Friday, May 2, 2014 local almanac
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 64F; low 41F.[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 65F; low 42F.[/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 Special Weather Statement, effective Thurs, May 1. The 2014 New York statewide test severe weather drill has begun. This test drill is in support of New York severe weather awareness week. This is a drill. There is no severe weather occurring at this time. The National Weather Service and New York state remind you to be prepared for severe weather. Severe weather can kill and injure so severe weather warnings should be taken seriously. Prepare by developing a severe weather safety plan. Know how to receive weather warnings. Identify safe shelters where you can go should severe weather threaten. Information at weather [dot] gov [forward slash] aly.
Today: Partly sunny. High near 63. Friday night, mostly cloudy. Low around 41.
Forecast for the next three days:
Saturday: Isolated showers, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 11 a.m. Mostly cloudy. High near 66. Saturday night, a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy. Low around 45.
Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Some of the storms could produce small hail. Partly sunny. High near 61. Sunday night, mostly cloudy. Partly cloudy. Low around 41.
Monday: Mostly sunny. High near 64. Monday night, partly cloudy. Low around 39.
Sunrise today: 5:48 a.m.
Sunset today: 7:56 p.m.
Length of the day: 14:08 hrs.
Today is the first Friday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
HUDSON Common Council Legal Committee Zoning Workshop at 9 a.m., Hoystradt Hose Firehouse, second floor, 515 Warren St., Hudson (828-1030).
The day ahead on 90.7-FM
3 a.m.: Radia: Rectangular Grinder (This show usually airs at 10 a.m. Saturdays, moved this week for "Reveil.") Radia Show 474: "Rectangular Grinder" from radioworm, Rotterdam, Netherlands. "Radia" is a group of international stations, including Wave Farm Radio and WGXC, interested in new and forgotten ways of making radio. Each week one station makes a show for the others. This week: "Dr Klangendum tries to open an hard disk with a rectangular grinder and while doing so recording the sound and processing that live. His first attempt fails but the processed sounds form part one. credits; Grinding; Dj BadVibes Background Teeth Grinding; Dj Pausa Eternal Love; Dj Bearsucker, Dr Klangendum
3:30 a.m.: World of Radio: 20140502 Glenn Hauser's World of Radio, moved from its Saturday, 5:30 a.m. time, because of the "Reveil" broadcast.
4 a.m.: Framework: James Torrance This edition of framework:afield has been produced in the UK by James Torrance, and features readings from the essays of architect Erno Goldfinger by Geoffrey Streatfield. "Framework" is a show about field recordings, audio ecology, found sounds, and more.
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: Kathy Nolan, Sontag Shogun Yet another crude oil train exploded Apr. 30, the same day New York state issued a report saying that 160,000 barrels of oil a day are transported through the state, and 82 percent of the cars carrying that oil are deficient and that the state does not have the staffing to properly handle spill response and emergency planning. Catskill Mountainkeeper Regional Director Kathy Nolan calls in after 7:30 a.m. to discuss the issues involved. The show looks at this news, and other new reports and past accidents, and plays railway-themed songs in between. Plus, Jeremy Young from Sontag Shogun previews their show May 3 at Spotty Dog Books & Ale with Patrick Higgins and Aaron Martin. Tom Roe hosts the show live from Wave Farm, interrupted by "Democracy Now!" at 8 a.m.
8 a.m.: Democracy Now! hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.
9 a.m. WGXC Morning Show continues.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show: Hudson Children's Book Festival Authors from the festival will join Hudson Talbott, Theresa Moran, and the hosts of WGXC's Bound By Books in the Hudson studio. During the first hour: Alison Formento, Mitchell Kazanjian, Elizabeth Zunon, Melanie Hall, Shelley Rotner, Jimmy Preller, Debbie Dadey, and Judi Moore. During the second hour: Victor Mojica, Doug Snelson, Jean Barlow, Barbara Mojica, Bruce Hopkins, Mary Beth Wenger, Nancy Viau, Ann Haywood Leal, Hollis Seamon, Terry Trueman, and Edward Averett. Plus, News, music, events, and more.
6 p.m.: Feature Story News