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Thursday, September 6, 2012 local almanac

Sep 06, 2012 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 86F; low 61F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 86F; low 63F.[/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: Patchy dense fog before 9 a.m. Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 2 p.m. Otherwise, mostly sunny. High near 84; low near 62.

The outlook through the weekend:

Friday: A slight chance of showers after 11 a.m. Party sunny. High near 85; low around 67.
A chance of rain and thunderstorms, then rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2 p.m. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. Partly sunny. High near 80. Rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8 p.m, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm overnight. Low around 61.
Sunday: A chance of showers throughout the day and overnight. Mostly cloudy. High near 75; low around 53.

Sunrise today: 6:26 a.m.
Sunset today: 7:20 p.m.
Length of the day: 12 hrs., 54 min.

Town meetings

Today is the first Thursday of the month.
(WGXC suggests you call ahead to confirm meeting time and location.)

ANCRAM Planning Board meeting at 7 p.m., at Town Hall, 1416 County Rte. 7, Ancram (329-6512).
AUSTERLITZ Planning Board meeting at 7 p.m. at the Town Hall, 812 Route 203, Spencertown (392-3260).
COPAKE Planning Board meets at 7 p.m., at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234).
GHENT Planning Board meeting at 7 p.m., at Town Hall, 2306 State Route 66, Ghent (392-4644).
KINDERHOOK Zoning Board of Appeals meets at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 4 Church St, Niverville (784-2233).
WINDHAM Town board meets at 8 p.m. at Town Hall, 371 State Rt. 296, Hensonville (734-4170).

The day ahead at WGXC: Programming notes

8 a.m. Democracy Now! Expanded Convention Coverage WGXC will carry daily the Democracy Now! expanded two-hour broadcast during the 2012 Democratic National Conventions. Amy Goodman and the Democracy Now! will travel to Charlotte to report from the streets, to the suites, to the convention floor.
Noon Crossroads in Rhythm hosted by Alan Skerrett
2 p.m. The Art of the Hudson Valley: Francine Hunter McGivern, Founder and Creative Director at CR10, discusses the new contemporary arts project in Linlithgo, Columbia County. Under the nom d’art of Jungle Red, McGivern developed important experimental work in theater, performance and cabaret as a member of the New York underground from the late 1970s through the 1980s. In 1977 she founded Jungle Red Studios, an alternative venue for interdisciplinary activities and a focal point for her multimedia installation work. With host is Chad Weckler.
7 p.m. The Jazz Disturbance: Sheila Jordan Interview with vocalist, educator, and 2012 NEA Jazz Masters Award recipient Sheila Jordan. Jordan will be performing at Main Street Jazz at Gallagher's Banquet Hall in Cairo, NY, Fri., 8 p.m., Sept. 7, with her show, “Bebop to Freebop.” The NEA Jazz Masters award is the highest federally-supported award for jazz artistry. Hosted by Cheryl K. Symister-Masterson

1 a.m. 120 Hours for John Cage: 4'33" for Public Bus, Seth Kim-Cohen (03:12)
2 a.m. 120 Hours for John Cage: Staticage, David Schafer (32:51)
3 a.m. 120 Hours for John Cage:: Punkt - Radiophonia #2, Emidio Buchinho (04:10)

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