crime (more information below). School Officials, and community members in Hudson, NY are searching for alternatives to incarceration of our youth. They are beginning to explore models of Restorative justice as an alternative to suspensions, PINS (persons in need of supervision) and incarceration. Tune in to hear coverage of a panel featuring Hon. Richard Koweek Columbia County Family Court Judge & Mr. Lee Wynn former Director of Office of Children and Families Services Tyron Facility for boys, members of the Staley B. Keith Social Justice Center and other community members as they work from identifying the problems of the school to prison pipeline and begin to move towards a solution: Restorative Justice. This Program also features the voices of Restorative Justice experts Howard Zehr and Dominic Bartle as well as a youth-produced piece by Radio Rootz.
3 p.m.: Radio Theatre: Dark Tales An anthology series of dramas and comedies for radio. Produced at KSVR Studios at the radio station KSVR-FM in Mount Vernon, Washington. The actors are from the Skagit Radio Repertory Company. The producer is Joseph C McGuire. Original stories by David Van Meer. "Girl By the Side of the Road," careful who you pick up at late at night. It could be very dangerous. "Ghost Road," in a dust storm in the desert it is best if you pull over as fast as possible or bad things may happen. From Pacifica Radio.
3:30 p.m.: Kids' Brain Radio Live from the Catskill Community Center. Hosted by Matt Bua and Sam Sebren.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show: Marina Abramović Marina Abramović, with Siena Oristaglio, discusses plans for the Marina Abramović Institute (MAI), crowd funding and other fundraising, the upcoming MAI prototype and her collaboration with Robert Wilson at the Luminato Festival in Toronto ("The Life and Death of Marina Abramović"), MAI's relationship with the Hudson community and more. Also, Russell Gibson, owner of The Barlow, will be in the studio to discuss the hotel's grand opening, Memorial Day weekend. Plus local news, events, music and more. Ellen Thurston and Victor Mendolia, co-hosts. Listeners are invited to call in during the show and have their say at (518) 828-0290.
6 p.m.: Al Jazeera English
6:30 p.m.: Free Speech Radio News
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