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Wednesday, July 16, 2014 local almanac

Jul 16, 2014 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 80F; low 55F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 79F; low 56F.[/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: A chance of showers, mainly before 9 a.m. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny. High near 82. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. Wednesday night, partly cloudy. Low around 55.

Forecast for the next three days:
Thursday: Sunny. High near 81. Thursday night, mostly clear. Low around 54.
Friday: Sunny. High near 82. Friday night, mostly clear. Low around 59.
Saturday: Partly sunny. High near 85. Saturday night, a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy. Low around 62.

Sunrise today: 5:34 a.m.
Sunset today: 8:29 p.m.
Length of the day: 14:55 hrs.

Town meetings
Today is the third Wednesday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.

CATSKILL at 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 439 Main St., Catskill.
COLUMBIA COUNTY Human Services meeting at 5 p.m. at County Office Building, 401 State Street, Hudson (828-1527).
GHENT Planning Board session at 7 p.m., at Town Hall, 2306 State Route 66, Ghent (392-4644).
GREENE COUNTY Legislature meeting at 6:30 p.m. at County Building, 411 Main St., Catskill (719-3270).
HUDSON Zoning Board of Appeals Public Hearing to accept and consider public comment on an area variance in connection with an application for a conditional use in the R-2 zone, for an art gallery at 46 N. 5th Street, Hudson, at 6 p.m.; board meeting (tentative) at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall, 520 Warren Street, Hudson (828-1030).

The day ahead on WGXC 90.7-FM
1 a.m.: Vital Weekly: Core Shift Episode 940 of weekly experimental new music show, by folks formerly behind Staalplaat. Click on title for playlist 940.

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.
8 a.m.: Democracy Now! hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.
9 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show continues.
10 a.m.: @Issue: Don Moore Hudson Common Council President Don Moore discusses the Hudson Common Council's override of Mayor William H. Hallenbeck Jr.'s veto of the city's newly amended mass gathering law and more. Hosted by Debora Gilbert.
11 a.m.: Zoom: 20140716 Zoom special edition hosted by Sam Sebren.
2 p.m.: Between the Lines: Lora Lee Ecobelli, Jim Milton, Jeanne Heiberg Theater and writing are the focus of this summer edition. Actress Lora Lee Ecobelli reads an excerpt from the play "Amelia," which is set against the backdrop of the U.S. Civil War, and features local actors. It will be performed at the Orpheum Theater in Tannersville the weekend of Aug. 1. Director Jim Milton describes why audiences may find the production compelling. Plus, Athens-based writing teacher Jeanne Heiberg explains how her meditation exercises help writers dip deeper. Finally, in an ode to the season, some readings from favorite summer novels and a selection of summer songs to put us in the mood. Hosted by Ann Forbes Cooper.
3 p.m.: Social Graces: Jesse and Barbara Waldinger Jesse and Barbara Waldinger talk about Plays In Progress (PIP) of Hudson. Hosted by Nan Marron.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: Feature Story News
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