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Wednesday, April 16, 2014 local almanac

Apr 16, 2014 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 44F; low 27F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 44F; low 22F.[/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 Special Weather Statement, effective Wednesday morning, warning of patches of black ice during the morning drive. Most of eastern New York and adjacent western New England received one to four inches of snowfall late Tuesday. Any standing slush or wet spots may have frozen solid on untreated surfaces. Be careful for patches of black ice, especially in driveways, sidewalks and secondary roadways. Allow extra time to reach your destination and exercise caution when driving and especially walking.

Today: Sunny. High near 46. Wednesday night, mostly clear. Low around 22.

Forecast for the next three days:
Thursday: Sunny. High near 54. Thursday night, mostly clear. Low around 29.
Friday: Mostly sunny. High near 58. Friday night, a slight chance of showers after 9 p.m. Mostly cloudy. Low around 36.
Saturday: A chance of showers after 9 a.m. Cloudy. High near 55. Saturday night, a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy. Low around 37.

Sunrise today: 6:11 a.m.
Sunset today: 7:38 p.m.
Length of the day: 13:26 hrs.

Town meetings
Today is the third Wednesday of the month.
WGXC recommends calling ahead to confirm time and location.

CATSKILL at 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 439 Main St., Catskill.
COLUMBIA COUNTY Human Services meeting at 5 p.m. at County Office Building, 401 State Street, Hudson.
GHENT Planning Board session at 7 p.m., at Town Hall, 2306 State Route 66, Ghent (392-4644).
GREENE COUNTY Legislature meeting at 6:30 p.m. at County Building, 411 Main St., Catskill (719-3270).
HUDSON Zoning Board of Appeals meeting (tentative) at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall, 520 Warren Street, Hudson (828-1030).

The day ahead on 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 News, weather, events and music live from the WGXC Hudson Studio. Hosted by Cheryl K. for Phil Grant. Call in to have your say: (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, weather, interviews and events.
10 a.m.: @Issue: Didi Barrett, Michele McClave Michele McClave, Executive Director of the AIDS Council of Northeastern New York, Albany, will talk about her organization's assistance for people with AIDS and the group's upcoming fundraiser, the 11th Annual Dining Out for Life on April 24. Plus, Assemblywoman Didi Barrett talks about the high and low points of the budget process and about her legislative accomplishments in the areas of farming, tourism and education funding. Hosted by Debora Gilbert.
2 p.m.: Hudson Valley Tap Show: Justin Taylor Justin Taylor from Sloop Brewing Company in Poughkeepsie is this month's guest. Hosted by Ken Landin.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show: CB Smith, Athens Citizens Development Committee, Cultivate Catskill Mandolinist CB Smith, of CB Smith and the Lucky Devils, talks about the group's upcoming show at the Beattie Powers House. In the second hour, an update from members of the Athens Citizens Development Committee, and a conversation with Hudson Talbott and members of Cultivate Catskill. Plus, news, weather, events, music and more. Hosted by Harry Matthews.
6 p.m.: Feature Story News