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Friday, August 16, 2013 local almanac

Aug 16, 2013 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 79F; low 48F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 79F; low 54F.[/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: Mostly sunny. High near 79. Friday night, patchy fog after 4 a.m. Otherwise, mostly clear. Low around 52.

Forecast for the next three days:

Saturday: Patchy fog before 8 a.m. Otherwise, sunny. High near 80. Saturday night, partly cloudy. Low around 56.
Sunday: Mosly sunny. High near 81. Mostly cloudy. Low around 59.
Monday: Partly sunny. High near 82. Monday night, mostly cloudy. Low around 60.

Sunrise today: 6:05 a.m.
Sunset today: 7:53 p.m.

Length of the day: 13:48 hrs.

Town meetings

Today is the third Friday of the month.
WGXC is unaware of any regularly scheduled town meetings today.

The day ahead on 90.7-FM

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

12 a.m. (midnight): Radio News: Bradley Manning Apologizes "Free Speech Radio News" reports on leaker Bradley Manning's apology, plus the White House gets solar panels.
12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: Telepathy On the occasion of the Matmos concept album about telepathy, this audio maze through mind-reading is presented."ESP, "Brain Radio," and more, and also songs from Swans ("Telepathy"), Sebadoh ("Mind Reader"), Dave Davies ("Telepathy"), Buzzcocks ("E.S.P."), Alan Parsons Project ("Eye in the Sky"), Gordon Lightfoot ("If You Could Read My Mind"), Hawkwind ("Radio Telepathy"), Modern Lovers ("Astral Plane"), Blondie (["I'm Always Touched by Your] Presence"), Lene Lovich ("Telepathy"), and Miles Davis ("E.S.P.").
1 a.m. Taran's Free Jazz Hour: Fred Tompkins Episode 18 of 2013 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. Click on title to access the playlist.
3 a.m. Selected Songs: Susie Ibarra  From Wikipedia: "Susie Ibarra (born Anaheim, California, November 15, 1970) is a Contemporary Composer and Percussionist who has worked and recorded with jazz, classical, world, and Indigenous musicians. She is known for her work as a performer in avant-garde, jazz, world and new music. As a composer, Ibarra incorporates diverse styles and influences of Philippine Kulintang, jazz, classical, poetry, musical theater, opera and electronic music. Ibarra remains active as a composer, performer, educator and documentary filmmaker in the U.S., Philippines and internationally. She is interested and involved in works that blend folkloric and Indigenous tradition with avant-garde. In 2004, Ibarra began field recording indigenous Philippine music and co-founded in 2009, Song of the Bird King, an organization focusing on preservation of Indigenous music and ecology. She currently resides with her husband, Cuban Composer and Percussionist, Roberto Juan Rodriguez and their son, Emanuel, in Forest Hills, Queens, New York."
4 a.m.: One Hour For John Cage An hour of the composer's works, and tributes.
5 a.m.: Background Briefing: Peter Maass Ian Masters talks with the only journalist to interview Edward Snowden since he surfaced in Hong Kong, Peter Maass. Then he examines the role of the reactionary Mubarak-era media in Egypt with Noha Radwan. Then he gets a flavor of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International's trade show underway. Alexei Koseff joins us. From Pacifica Radio.

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 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.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: Al Jazeera English
6:30 p.m.: Free Speech Radio News