Friday, March 1, 2013 local almanac
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 45F; low 27F.[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 43F; low 30F.[/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:
Today: A slight chance of snow showers before 9 a.m., then a slight chance of rain and snow showers after 3 p.m. Mostly cloudy. High near 44. A slight chance of rain showers before 10 p.m., then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 10 p.m. and 1 a.m., Saturday, then a slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy. Low around 30.
Forecast for the next three days:
Saturday: A slight chance of snow showers before 9 a.m., then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m., then a slight chance of rain showers after 10 a.m. Cloudy. High near 41. A slight chance of rain showers between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m., then a slight chance of snow showers after 9 p.m. Cloudy. Low around 27.
Sunday: A slight chance of snow showers before 10 a.m., then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m., then a slight chance of rain showers after 11 a.m. Mostly cloudy. High near 42. A slight chance of snow showers overnight. Mostly cloudy. Low around 26.
Monday: Partly sunny. High near 41. Mostly cloudy overnight. Low around 27.
Sunrise today: 6:30 a.m.
Sunset today: 5:46 p.m.
Length of the day: 11:16 hrs.
Today is the first Friday of the month.
WGXC is unaware of any town meetings scheduled for today.
On Saturday: Columbia County Clerk Holly Tanner hosts an Informational Meeting on the New York State SAFE Act. Scheduled to attend are Congressman Chris Gibson, state Senator Kathy Marchione, and state Assembly member Steve McLaughlin and Pete Lopez, along with representatives of the New York State Police. From 9:30 am to 12 p.m. (noon) at Columbia-Greene Community College, Route 9, Greenport (828-3339 or 828-4181).
The day ahead on 90.7-FM
Midnight to 5:59 a.m.: Free103point9 Transmission Arts overnight
12 a.m. (midnight): Radio News: WBAI Insurance Woes New York City Pacifica Radio station WBAI got locked out of its studio after Hurricane Sandy, but their insurance company, Chubb, won't honor their claim.
12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: New Music March 2013 New music from Johnny Marr ("I Want the Heartbeat"). Yeah Yeah Yeahs ("Sacrilege"), Dan Friel (of Parts & Labor, "Valedictorian"), Co La ("Melter's Delight"), Matmos, and others.
1 a.m.: Taran's Free Jazz Hour: Evan Parker Episode 03 of 2013 of two-hour free jazz show that airs on eight European radio stations and free103point9 Online Radio and WGXC 90.7-FM in the Hudson Valley, in New York, in the United States. The playlist: loosetorque freeplay: nick stephens, b/ john corbett, tpt, valve tbn, fl/ tony marsh, perc; slam day for night at jack straw: david haney, p/ julian priester, tbn/ buell neidlinger, b + guests; renegade: esmond selwyn, g/ paul sawtell, keyb/ bill coleman, b/ tony richards, dr; aut the exit door leads in: alberto collodel, bcl/ davide lorenzon, as, ss/ ivan pilat, bari sax + guests; electrical landscapes: andrea laino, el g; hotcup slippery rock: mostly other people do the killing; latham fluidity: brian groder, tpt, flghrn/ tonino miano, p; cleanfeed spun tree: michael attias, ralph alessi, matt mitchell, sean conly, tom rainey; union: paradoxical frog umlaut composition no 6: pierre antoine badaroux & co.; emanem one four & two twos: john stevens, paul rutherford, evan parker, barry guy; drip invitation: peggy lee band; peeter uuskyla open secrets: peeter uuskyla, dr/ ove volquartz, ts, bcl.
3 a.m.: Selected Songs: Matthew Shipp Tune in selections from jazz pianist Matthew Shipp's "Greatest Hits" CD released Jan 29, 2013 on the Thirsty Ear label. This show will feature some of those songs, and other "greatest hits" from the pianist.
5 a.m.: The Michael Slate Show: Matthew Shipp From Pacifica Radio, Spet. 9, 2011. Discussion with "avant-garge jazz pianist Matthew Shipp about his music, his life and the ideas behind the universe of music he has brought into being over the last 30 years. Shipp has recorded more than 50 cds over the years in all kinds of formations and reaching across many musical genres from his free jazz base all the way through electronica and hip-hop." With host Michael Slate.
6 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.: WGXC Hands-On Community Radio
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.
12 p.m. (noon): Movement Debut of the new weekly Friday music program: Two hours of dance music from around the world and from the past to present. Including interviews with local and touring DJ's about what music makes them move inside and out. Hosted by DJ Gio.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: Al Jazeera English
6:30 p.m.: Free Speech Radio News