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Monday, March 18, 2013 local almanac

Mar 18, 2013 12:30 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 34F; low 28F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 37F; low 28F.[/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 has issued a Winter Storm Warning from 6 p.m., Mon., to 8 p.m., Tues. Snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches, along with one tenth to one quarter inch of ice is expected. Snow is forecast to fall around one inch per hour Monday night and Tuesday morning. Wind gusts up to 30 mph expected.

Today: A chance of snow, mainly after 5 p.m. Increasing clouds. High near 35. Snow tonight, mainly after 8 p.m. Low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent.

Forecast for the next three days:

Tuesday: Rain, snow, freezing rain and sleet, becoming all rain after 4 p.m. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 9 p.m., then a slight chance of snow showers after 3 a.m. Mostly cloudy. Low around 25.
Wednesday: A slight chance of snow showers. Partly sunny. High near 42. Mostly cloudy overnight. Low around 20.
Thursday: Partly sunny. High near 37. Mostly cloudy Thursday night. Low around 19.

Sunrise today: 7 a.m.
Sunset today: 7:06 p.m.

Length of the day: 12:06 hrs.

Town meetings

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

ATHENS Town meeting at 6:45 p.m. at Town Hall, 2 First Street, Athens (734-3636).
AUSTERLITZ Comprehensive plan meeting at 7 p.m., at 812 Route 203, Austerlitz (392-3260).
CANAAN Planning board meeting at 7 p.m., at Town Hall, 1647 Route 5 South, Canaan (781-3144).
GERMANTOWN Town Board meets at 7 p.m., at Town Hall, 50 Palatine Park Road, Germantown (537-6687).
GREENE COUNTY 6 p.m. meetings of Government Ops and Finance committees, plus party caucuses at County Building, 411 Main St., Catskill (719-3270).
GREENVILLE Town Board meeting at 7:30 p.m. at Town Offices, corner of routes 32 and 81, Greenville (966-8276).

The day ahead on 90.7-FM

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

12 a.m. (midnight): Radio News: Headlines News from radio and media worlds.
12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: Radio Theatre Shorts Short radio theatre works from Gregory Whitehead, 31 Down, Anna Friz, and others.
1 a.m.: Human Machine: Sexbot Rebroadcast of Max Goldfarb's "Sexbot" episode.
2 a.m.: U.S. Senate FCC Oversight Hearing The Tues., Mar. 12, U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation hearing “Oversight of the Federal Communications Commission.”
5 a.m.: This Week in Radio News: 20130318 Free Speech Radio News reports on the radio-controlled drone wars: First, the ACLU wins a transparancy lawsuit over drone inf; and a report shows the unpopularity of drone strikes in Pakistan. Plus highlights of U.S. Senate Commerce Committee's "FCC Oversight" hearing. Plus news about radio pledge drives, the financial problems at "Free Speech Radio News," and local amateur radio meetings.

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.: Law and Disorder: Bradley Manning, James Steele A 15-month investigation and documentary film by the Guardian and BBC Arabic has revealed how U.S. colonel James Steele, a veteran of American proxy wars in El Salvador and Nicaragua, played a key role in training and overseeing U.S.-funded special police commandos who ran a network of torture centers in Iraq. Steele and another special forces veteran retired Colonel James Coffman reported directly to General David Petraeus. Petraeus as listeners may know was tasked with organizing Iraqi security services.Bradley Manning Plea Update: Freedom of the Press Foundation and Bradley Manning Audio. Michael Ratner On The Bill Keller's Bradley Manning/Wikileaks NYT Op Ed.
2 p.m.: Eat Food or Die: 20130218 Host Hugh Horner, live, for pledge drive, talks about food.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: Al Jazeera English
6:30 p.m.: Free Speech Radio News
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