Wednesday, April 30, 2014 local almanac
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 44F; low 44F.[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 44F; low 44F.[/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 Flood Watch effective Wednesday night through Thursday morning for the Capital District and Mid-Hudson Valley. A large, slow-moving low pressure system will impact the area resulting in widespread showers. The heaviest rainfall is expected late Wednesday afternoon and evening. Total rainfall amounts of one to three inches are expected Wednesday night through Thursday. The higher totals are expected to the south and east of the Capital District, with locally higher amounts up to four inches possible in the eastern Catskills. Minor flooding of rivers and streams is possible with flooding of poor drainage, urban and low-lying areas likely with the heavy rainfall.
Today: Periods of rain. High near 49. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent. Wednesday night, rain with thunderstorm also possible after 2 a.m. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Forecast for the next three days:
Thursday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. High near 72. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent. Thursday night, scattered showers and thunderstorms before 8 p.m., then isolated showers between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. Mostly cloudy. Low around 45.
Friday: Scattered showers after 1 p.m. Partly sunny. High near 66. Friday night, scattered showers, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy. Low around 43.
Saturday: A chance of showers after 9 a.m. Mostly cloudy. High near 67. Saturday night, a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy. Low around 45.
Today is the fifth Wednesday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
HUDSON Common Council Economic Development Committee meeting at 9 a.m., at Hoystradt Hose Firehouse, second floor, 515 Warren St., Hudson (828-1030).
The day ahead on 90.7-FM
12 a.m. (midnight): Radio News: Cell Phone Searches Feature Story News reports on Supreme Court considering: Can police search cellphone's without warrant?
1 a.m.: Vital Weekly: Sontag Shogun Episode 929 of weekly experimental new music show, by folks formerly behind Staalplaat. Click on title for playlist 929.
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 News, weather, events and music. Hosted by Cheryl K., in for Philip Grant. Call in to have your say: (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, interviews and events.
10 a.m.: @Issue: Sherry Wykoff, Cyndy Hall Sherry Wykoff will discuss the recent opening of Hudson River Healthcare, a comprehensive healthcare facility located on Union Street in Hudson. Plus, Cyndy Hall, Chair of the Columbia County Democratic Committee, will discuss the committee's upcoming Martin Van Buren Awards and the November elections. Hosted by Victor Mendolia and Debora Gilbert.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: Feature Story News