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Wednesday, June 5, 2013 local almanac

Jun 05, 2013 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 77F; low 50F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 75F; low 52F.[/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 beginning tonight. Two disturbances look to bring substantial rainfall to the region starting Thursday and lasting into Saturday. The potential is there for three to five inches of rainfall across the region during this time. The timing of the heaviest rainfall rates and the location of the heaviest rainfall remain uncertain at this time. If confidence increases that heavy rainfall will occur, a flood watch will be issued. Thunderstorms are possible Friday into Saturday.

Today: Mostly sunny. High near 74. Mostly cloudy, tonight. Low around 52.

Forecast for the next three days:

Thursday: Showers likely, mainly after 1 p.m. Cloudy. High near 67. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. Rain likely, Thursday night. Cloudy. Low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent.
Friday: Rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy. High near 67. Friday night, rain likely to continue into the evening. Possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy overnight. Low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent all day Friday.
Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy. High near 72. A chance of showers, Sat. night. Mostly cloudy. Low around 58.

Sunrise today: 5:19 a.m.
Sunset today: 8:28 p.m.

Length of the day: 15:09 hrs.

Town meetings

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

CAIRO Planning Board meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 512 Main Street, Cairo (622-3120).
GHENT Planning Board meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, P.O. Box 98, Ghent (392-4644).
GREENE COUNTY Meetings for Human Services, Health, and Education Committees at 6 p.m. at County Building, 411 Main St., Catskill (719-3270).
GREENPORT Town Board meeting at 7 p.m. at Greenport Town Hall, 600 Town Hall Drive, Hudson (828-4656).
HUDSON Hudson Common Council Youth & Aging Committee meeting, 6 p.m., and Arts, Entertainment & Tourism Committee meeting at 6:45 p.m. at City Hall, 520 Warren Street, Hudson (828-1030).
LIVINGSTON Planning Board meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, County Rte. 19, Livingston (851-9441).

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.
12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: Tuning In Tuning radios sometimes means strange signals are received. Tune in transmissions from space and beyond.
1 a.m.: Vital Weekly: Anton Mobin Episode 884 of weekly experimental new music show, by folks formerly behind Staalplaat. Click here for playlist 884.
2 a.m.: Tabs Out: Radio People Episode #26 of the cassette show with Magic Nanna, Dave Orders a Pizza, Cremator, Ma Turner, 10-20, TVO, Seed Melodies, Iasos, Phork, Radio People, Reviver, Prada and Oregon, Gripgevest and Kling, Cray, and Transfixed Movement.
5 a.m.: Shortwave/Pirates: Roslindale Pirate Pirates in the news this week include Federal agents last week raided an unlicensed radio station broadcasting from Roslindale, MA. ‭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: Black Cat Radio, Tea Party Radio, Tcs, Hard Tack Radio, Wolverine Radio, Radio Alice. A quick review of Numbers Station and we still wait for Three Mile Limit. Chris Lobdell of Pirating with Cumbre eulogizes Don Jensen. Also, "The RAIN Report," with shortwave radio news.

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: Kathy Stevens Kathy Stevens, founder and director of Catskill Animal Sanctuary discussing her latest book, "Animal Camp: Reflections on a Decade of Love, Hope, and Veganism" at Catskill Animal Sanctuary. Also local news, previews of events in Greene and Columbia counties, music and more. Live from the  Catskill Community Center. Hosted by Ron Diamondstein.
6 p.m.: Al Jazeera English
6:30 p.m.: Free Speech Radio News