Wednesday, December 10, 2014 local almanac
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 35F; low 27F.[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 36F; low 28F.[/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 the Mid-Hudson Valley, central and southern Taconics, southern Berkshires and northwestern Connecticut for Wed., Dec. 10. Periods of a wintry mix Wednesday morning will eventually change over to a light snow in the afternoon and evening.
Today: Rain and snow, becoming all snow after 3 p.m. High near 35. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent. Wednesday night, snow. Low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent.
Forecast for the next three days:
Thursday: A chance of snow showers before 1 p.m., then mixing with rain and then back to snow after 4 p.m. Cloudy. High near 37. Thursday night, a slight chance of snow showers. Cloudy. Low around 19.
Friday: A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy. High near 36. Friday night, a slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy. Low around 28.
Saturday: Partly sunny. High near 39. Saturday night, mostly cloudy. Low around 28.
Today is the second Wednesday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
(All numbers are in the 518 area code unless otherwise noted.)
ATHENS Village Board meeting, 6:30 p.m at the Athens Community Center, 2 First St., Athens (945-1551).
CATSKILL Zoning Board of Appeals, 6 p.m. at Town Hall, 439 Main St., Catskill (943-2141).
CLERMONT Planning Board meeting at Town Hall, 7 p.m. at 1795 Route 9, Clermont (537-6868).
COLUMBIA COUNTY Budget workshop, 6:15 p.m.; Board of Supervisors meeting, 7:30 p.m. at 401 State St., Hudson (828-1527).
COPAKE Hamlet Revitalization Task Force, 7 p.m.; Environmental Committee meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234).
GERMANTOWN Board of Education meeting, 6:30 p.m. in the Elementary Music Room, Germantown School, 123 Main St., Germantown (537-6281).
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 Board meeting, 6 p.m. at City Hall, 520 Warren Street, Hudson (828-1030).
JEWETT Town Board meeting, 7 p.m., at Municipal Bldg. 3547 Co. Rt. 23C (263-4626).
KINDERHOOK Town’s 9 & 9H Corridor Committee meeting, 7 p.m. 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 WGXC 90.7-FM
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 News, weather, events, music and more. Live from the Hudson studio. Hosted Michelle Lewis.
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.
10 a.m.: The Right Opinion: Patrick Grattan Patrick Grattan, Chairman of the Columbia County Board of Supervisors, will discuss a variety of issues, including the county's plan for the Pine Haven Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, the county airport and more. Columbia County Clerk Holly Tanner will participate in the conversation, as well. Hosted by Ed Fertik.
12 p.m. (noon): The Bedazzled Radio Hour: Ian McLagan A tribute to Ian Patrick 'Mac' McLagan (May 12, 1945 to Dec. 3, 2014). McLagan was a keyboard instrumentalist, best known as a member of the English rock bands Small Faces and Faces. He also collaborated with the Rolling Stones and led his own band from the late 1970s. Songs by Small Faces, The Faces, The Rolling Stones, Nikki Sudden, Rod Stewart, Bob Dylan, P.P. Arnold, Billy Nichols, Dumptruck, The Rich Kids and others will be featured. Hosted by Spike Priggen.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: WGXC Evening News