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Thursday, May 9, 2013 local almanac

May 09, 2013 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 72F; low 48F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 72F; low 48F.[/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 northwestern Connecticut, western Massachusetts, east central New York and southern Vermont for today and tonight. There is a slight chance of non-severe thunderstorms this afternoon and early evening. Any thunderstorm will be capable of producing small hail up to a half an inch in diameter. Any thunderstorm that does form will generally move from west to east at the speed of 10 mph, or less. There is also a chance of thunderstorms Friday afternoon into the evening, ahead of a cold front, and again on Saturday.

Today: A chance of showers before 2 p.m., then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m., then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5 p.m. Cloudy. High near 69. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. Tonight, a chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8 p.m., then a slight chance of showers between 8 p.m. and 2 a.m. Mostly cloudy. Low around 48.

Forecast for the next three days:

Friday: Isolated showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 p.m. Partly sunny. High near 80. A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 9 p.m. Cloudy. Low around 59.
Saturday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy. High near 75. Showers likely, mainly before 2 a.m. Mostly cloudy. Low around 50.
Sunday: A chance of showers before noon. Partly sunny. High near 66. Mostly cloudy overnight. Low around 39.

Sunrise today: 5:39 a.m.
Sunset today: 8:04 p.m.

Length of the day: 14:24 hrs.

Town meetings

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

CHATHAM Village meeting at 7:30 p.m. at Village Hall, 77 Main Street, Chatham (392-5821).
COPAKE Town Board meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 230 Mountainview Road, Copake (329-1234).
GALLATIN Town Board meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 667 Route 7, Ancram (398-7519).
GREENE COUNTY Finance & Audit committee meets at 5 p.m. at County Building, 411 Main St., Catskill (719-3270).
KINDERHOOK Planning Board Workshop meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 4 Church St, Niverville (784-2233).
LIVINGSTON Town board meets at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 119 County Route 19.
STUYVESANT Town board meets at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 5 Sunset Drive, Stuyvesant (758-6248).
TANNERSVILLE Village trustees meet at 7 p.m. in their Village Hall on Route 23A.
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 headlines.
12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: May Songs Songs about the month of May are explored.
1 a.m.: Selected Songs: David Bowie Songs by Bowie, on a transmission theme. "DJ," "Starman," "Space Oddity," "Station to Station," "Sound and Vision," and other songs.
2 a.m.: Raiding the 20th Century DJ Food's 20th Century mash-up.
3 a.m.: Derek Piotr Tune-in to Connecticut-based artist Derek Piotr who will be live in WGXC's studios to present Radio Mantras, an EP of extended pieces based on his track "Radimantra." Released on Piotr's solo album Airing, "Radimantra" was composed using bells and samples of a car radio. From April 14, 2012.
5 a.m. Off the Hook: Off the Hook History  Do not call during rebroadcast. Off The Hook, from the hacker zine 2600, airs every Wednesday night at 7 p.m. ET in New York City on WBAI 99.5 FM, and is rebroadcast the next morning at 5 a.m. on WGXC and free103point9 Online Radio. It is simulcast online via streaming MP3 and via shortwave on WBCQ The Planet at 5110 KHz. Join #offthehook on irc.2600.net to chat during the show. Email show at oth [at] 2600.com Do not call during the 5 a.m. rebroadcast. Special broadcast with clips of historic "Off The Hook" shows.

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: The Catskill Jazz Factory After "Democracy Now!," tune in the Catskill Jazz Factory (CJF), a program of the Catskill Mountain Foundation, hosts and unites prominent U.S. jazz musicians – Wycliffe Gordon (trombone), Brandon Lee (trumpet), Alvin Atkinson (drums), Yasushi Nakamura (bass), and CJF Artistic Director Aaron Diehl (piano) – with approximately 100 middle and high school students from the Kingston Public School District in unforgettable performances. They will do a live call-in to discuss the program with WGXC Morning Show host Phil Grant. Plus, local news, weather, and events. Call 518-828-0290 to comment during the "WGXC Morning Show."
10 a.m.: Prison Voices Project: Juvenile Justice and Hudson International Dinner New York State has some of the harshest approaches to young people who commit crimes in the country, allowing teenagers as young as 13 to be given adult-level penalties. Tune in to hear about the effects of these laws, including the stories of a young person who spent several years incarcerated at a residential facility in Claverack, and a parent of a young person who has spent most of his adolescence behind bars. During this show, you will learn more about the ways that New York's juvenile justice laws work, how they punish young people, and what you can do to help these laws to change. This will re-air an edited version of the program produced by pvp collaborators Jeremy Thal and Alexandra Cox, that aired in August of 2011. Hear coverage of Hudson's International Dinner- and the focus on Prisons and the Criminal Justice system and a special focus on Juvenile Justice. Speakers include Carline Murphy, Caroloyn Polikarpus from the Re-enty Task Force of Columbia County, Joanie Hunt, a volunteer in the Alternatives to Violence program, Jacinta Keith, Quintin Cross and Cedrick Fulton from the Staley B Keith Social Justice Center.
2 p.m.: The Passage: Lucio Pozzi Re-broadcast of a November, 2011 interview with artist Lucio Pozzi, who has an installation entitled KINGDOM, "a scattering of islands installed in a 150 x 42 feet warehouse", opening June 8, 2013 at CR10 in Linlithgo. Hosted by Richard Roth.
3 p.m.: Radio Theatre: Rambling House 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. This week: "Future Past: Rambling House." Story by Frank Herbert, Adapted by Joseph McGuire and Walker Wooding. Traveling can be fun or it can be a nightmare. Here's two couples who are on the road. For both of them the journey has become a nightmare. From Pacifica Radio.
3:30 p.m.: Kids' Brain Radio live from the Catskill Community Center. Hosted by Sam Sebren and Matt Bua.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: Al Jazeera English
6:30 p.m.: Free Speech Radio News
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