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Wednesday, January 1, 2014 local almanac

Jan 01, 2014 12:05 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 25F; low 11F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 25F; low 12F.[/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 Winter Storm Watch for the Mohawk and Schoharie valleys, eastern Catskills, Capital Region, Mid-Hudson Valley, Taconics, southern Vermont, Berkshires and Litchfield Hills, effective late Wed., Jan. 1 to early Fri., Jan. 3. Heavy snow is expected, with accumulations of more than nine inches possible. Light snow will begin to fall Wednesday night, become steadier during the day Thursday and continue into Thursday night. The snow will taper off around sunrise, Friday. Northeast winds of 10 to 20 mph, with gusts up to 30 mph are expected across the region. Temperatures will hover in the single digits and teens Wednesday and Thursday, falling to a range of 10F to -5F, Thursday night.

Today (New Year's Day): Mostly cloudy. High near 26. Wednesday night, snow likely, mainly after 10 p.m. Cloudy. Low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

Forecast for the next three days:

Thursday: Snow. High near 20. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible. Thursday night, snow. Low around 4. Wind chill values as low as -15. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent.
Friday: Snow showers, mainly before 8 a.m. High near 10. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent. Friday night, mostly clear. Low around -5.
Saturday: Mostly sunny. High near 18. Saturday night, partly cloudy. Low around 11.

Sunrise today: 7:24 a.m.
Sunset today: 4:34 p.m.

Length of the day: 9:10 hrs.

Town meetings

New Year’s Day
All nonessential federal, state, county and local municipalities are closed. Post offices, banks and school districts are also closed today.

The day ahead on 90.7-FM

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5 a.m.: Shortwave/Pirates: Hap Holly/KC9RP RAIN's Hap Holly/KC9RP talks about what drove him to produce ham radio programming 30 years ago; and more.

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8 a.m.: Democracy Now! hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.
9 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show The Morning Show continues with local news, weather and events.
12 p.m. (noon): The Schoemer Show: Schoemer Returns! Karen Schoemer returns to the airwaves following a four-month hiatus. Live from the Hudson studio.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show