Wednesday, July 2, 2014 almanac
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 86F; low 66F.[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 86F; low 67F.[/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 Hazardous Weather Outlook for northwestern Connecticut, western Massachusetts, east central New York and southern Vermont. Thunderstorms are likely Wednesday afternoon and evening. The storms could become strong to locally severe with wind gusts up to 60 mph and hail as large as an inch in diameter. High temperatures will reach around 90 degrees in most valley locations on Wednesday, as well. Dewpoints will be close to 70 degrees. This will translate to apparent temperatures in the mid to upper 90s. It may be prudent to limit outdoor activity during the heat of the day.
Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely after 1 p.m. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds and heavy rain. Mostly cloudy. High near 90. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. Wednesday night, showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1 a.m. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds and heavy rain. Mostly cloudy. Low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent.
Forecast for the next three days:
Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3 p.m. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy. High near 86. Thursday night, showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy. Low around 65.
Friday (Independence Day): A chance of showers, mainly before 1 p.m. Partly sunny. High near 80. Friday night, partly cloudy. Low around 54.
Saturday: Sunny. High near 82. Saturday night, mostly clear. Low around 56.
Today is the first Wednesday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
GHENT Planning Board meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, P.O. Box 98, Ghent (392-4644).
GREENE COUNTY Meetings for Human Services, Health, and Education Committees at 6 p.m. at County Building, 411 Main St., Catskill (719-3270).
GREENPORT Town Board meeting at 7 p.m. at Greenport Town Hall, 600 Town Hall Drive, Hudson (828-4656).
HUDSON Hudson Common Council Youth & Aging Committee meeting, 6 p.m., and Arts, Entertainment & Tourism Committee meeting at 6:45 p.m. at City Hall, 520 Warren Street, Hudson (828-1030).
LIVINGSTON Planning Board meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, County Rte. 19, Livingston (851-9441).
The day ahead on WGXC 90.7-FM
1 a.m.: Vital Weekly: Francisco Lopez Episode 938 of weekly experimental new music show, by folks formerly behind Staalplaat. Click on title for playlist 938.
2 a.m.: Tabs Out: Demonstration Synthesis Cassette show: "A Father’s Day Special like no other, in that it’s not special and has nothing to do with Father’s Day. We did play some cassettes though. Specifically by Many Mansions, Hollowfonts, Yves Malone, Pete Fosco, As Surviving Total, Infinite Body, Les Halles, Demonstration Synthesis, Ben Varian, Beem, Banana Pill, August Traeger, Paper Armies, Quidditas, and HRRR."
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: Hudson Valley Distillery Guest host Cheryl K. talks to folks from the newly opened Hudson Valley Distillery, located on Rt. 9 in Clermont, Columbia Co. Plus, news, weather, events, music and more.
8 a.m.: Democracy Now! hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.
9 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show continues.
11 a.m.: Zoom: Sam Sebren Host Tyson Hauf welcomes Sam Sebren to Zoom, pairing up to pry open a rusty hinged cabinet of curiosities, thus, creating a special Zoom program in honor of our beautiful WGXC Catskill studio. Join us for the fun!
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: Feature Story News