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Tuesday, March 19, 2013 local almanac

Mar 19, 2013 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 37F; low 14F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 39F; low 14F.[/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's Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 8 p.m., tonight, throughout the WGXC listening area. Snow accumulation of an additional 2 to 4 inches, with a glaze of ice is expected. An intermittent wintry mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain will continue this morning will likely mix with, or change to only rain for a period of time from late morning into the afternoon. Northeast winds of 5 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph are expected.

Today: Rain, snow and sleet before 4 p.m., then rain and snow likely. High near 38. Chance of precipiation is 100 percent. Total daytime snow and sleet accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible. Tonight, a chance of rain and snow showers before 8 p.m., then a chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy. Low around 25. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible..

Forecast for the next three days:

Wednesday: A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 3 p.m., then a slight chance of rain showers between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m., then a slight chance of rain and snow showers after 5 p.m. Partly sunny. High near 39. Mostly cloudy overnight. Low around 19.
Thursday: A slight chance of snow showers. Partly sunny. High near 36. Mostly cloudy Thursday night. Low around 19.
Friday: Partly sunny. High near 38. Partly cloudy overnight. Low around 23.

Sunrise today: 6:58 a.m.
Sunset today: 7:07 p.m.

Length of the day: 12:08 hrs.

Town meetings

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

VILLAGE ELECTIONS noon to 9 p.m., today in Athens, Catskill, Chatham, Coxsackie, Hunter, Kinderhook, Philmont, Tannersville and Valatie.

COLUMBIA COUNTY Health/Medical Committee meeting at 4 p.m. at County Office Building, 401 State Street, Hudson.
GHENT Planning Board session at 7 p.m., at Town Hall, 2306 State Route 66, Ghent (392-4644).
GREENE COUNTY Legislature meeting at 6:30 p.m. at County Building, 411 Main St., Catskill (719-3270).
HUDSON Common Council Finance Committee meeting at 5:30 p.m.; regular meeting of the Common Council at 7 p.m., at City Hall, 520 Warren Street, Hudson (828-1030).

The day ahead on 90.7-FM

The WGXC 90.7-FM Spring Pledge Drive continues this week. To make your tax-deductible donation, call (518) 828-0290, or visit wgxc.org/donate.

Midnight to 5:59 a.m.: Free103point9 Transmission Arts overnight

12 a.m. (midnight): Radio News: Headlines Media and radio headlines.
12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: Double Identity Two times the sounds, and songs that struggle with identity from The Cure ("Why Can't I Be You?), The Replacements ("I'll Be You"), and others.
1 a.m.: Crank Sturgeon and Al Margolis Rebroadcast of March 8, 2013 live broadcast from Spotty Dog Books & Ale in Hudson, NY.
2 a.m.: Bob's Slacktime Funhouse: Ides of March In this episode, that powerhouse duo of Doc P. Ellis and Doktor Bugbladder analyze deadly political intrigue throughout the ages...and into the future. Beginning with the Julius Caesar hit, they trace a damning, bloody trail of conspiracy machinations from the marble floors of the Roman Senate all the way to the marble floors of the U.S. Senate. Kevlar togas recommended--and yeah.
3 a.m.: Zoom Rewind Two recent episodes of "Zoom," a new radio show from Tyson Hauf that airs at 11 a.m. Wednesdays on WGXC 90.7-FM.
5 a.m.: About Free Speech Radio News Interview with Nell Abram from "Free Speech Radio News," and segments from the weekday radio news show.
5:30 a.m.: PCJ Media Network Plus: 20130319

6 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.: WGXC Hands-On Community Radio

The WGXC 90.7-FM Spring Pledge Drive continues this week. To make your tax-deductible donation, call (518) 828-0290, or visit wgxc.org/donate.

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, events, music and more, with host Philip Grant.
10 a.m.: The World According to Lawrence: Premiere The World According to Lawrence is a blend of commentary, guests, local call-ins, sound clips of politics, pop culture, current events and science. You will hear the views or take on the news and events that surround us as a a local community, with news about Greene and Columbia counties.
11 a.m.: The Classic Country Show: Curtis Dean This week on the show we'll have a few words from musician Curtis Dean on the life and career of Charlie Pride. Hosted by Tanya B.
2 p.m.: The Hudson Valley Tap Show Tune in for the premiere of The Hudson Valley Tap Show hosted by Crossroads Brewery owner Ken Landin. He will be interviewing various brew masters in the Hudson Valley.
3 p.m.: Social Graces: Maya Greene Host Nan Marron will have a discussion on communication with Maya Greene, Communication Professor at Columbia Greene Community College, on WGXC's etiquette show.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: Al Jazeera English
6:30 p.m.: Free Speech Radio News
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