Sunday, March 3, 2013 local almanac
WGXC Ski Report (:52)
"Escape From Planet Earth" movie review by Echo Roe. (2:15)
Cairo-Durham to hold public forum on elementary plan. (7:37)
Weather right now
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 39F; low 21F.[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 39F; low 30F.[/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 Acra, in Greene County:
Today: A 30 percent chance of snow showers before 2 p.m., then a chance of rain and snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 35, and a low around 18. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Forecast for the next two days:
Monday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35, and a low around 19.
Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 40, and a low around 31.
Sunrise today: 6:27 a.m.
Sunset today: 5:48 p.m.
Length of the day: 11:21 hrs.
Today is the first Sunday of the month, and there are no town meetings.
(WGXC suggests you call ahead to confirm time and location.)
The day ahead on 90.7-FM
Midnight to 2 a.m.: I-Sound
Performances from New York-based DJ I-Sound, plus collaborations with DJ Scud and To Rococo Rot.
4 a.m. – 4:30 a.m.: "Heart of Glass Stretched"
Blondie's "Heart of Glass" time-stretched into 30 minutes.
4:30 a.m. – 5:30 a.m.: "The Coming Drone Invasion"
John Whitehead on Civil Liberties and Drones.
5:30 a.m. – 5:59 a.m.: "CounterSpin: Nima Shirazi, Mitra Ebadolahi"
This is the 20th year of Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting's media analysis radio show, hosted by Janine Jackson, Steve Rendall, and Peter Hart. This week: Nima Shirazi on 'Argo,' Mitra Ebadolahi on domestic spying.
6 a.m.: In Cased You Missed It Rebroadcasts the premiere episode of "Zooms, Bolts and Knots" with Tyson Hauf and "Eat Food or Die" interview with former "WGXC Ag Show" host Kieran Riley on the Columbia County agricultural scene.
8 a.m.: Children's Storytime hosted by Christine Pacuk. Superheroes is the theme.
8:30 a.m.: Knock on Wood hosted by Steve Charney. Tall tales this episode.
9 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show hosted by Tommy Sharp. Local news, weather, local events, music, and more. Call 518-828-0290 to participate.
8 p.m.: The Irish Show hosted by Tony Fallon.
12 a.m. (midnight): Radio Stew hosted by Tom Roe. Which is more ridiculous? Spiro T. Agnew's complaints about the media, or Stephen Colbert's performance in front of President George Bush at the 2006 White House Correspondent's Dinner. Then Jon Stewart tells everyone off on CNN.