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Friday, March 8, 2013 local almanac

Mar 08, 2013 12:00 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 39F; low 25F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 39F; low 27F.[/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: Rain and snow before 2 p.m., then a chance of rain. High near 39. North wind up to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent. Total daytime snow accumulation of one to two inches. Tonight, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear. Low around 26. North wind up to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

Forecast for the next three days:

Saturday: Sunny. High near 47. Mostly clear Saturday night. Low around 27.
Sunday: Mostly sunny. High near 49. Mostly cloudy overnight. A slight chance of showers after 1 a.m. Low around 36.
Monday: A chance of showers. Cloudy. High near 52. Showers likely Monday night. Cloudy. Low around 41.

Sunrise today: 6:18 a.m.
Sunset today: 5:54 p.m.

Length of the day: 11:36 hrs.

Town meetings

Today is the second Friday of the month.
(WGXC suggests you call ahead to confirm time and location.)

HUDSON Historic Preservation Commission (tentative) at 10 a.m., 520 Warren Street, Hudson (828-1030).

The day ahead on 90.7-FM

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

12 a.m. (midnight): Radio News: Holder Says Obama Cannot Use Drone Strikes On Americans Attorney General Eric Holder released a 43-word statement in response to Kentucky Republican Rand Paul's Senate filibuster Wed., March 6. Paul questioned Holder's previous letter to Rand, which, he said, suggested the administration felt it could bomb Americans with radio-controlled drones on U.S. soil.
12:05 a.m. Radio Stew: New Free Jazz March 2013 New improvised jazz is featured here.
1 a.m.: Taran's Free Jazz Hour: John Esposito pisode 29 of 2012 of two-hour free jazz show that airs on eight European radio stations and free103point9 Online Radio and WGXC 90.7-FM in the Hudson Valley, in New York, in the United States.
3 a.m.: Selected Songs: Charles Gayle Charles Gayle (born February 28, 1939)[1] is a free jazz saxophonist, pianist, bass clarinetist, bassist, and percussionist, who sometimes performs as a mime, "Streets the Clown." Gayle was born in Buffalo, New York. He was apparently homeless for approximately twenty years, playing saxophone on street corners and subway platforms around New York City. In 1988, he gained fame through a trio of albums recorded by a Swedish label, Silkheart Records. Since then he has become a major figure in free jazz, recording for labels including Black Saint, Knitting Factory Records, FMP, and Clean Feed. He has also taught music at Bennington College. Tune in some of his music here.
5 a.m.: Janos Starker, Donald Byrd From Pacifica Radio archives, interviews and performances from cellist Janos Starker and trumpeter Donald Byrd.

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, events, music and more, with host Philip Grant.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: Al Jazeera English
6:30 p.m.: Free Speech Radio News