Thursday, April 16, 2015 local almanac
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 68F; low 46F.[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 66F; low 47F.[/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: Sunny. High near 66. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph. Thursday night, showers likely, mainly after 4 a.m. Increasing clouds. Low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent.
Forecast for the next three days:
Friday: Showers likely, mainly before 10 a.m. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny. High near 68. Friday night, partly cloudy. Low around 42.
Saturday: Partly sunny. High near 68. Saturday night, mostly clear. Low around 35.
Sunday: Mostly sunny. High near 63. Sunday night, a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy. Low around 43.
Sunset today: 7:38 p.m.
Length of the day: 13:26 hrs.
Today is the third Thursday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
(All numbers are in the 518 area code unless otherwise noted.)
ANCRAM Town Board meeting, 7 p.m. in Town Hall at 1416 County Rte. 7, Ancram (329-6512).
CHATHAM Town Board meeting, 7 p.m. Town Hall, 488 State Route 295, Chatham (392-3262).
COLUMBIA COUNTY Board of Supervisors Public Safety Committee meeting, 5 p.m. at 401 State Street, Hudson (828-1527).
COPAKE Land Use Review Committee meeting, 7 p.m., at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234).
COXSACKIE-ATHENS Board of Education meeting, 6:30 p.m. at middle/high school, 24 Sunset Blvd., Coxsackie (731-1800).
DURHAM Town Board meeting, 7:30 p.m. in Town Building, 7309 State Rt. 81, East Durham (239-6122).
GHENT Town Board meeting, 7:30 p.m. at the Ghent Town Hall, 2306 State Route 66, Ghent (392-4644).
HUDSON Common Council Economic Development Committee, 6 p.m. at City Hall, 520 Warren Street, Hudson (828-1030).
KINDERHOOK Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. Town Hall, 4 Church St, Niverville (784-2233).
WINDHAM Town Board meeting, 8 p.m. at Town Hall, 371 State Rt. 296, Hensonville (734-4170).
The day ahead on WGXC 90.7-FM
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
8 a.m.: Democracy Now! hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez. National, daily, independent, award-winning news program providing audiences with access to people and perspectives rarely heard in the U.S. corporate-sponsored media.
9 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show continues.
10 a.m.: The Michael Slate Show: Edward Baptist Conversation with Edward Baptist about his latest book, "The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism." Baptist tells the story through intimate slave narratives, plantation records, newspapers, and the words of politicians, entrepreneurs, and formerly enslaved people, From KPFK Los Angeles via Pacifica.
11 a.m.: One Size Fits All: 20150416 An hour-long investigation into the idea of amplified sound, beginning with The Smiths and concluding with Ornette Coleman & Pat Metheny. Produced by Your Host. Full playlist at Facebook.com/OneSizeWGXC
3 p.m.: Radio Theatre: Holes Around... An anthology series of dramas and comedies for radio. Produced at KSVR Studios at the radio station KSVR-FM in Mount Vernon, Washington. The actors are from the Skagit Radio Repertory Company. The producer is Joseph C McGuire. In the far future when star travel was discovered human curiosity meant sending out exploration teams. But the mysteries of space wouldn't be the only problems facing the explorers. Working with others would be the biggest problem of all. Produced by Joseph C McGuire. Edited by Jay Charles Performers: The Skagit Radio Repertory Company. Made with a grant from the Corporation For Public Broadcasting. From Pacifica Radio.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: WGXC Evening News