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Thursday, September 19, 2013 local almanac

Sep 19, 2013 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 70F; low 39F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 75F; low 48F.[/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: Patchy dense fog before 10 a.m. Otherwise, sunny. High near 77. Thursday night, patchy dense fog after midnight. Otherwise, clear. Low around 49.

Forecast for the next three days:

Friday: Sunny. High near 78. Friday night, mostly clear. Low around 57.
Saturday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 p.m. Partly sunny. High near 75. Saturday night, showers and thunderstorms likely. A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7 p.m., then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 7 p.m. and 8 p.m., then showers likely after 8 p.m. Cloudy. Low around 60.
Sunday: A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy. High near 70. Sunday night, mostly cloudy. Low around 52.

Sunrise today: 6:40 a.m.
Sunset today: 6:56 p.m.

Length of the day: 12:16 hrs.

Town meetings

Today is the third Thursday of the month.
WGXC recommends calling ahead to confirm time and location.

ANCRAM Board meeting at 7 p.m. in Town Hall at 1416 County Rte. 7, Ancram (329-6512).
CHATHAM Town Board meeting at 7 p.m. Town Hall, 488 State Route 295, Chatham (392-3262).
COLUMBIA COUNTY Public Safety Committee meeting at 6 p.m. at County Office Building, 401 State Street, Hudson.
COPAKE Comprehensive Planning Committee meeting at 7:30 p.m., at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234).
DURHAM Town board meeting at 7:30 p.m. in Town Building, 7309 State Rt. 81, East Durham.
GHENT Town Board meeting at the Ghent Town Hall, 2306 State Route 66, Ghent (392-4644).
HUDSON Common Council Economic Development Committee meeting, 6 p.m. at City Hall, 520 Warren Street, Hudson (828-1030).
KINDERHOOK Planning Board meets at 7 p.m. Town Hall, 4 Church St, Niverville (784-2233).
WINDHAM Town board meets at 8 p.m. at Town Hall, 371 State Rt. 296, Hensonville (734-4170).

The day ahead on 90.7-FM

12 a.m. (midnight): Radio News: ACLU Report on U.S. Surveillance From "Free Speech Radio News": "Civil liberties advocates continue their push for the Obama administration to reign in government surveillance after the secretive Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court released an order justifying the mass collection of telephone metadata. Groups are also calling for limits to FBI surveillance, after a new report documented many years of abuses, including the widespread monitoring of activists and communities of color. In Washington, FSRN’s Alice Ollstein has more."
12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: Groundswell Compositions Works from the performers at the Sept. 22 "Groundswell" show from WGXC and the Olana State Historic Site on the grounds at Olana.
5 a.m.: In Other News: Magnetic Fields WBAI alternate news talk show. This episode: "Our past guest Dr J. Marvin Herndon a geophysicist discussed his theory about the Earth's core and its relationship to the Earth's magnetic field. The shield that protects our planet's animal and plant life from the sun's radiation. Dr. Herndon wrote an article titled The Corruption of Science, and relays disturbing evidence of how the National Science Foundation and other institutional structures have created an oppressed environment for scientists effecting the free exchange of ideas. Dr. Herndon suggests in his theory that the Earth's magnetic field could be emanating from a glowing atomic sphere inside the Earth, about 24 kilometers in diameter. From Pacifica Radio.

6 a.m.: Gary Null Show
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.
11 a.m.: One Size Fits All: 20130919 An hour-long investigation into the idea of amplified sound with Your Host. We will begin with "Don't Be A Stranger" and conclude with Rudresh Mahanthappa. A full playlist can be found at: facebook.com/OneSizeWGXC.
2 p.m.: Between the Lines: Steve Crohn, Debby Mayer, John Lees The September episode features three interviews investigating the relationship between mortality and creativity. Ann Forbes Cooper memorializes the late Steve Crohn, the man "who could not catch AIDS," whose mysterious immunity to the disease he witnessed from earliest appearances of the disease. Crohn took his own life earlier this month. Debby Mayer, local journalist with "The Columbia Paper," discusses her memoir, "Riptides & Solaces Unforeseen," and the how she has turned the horrors of dealing with loss of her late partner to brain cancer into something healing. And finally, the painter's painter John Lees, who opens a solo exhibit at John Davis Gallery in Hudson, October 12, discusses the ways in which time, mortality and the primacy of paint itself work together in his art. Music is by Sara Barreilles, Pablo Casals playing Johannes Sebastian Bach, and Ben Webster. Produced by guest host Paul Smart.
3 p.m.: Radio Theatre: Radio Station "The Abbott & Costello Show" episode "Radio Station." With Bud Abbott and Lou Costello with guest Alan Ladd. From March 30, 1944.
3:30 p.m.: Kids' Brain Radio Live from the Catskill Community Center. Hosted by Matt Bua and Sam Sebren.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show: Groundswell, Paul D. Miller (DJ Spooky), Nadja Verena Marcin Host Tom DePietro and Mark Prezorski, Landscape Curator of the Olana State Historic Site, talk with Paul D. Miller (DJ Spooky) about his performance at Framing the Viewshed: Groundswell Sun., Sept. 22. Miller holds the distinction of being the Metropolitan Museum of Art's first artist-in-residence and will give the valedictory Groundswell performance with a performance of John Cage's 1939 piece "Imaginary Landscape No. 1" at 5 p.m. on the East Lawn. The performance will employ a sonic arrangement, utilizing two variable speed phono turntables, frequency recordings, muted piano and cymbal. Nadja Verena Marcin, also participating in Groundswell, discusses her piece "The Last Mohican." Plus local news, weather, music, and events.
6 p.m.: Free Speech Radio News
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