Thursday, August 21, 2014 local almanac
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 77F; low 62F.[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 77F; low 62F.[/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 Hazardous Weather Outlook Thurs., Aug. 21, for northwestern Connecticut, western Massachusetts, east central New York and southern Vermont. There is a chance of non-severe thunderstorms Thursday afternoon and evening. Any thunderstorm will be capable of producing isolated heavy rainfall amounts, which may be enough to produce localized ponding of water on roadways and minor flooding of poor drainage areas.
Today: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Cloudy. High near 76. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. Thursday night, a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy. Low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent.
Forecast for the next three days:
Friday: A chance of showers, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy. High near 72. Friday night, mostly cloudy. Low around 57.
Saturday: Partly sunny. High near 77. Saturday night, partly cloudy. Low around 57.
Sunday: Mostly sunny. High near 77. Sunday night, mostly clear. Low around 57.
Today is the third Thursday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
(All telephone numbers are in the 518 area code except where 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 County Office Building, 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).
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 meeting, 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
12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: Dissing DJs "Sucker DJ"s from Dimples D, "Hey DJ" from The Beatmasters with Betty Boo, "Too Many DJs" from Soulwax, "Sucker D.J.'s" from Run DMC, and others.
1 a.m.: Bob's Slacktime Playhouse: Fame Tonight we examine the toxic nature of celebrity, all-consuming egomania, overweening ambitions, and the boundless obsessive idiocy of the American public. But this isn't about Robin Williams--this show came shuddering down the pike in 1997 in response to the Princess Diana death debacle, and yet it is still applicable 17 years later.
2 a.m.: Drummeradio: John Blackwell, Jason Sutter, Jonathan Mover Bill Zildjian talks with drummer John Blackwell who plays for Prince and Patty Labelle, about the music that inspired him to play drums. Also, Jason Sutter form Marilyn Manson and Julliana Hatfield is featured. And, Jonathan Mover (studio legend, Alice Cooper, The Tubes) talks about the music that inspired him to become a drummer.
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.
9 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show continues.
10 a.m.: We the People A conversation about plans to rehabilitate Hudson's 7th St. Park. Hosted by Tom DePietro.
11 a.m.: One Size Fits All: 20140821 An hour-long investigation into the idea of amplified sound beginning with The African Brothers and concluding with Suden Aika. Full playlist at www.facebook.com/OneSizeWGXC. Produced by Your Host.
2 p.m.: Between the Lines: Ruth Reichl Ruth Reichl, former food critic for the "Los Angeles Times" and "The New York Times," former editor-in-chief of "Gourmet" magazine, food show host, cookbook author, and best-selling memoirist turned novelist, talks about her new novel, "Delicious." She also discusses how to handle bad reviews, the difference between writing memoir and fiction, how her cooking and her writing are influenced by Columbia County, and the six famous dead people she would have to dinner. Produced by Ann Forbes Cooper.
3 p.m.: Radio Theatre: Chicken Hearts Arch Oboler's "Lights Out" radio show is featured, with an episode called "Drop Dead Chicken Heart," and Bill Cosby's "Chicken Heart" track about listening to that "Lights Out" radio show, and setting the couch on fire, to stop the chicken heart on the radio. Plus Charles Mingus' "Eat That Chicken" and Cibo Matto's "Know Your Chicken."
3:30 p.m.: Kids' Brain Radio Live from the Catskill Community Center. Hosted by Matt Bua and Sam Sebren.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: Feature Story News