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Tuesday, December 17, 2013 local almanac

Dec 17, 2013 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 23F; low 15F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 22F; low 15F.[/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 Winter Weather Advisory for light to moderate snow in Greene, Columbia, Dutchess, Ulster and Rensselaer counties from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tues., Dec. 17. Accumulations of two to six inches, with higher amounts across the higher terrain of the Taconics and the eastern Catskills, are expected, with maximum snowfall rates of one-half to one inch per hour, possible. Light snow will develop and overspread the region early Tuesday morning. The snow will become steadier during the late morning hours and into the afternoon before ending late in the day. Temperatures will be in the single digits and low teens during the morning hours, rising into the upper teens to mid-20s during the late afternoon before falling into the teens to lower 20s Tuesday night. A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow-covered roads and limited visibilities and use caution while driving.

Today: Periods of snow. High near 20. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent. A total daytime snow accumulation of two to four inches possible. Tuesday night, a chance of snow showers, mainly before 11 p.m. Mostly cloudy. Low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch is possible.

Forecast for the next three days:

Wednesday: Partly sunny. High near 35. Wednesday night, mostly cloudy. Low around 16.
Mostly sunny. High near 40. Thursday night, mostly cloudy. Low around 29.
Friday: A chance of snow before 10 a.m., then a chance of rain. Cloudy. High near 44. A chance of rain and snow showers. Cloudy. Low around 34.

Sunrise today: 7:19 a.m.
Sunset today: 4:25 p.m.

Length of the day: 9:05 hrs.

Town meetings

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

COLUMBIA COUNTY Health and Medical Services Committee meets at 4 p.m. at 401 State St. in Hudson.
DURHAM Town Board meets at 7:30 p.m. at Town Building, 7309 State Rt. 81, East Durham (239-8260).
HILLSDALE Meeting at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall on Main Street (325-5073).
HUDSON Regular Common Council meeting at 7 p.m. at City Hall, 520 Warren Street, Hudson (828-1030).
HUNTER Meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 5748 Route 23A, Tannersville (589-6150).
LEXINGTON Town board meeting at 7 p.m., at Municipal Building, 3542 Route 42, Lexington, (986-6303).
TAGHKANIC Planning Board workshop meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall on Route 82 in West Taghkanic (851-7638).

The day ahead on 90.7-FM

12 a.m. (midnight): Radio News: Surveillance is Unconstitutional Feature Story News listens to a court ruling about the NSA's surveillance program.
12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: Radio Stations Jonathan Winters is the co-host in spirit, live from the Wave Farm, as Tom Roe goes station to station with Man or Astroman?, The Mountain Goats, Robart Pollard, The Hold Steady, Hall of Fame, The Tornados, and Six Organs of Adminttance.
1 a.m.: Virginia Madsen and Gregory Whitehead Rebroadcast of discussion between Australian radio historian Virginia Madsen and radio artist Gregory Whitehead from Wave Farm, Dec. 14, 2013.
3 a.m.: David Simon Excerpt of a talk by "The Wire" creator at the Festival of Dangerous Ideas.
5 a.m.: PCJ Media Network Plus: 20131217 International radio and media show. The show is produced jointly by PCJ in Taiwan and Canada. Producer/Presenter: Keith Perron.

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 Morning news, music, interviews features and agriculture reporting. Hosted by Phil Grant. 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 The Morning Show continues with local news, weather and events.
10 a.m.: The World According to Lawrence: 20131217 A blend of commentary, guests, 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 nation, a state and the counties of Greene and Columbia. Hosted by William Lawrence with Debra Kamecke.
11 a.m.: Classic Country Show: A.P. Carter Celebration of the birthday of A.P. Carter and other Sagittarians.
2 p.m.: Hudson Valley Tap Show: Johnny Pavich Host Ken Landin interviews Johnny Pavich from the Dutch Ale House in Saugerties.
3 p.m.: Social Graces: Laura Margolis Host Nan Marron interviews Laura Margolis, artistic director at Stageworks in Hudson.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show

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