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Monday, May 18, 2015 local almanac

May 18, 2015 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 79F; low 56F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 77F; low 56F.[/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: Partly sunny. High near 72. Monday night, a chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1 a.m., then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1 a.m. and 2 a.m., then showers likely after 2 a.m. Patchy fog after 2 a.m. Otherwise, cloudy. Low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent.

Forecast for the next three days:
Tuesday: Showers likely before 11 a.m., then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 p.m. Patchy fog before 8 a.m. Otherwise, mostly cloudy. High near 75. Tuesday night, a chance of showers, mainly before 8 p.m. Mostly cloudy. Low around 50.
Wednesday: Mostly sunny. High near 64. Wednesday night, partly cloudy. Low around 44.
Thursday: Mostly sunny. High near 71. Thursday night, mostly clear. Low around 47.

Sunrise today: 5:30 a.m.
Sunset today: 8:13 p.m.
Length of the day: 14:42 hrs.

Public meeting
Today is the third Monday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
(All numbers are in the 518 area code unless otherwise noted.)

ATHENS Town meeting, 6:45 p.m. at Community Center, 2 First Street, Athens (945-1052).
AUSTERLITZ Comprehensive plan meeting, 7 p.m. at 812 Route 203, Austerlitz (392-3260).
CANAAN Planning board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 1647 Route 5 South, Canaan (781-3144).
COLUMBIA COUNTY Board of Supervisors Economic Development Committee meeting, 5 p.m. at 401 State Street, Hudson (828-1527).
GERMANTOWN Town Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 50 Palatine Park Road, Germantown (537-6687).
GREENE COUNTY Legislature committee meetings: Special County Resources, Special Public Safety, County Services, Public Works, Economic Development and Tourism, Government Operations and Finance, 6 p.m., Caucus Room at the County Building, 411 Main St., Catskill (719-3270).
GREENVILLE Town Board meeting, 7:30 p.m. at Town Offices, corner of routes 32 and 81, Greenville (966-8276).
HUDSON Common Council Arts, Entertainment & Tourism Committee meeting, 6 p.m. at City Hall, 520 Warren Street, Hudson (828-1030).
TAGHKANIC Zoning Commission meeting, 6:30 p.m., at Town Hall, 909 Route 82, Taghkanic (851-7638).

The day ahead on WGXC 90.7-FM
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 Broadcast from the WGXC Hudson Studio.
8 a.m.: Democracy Now! hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez. National, daily, independent, award-winning news program providing audiences with access to people and perspectives rarely heard in the U.S. corporate-sponsored media.
9 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show continues.
10 a.m.: The Albany Report: Susan Lerner, Daniel Squadron  Closing the LLC loophole bill: Will it get to the Senate floor? The Assembly has now passed legislation to treat limited liability corporations like corporations under campaign finance rules. Currently a loophole allows LLCs to be treated as individuals. This allows the funneling of unlimited amounts of cash to political campaigns. The discussion will center around efforts to change the state’s campaign finance laws with Common Cause Executive Director Susan Lerner, and state Senator Daniel Squadron (D-Brooklyn) who is pushing for the loophole legislation to get to the floor of the state Senate. Call (518) 828-0290 to go on air during the show, or send your comments or questions via email to info@wgxc.org. Or take three minutes and record a question or comment ahead of time at (518) 291-WGXC (9492). Hosted by Cecilia Tkaczyk.
11 a.m.: Zoom: Star Power It's all true. Hosted by Tyson Hauf.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: WGXC Evening News