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Tuesday, May 21, 2013 local almanac

May 21, 2013 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 84F; low 59F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 86F; low 66F.[/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 Hazardous Weather Outlook for northwestern Connecticut, western Massachusetts, east central New York and southern Vermont from today through Thursday night. Scattered to numerous thunderstorms are possible today, especially during the afternoon and evening hours. While widespread severe weather is not expected, a few storms may become strong to possibly severe. The main threat with any storm is damaging wind gusts in excess of 57 mph. Storms will move from west to east at around 20 to 25 mph.

Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11 a.m. Partly sunny. High near 83. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent. Tonight, a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy. Low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent.

Forecast for the next three days:

Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy. High near 84. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent. A chance of showers and thunderstorms, Wednesday night. Mostly cloudy. Low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent.
Thursday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy. High near 77. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2 a.m., then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy. Low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent.
Friday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8 a.m. Mostly cloudy. High near 69. Partly cloudy, Friday night. Low around 43.

Sunrise today: 5:27 a.m.
Sunset today: 8:16 p.m.

Length of the day: 14:48 hrs.

Town meetings

Today is the third Tuesday of the month.
(WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.)

COLUMBIA COUNTY Board of Supervisors County Government Committee meeting, 5 p.m., at 401 State St., Hudson (828-1527).
DURHAM Town Board meets at 7:30 p.m. at Town Building, 7309 State Rt. 81, East Durham (239-8260).
HILLSDALE Meeting at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall on Main Street (325-5073).
HUDSON Finance Committee meeting at 5 p.m.; Regular Common Council meeting at 7 p.m. at City Hall, 520 Warren Street, Hudson (828-1030).
HUNTER Meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 5748 Route 23A, Tannersville (589-6150).
LEXINGTON Town board meeting at 7 p.m., at Municipal Building, 3542 Route 42, Lexington, (986-6303).
TAGHKANIC Planning Board workshop meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall on Route 82 in West Taghkanic (851-7638).

ANNUAL BOARD OF EDUCATION ELECTION AND BUDGET VOTE All districts, statewide. Polls open until 9 p.m. Click here for details on the elections in Columbia and Greene counties.

The day ahead on 90.7-FM

Midnight to 5:59 a.m.: Free103point9 Transmission Arts overnight

12 a.m. (midnight): Radio News: Headlines Radio and media news.
1 a.m.: Distance Transmissions "Grey Ecologies: Sonic Transfers and Monuments" by Abinadi Meza; and "Distant Touch and a Faraway Feeling" by Samwell Freeman. Live from Trans-X Transmission Art Symposium in Toronto. Also rebroadcast at 1 a.m.. Tue., May 21.
2 a.m.: Steve Bates Keynote Address Keynote address "Radio In Its Place - Here There Nowhere Now" by Steve Bates from Sat., May 18, 2013 Trans-X Transmission Art Symposium.
4 a.m.: Mobile Interventions Rebroadcast from 2:15 p.m., Sun., May 19 broadcast at Trans-X Transmission Art Symposium. "Cellphonia: Toronto SONicGeo" by Steve Bull and Scot Gresham-Lancaster; and "'Be Here Now' - Meaningful Strategies for Embodied Presence at Live Concerts in the Age of Techno-Mediation" by Alexandria Lepinski.
5 a.m.: PCJ Media Network Plus: 20130521 International radio and media show. The show is produced jointly by PCJ in Taiwan and Canada. Producer/Presenter: Keith Perron.
5:30 a.m.: Radio Wonderland Rewind Replay of Joshua Fried's "Trans-X Transmission Arts Symposium" edition of "Radio Wonderland," from May 18, 2013.

6 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.: WGXC Hands-On Community Radio

6 a.m.: Al Jazeera English
7 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show Hosted by Philip Grant. Morning news, music, interviews features and agriculture reporting. Call in with your views 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." Hosted by Philip Grant.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: Al Jazeera English
6:30 p.m.: Free Speech Radio News