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Thursday, September 12, 2013 local almanac

Sep 12, 2013 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 84F; low 57F.[/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:

A Hazardous Weather Outlook remains in effect for northwestern Connecticut, the southern Berkshires, the central and southern Catskills, central and southern Taconics and the Mid-Hudson Valley. There is a slight risk of severe thunderstorms Thursday afternoon into Thursday night ahead of a cold front. Any thunderstorm will be capable of producing damaging winds, hail one-inch in diameter and greater and heavy rainfall. The thunderstorms will move from the southwest to the northeast at 30 to 35 mph. Minor flooding of urban, poor drainage and other low-lying locations is possible. Isolated flash flooding will also be possible due to thunderstorms repeatedly moving over the same areas.

Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 4 p.m. Some storms could be severe, with heavy rain. High near 82. Thursday night, showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2 a.m., then a chance of showers. Some storms could be severe, with heavy rain. Low around 60.

Forecast for the next three days:

Friday: A slight chance of showers, mainly between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Partly sunny. High near 68. Friday night, partly cloudy. Low around 42.
Saturday: Sunny. High near 66. Saturday night, mostly clear. Low around 42.
Sunday: Sunny. High near 73. Sunday night, partly cloudy. Low around 52.

Sunrise today: 6:33 a.m.
Sunset today: 7:09 p.m.

Length of the day: 12:35 hrs.

Town meetings

Today is the second Thursday of the month.
WGXC recommends 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

12 a.m. (midnight): Radio News: NSA Documents From "Free Speech Radio News": "The National Security Agency released hundreds of pages of formerly classified documents Tuesday in response to a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit. The documents reveal more widespread monitoring, constitutional violations and acts of deception than previously known and add to a growing debate about the use of surveillance tools and security after 9/11. In Washington, DC, FSRN’s Alice Ollstein has more."
12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: Return Calls The NSA is called again.
1 a.m.: Keith Fullerton Whitman Interview with Eliane Radigue and Keith Fullerton Whitman from Issue Project Room in Brooklyn, and other works by the composer Keith Fullerton Whitman.
3 a.m. Selected Songs: Jim O'Rourke The composer, and sometimes-Sonic Youth member, is featured. Jim O'Rourke (born January 18, 1969) is an Irish-American musician and record producer. He was long associated with the Chicago experimental and improv scene. Around 2000 he relocated to New York before moving on to Tokyo, Japan where he currently resides.
5 a.m.: Off The Hook: 20130912 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 either 5 a.m. (second/fourth/fifth weeks) on WGXC and free103point9 Online Radio, and at 10 a.m. (first and third weeks) on WGXC. 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 rebroadcast.

6 a.m.: Gary Null Show
7 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show Morning news, music, interviews features and agriculture reporting. Also local news, previews of events in Greene and Columbia counties, music, and more. Call in to have your say at (518) 828-0290.
8 a.m.: Democracy Now! hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.
9 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show continues with local news, weather, and events. Call 518-828-0290 to comment during the "WGXC Morning Show.
10 a.m.: Prison Voices Project: Health and Yoga in Prison The Yoga Prison Project sends Yoga books and instructors into prisons in New York state and beyond. We will hear from Mahadev Chaitanya and Srinavasan from the Sivananda Yoga Ranch in the Catskills about their work teaching asanas (yoga postures) in prisons in Sullivan County. They also raise funds to send free yoga books to incarcerated people throughout the United States. We will also re-broadcast a short clip on the need for mental health care, nutritious food, access to exercise and hepatitis testing in prison. Vicki Law from the Birthing Behind Bars campaign will speak about reproductive rights in prison and the campaign to end the shackling of women giving birth and in labor.
11 a.m.: Juke in the Back
12 p.m. (noon): Crossroads in Rhythm Hosted by Alan Skerrett.
2 p.m.: The Passage: Barbara Friedman Hosted by Richard Roth.
3 p.m.: Radio Theatre: Hans Schüttler German composer Hans Schüttler creates live radio dramas and was recently in New York City for a workshop and performance at Harvestworks as part of 2013 New York Electronic Art Festival. Hans Tammen from Harvestworks put together this audio tour of Schüttler's work. It includes excerpts of "Death of an Underwater Diver" and other works.
3:30 p.m.: Kids Brain Radio Hosted by Matt Bua and Sam Sebren. Live from the Catskill Community Center.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show Hosted by Tom DePietro and Andy Aidekman.
6 p.m.: Free Speech Radio News
7 p.m.: The Jazz Disturbance Hosted by Cheryl K.
9:30 p.m.: '69 Hosted by the Magic Stranger.