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Wednesday, April 24, 2013 local almanac

Apr 24, 2013 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 72F; low 37F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 72F; low 39F.[/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 the region today and tonight. There is a slight chance of non-severe thunderstorms late this afternoon and evening associated with a cold front. Any thunderstorms that form will move from west to east at 30 to 35 mph. Some wind gusts around 40 mph may occur with the thunderstorms.

Today: Mostly sunny. High near 70. Tonight, showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, turning to showers between midnight and 3 a.m. Low around 43. 

Forecast for the next three days:

Thursday: Sunny. High near 62. A slight chance of rain showers after 2 a.m., mixing with snow after 5 a.m. Partly cloudy. Low around 34.
Friday: Partly sunny. High near 63. Mostly clear, Friday night. Low around 35.
Saturday: Mostly sunny. High near 66. Mostly clear overnight. Low around 39.

Sunrise today: 5:59 a.m.
Sunset today: 7:47 p.m.

Length of the day: 13:48 hrs.

Town meetings

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

ATHENS Village meeting at 7 p.m. at Community Center, 2 First St., Athens (945-1551).
CAIRO Town Board meeting at Town Hall, 512 Main St., Cairo (622-3120).
COLUMBIA COUNTY Board of Supervisors Public Works Committee meeting at 6 p.m., 401 State Street, Hudson (828-1527).
HUDSON Development Corporation Board meeting (tentative) at 2 p.m., at 1 North Front St., Hudson (751-1044). Common Council Public Works Committee at 5:30 p.m.; Legal Committee meeting at 6:15 p.m., City Hall, 520 Warren St., Hudson (828-1030).
KINDERHOOK Historical Committee meeting at 7 p.m., Town Hall, 4 Church St, Niverville (784-2233).

The day ahead on 90.7-FM

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

12 a.m. (midnight): Radio News: Senate Radio-Controlled Drone Hearing Highlights of the U.S. Senate hearing on radio-controlled drones.
12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: Computer Malfunctions The sounds of error are tuned in.
1 a.m.: Vital Weekly: Machinefabriek Vital Weekly 878:
2 a.m.: Solar Cells/Solar Connectors Works from Conrad Schnitzler.
3 a.m.: Noise from Providence Classic radio with Ginger Rogers. Show airs on WBAI in New York City, via Pacifica Radio Network.
5 a.m.: Shortwave/Pirates: Rave on Radio From "PiratesWeek," a look at the FCC activities in the United States against pirate broadcasters. ‭Select postings from the Free Radio Network, HF Underground and note stations logged per the Free Radio Weekly. ‭Off Air Recordings include the stations of: Rave on Radio. BPL story from the International Radio Report. Then, from "The RAIN Report," Ed Mitchel/KB6VFR speaking on Airborne ATV Video Review.

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.
10 a.m.: The Right Opinion: Hudson Mayor William H. Hallenbeck Jr. Hudson Mayor William H. Hallenbeck Jr. will join host Ed Fertik to discuss issues of importance to the city of Hudson and Columbia County, and the importance of small cities to our society. Plus a tribute to country music performer Alan Jackson. Like all shows on WGXC, listeners are urged to call in with a question or comment. Call (518) 828-0290 or Skype wgxc90.7 to ask the mayor a question.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show: Vincent Seeley Greene County Legislator and Catskill Village Board Trustee Vincent Seeley will be in the studio to discuss a number of topics of interest. We will have a rundown of local news and events, plus a song or two. Hosted by Ron Diamondstein at the Catskill Community Center.
6 p.m.: Al Jazeera English
6:30 p.m.: Free Speech Radio News