Wednesday, March 26, 2014 local almanac
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 29F; low 13F.[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 29F; low 14F.[/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
The National Weather Service in Albany has issued a Wind Advisory until 8 p.m., Wednesday, for the Greater Capital District, eastern Catskills, Schoharie Valley, Taconics, Mid-Hudson Valley and the Berkshires. Winds from the northwest of 20 to 30 mph with some gusts between 45 and 50 mph are possible. The strongest winds will develop late Wednesday morning and continue into the afternoon. Downed tree limbs and scattered power outages are possible.
Today: A slight chance of snow showers, before 11 a.m. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny. High near 36. Windy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 23 to 28 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 44 mph. Wednesday night, mostly clear. Low around 13. Blustery, with a northwest wind 13 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.
Forecast for the next three days:
Thursday: Mostly sunny. High near 43. Thursday night, a chance of rain, mainly after 5 a.m. Mostly cloudy. Low around 34.
Friday: Rain likely, mainly after 11 a.m. Cloudy. High near 53. Friday night, A chance of showers, mainly before 2 a.m. Mostly cloudy. Low around 36.
Saturday: Rain likely, mainly after 2 p.m. Mostly cloudy. High near 54. Saturday night, rain likely. Cloudy. Low around 37.
Today is the fourth Wednesday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
ATHENS Village meeting at 7 p.m. at Community Center, 2 First St., Athens (945-1551).
CAIRO at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 512 Main St., Cairo (622-3120).*
COLUMBIA COUNTY Public Works Committee at 6 p.m. at County Office Building, 401 State Street, Hudson.
HUDSON Common Council Public Works Committee meeting at 5:30 p.m.; Legal Committee meeting starts at 6:15 p.m at City Hall, 520 Warren Street, Hudson (828-1030).
HUDSON Development Corporation Board meeting at 12 p.m. (noon) at 1 North Front St., Hudson (751-1044).
KINDERHOOK Historical Committee meeting at 7 p.m., Town Hall, 4 Church St, Niverville (784-2233).
The day ahead on 90.7-FM
12 a.m. (midnight): Radio News: NSA Reforms From "Democracy Now!": "Obama Admin to Propose Reforms of NSA Bulk Phone Spying."
12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: March 2014 New Music New tracks from Good Willsmith ("& my body to breath / now ~ shower put on all black"), Ancient Ocean ("Yellow Seed"), Peeesseye ("Sci Fi Death Mask", excerpts from Takeshi Murata with Robert Beatty, on the new the LP "Soundtracks for Takeshi Murata," and others. J Spaceman and Kid Millions "Live at Le Poisson Rouge" is also included, as well as new from Aa's "VoyAager". Plus, other works, sounds, and stories are feautured. Tom Roe hosts live from Wave Farm.
1 a.m.: Vital Weekly: Alejandro Franov Episode 924 of weekly experimental new music show, by folks formerly behind Staalplaat. Click on title for playlist 924.
2 a.m.: Radio Noise Noise artists employ transmissions in their work. With Carlos Giffoni, The SB, Neptune, and others.
5 a.m.: Low-Power Hour: CB Radio No. 86 - CB -- CB radio is a low power medium and has its place; unlicensed FM in New Zealand; Bill Stumbo's Small Station; Dick Future and his Magic Stool - Episode Two.
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 Morning news, music, interviews and features.
8 a.m.: Democracy Now! hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.
9 a.m. WGXC Morning Show continues with local news, weather, interviews and events.
10 a.m.: The Right Opinion: Sue Serino Conversation with Sue Serino, the endorsed Republican candidate for the 106th New York State Assembly District seat. Serino faces incumbent Democrat Didi Barrett in November. Serino is employed as a real estate broker and is currently serving as the Fourth District Legislator in Dutchess County. Hosted by Ed Fertik.
2 p.m.: The Barbershop Talks: Slay Takeover Part II Dya Canty and the 18 Wheeler will be in the Hudson studio to discuss relationships, current events and more. Hosted by Vern Cross and Kamal Johnson.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show: Matt Alexander, Patrick Kiley, Kristen Ripley Matt Alexander of Old Home Restoration will be in the WGXC Catskill studio for a conversation about home repair. Call (518) 291-WGXC (9492) with your questions about anything and everything concerning your home. And a conversation with Patrick Kiley and Kristen Ripley of Publication Studio Hudson, a new on-demand book design and printing studio located on Main St. in Catskill. Plus, news, weather, events, music and more. Hosted by Harry Matthews.
6 p.m.: Feature Story News