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Thursday, February 19, 2015 local almanac

Feb 19, 2015 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 16F; low -6F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 16F; low -7F.[/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 Wind Chill Advisory for the WGXC listening area, including the greater Capital Region, Mid-Hudson Valley, the Taconics and Berkshires, from 10 p.m., Thu., Feb. 19 to 9 a.m., Fri., Feb. 20. Dangerously low wind chill values are possible, with the lowest values around sunrise Friday. West winds of 5 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph and temperatures of zero to 10 in most areas are possible.

Today: A chance of snow showers, mainly before 1 p.m. Mostly cloudy. High near 16. Wind chill values as low as -3. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible. Wednesday night, Mostly cloudy. Low around -6. Wind chill values as low as -20.

Forecast for the next three days:
Friday: Mostly sunny. High near 13. Wind chill values as low as -21. Friday night, partly cloudy. Low around -6.
Saturday: A chance of light snow after 1 p.m. Mostly cloudy. High near 26. Saturday night, snow. Low around 22.
Sunday: Snow likely, possibly mixed with freezing rain and sleet before noon, then rain and snow likely, possibly mixed with freezing rain. Cloudy. High near 36. Sunday night, a chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy. Low around 16.

Sunrise today: 6:44 a.m.
Sunset today: 5:33 p.m.
Length of the day: 10:48 hrs.

Public meetings
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 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
For WGXC Winter 2015 Pledge Drive: Day 8 WGXC's winter pledge drive began Thu., Feb. 12, and will culminate in a celebration of the station's four years of diverse voices and adventurous sounds on the the FM dial, Feb. 28. Tune in throughout the drive for a full slate of remote broadcasts, and turn out for special events in Greene and Columbia counties.

1 a.m.: Vital Weekly: Ryuichi Sakamoton Episode 969 of weekly experimental new music show, by folks formerly behind Staalplaat. Click on title for playlist 969. Rescheduled from night before.

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 Local news, weather, events, music and more. Live from the WGXC Hudson studio. Hosted by Michelle Lewis.
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.: We the People: Greg Mosley Interview with Greg Mosley, Operation Unite President and director of the new minority police initiative, a program designed to bring diversify to local law enforcement agencies. The program is a joint effort between local governments and the Galvan Foundation. Mosley is a retired New York state trooper. The conversation was recorded in the WGXC Hudson Studio, Tue., Feb. 10. Plus, commentary and news updates, and the For WGXC! Pledge Drive continues. Hosted by Tom DePietro.
11 a.m.: One Size Fits All: For WGXC! Pledge Drive Edition An hour-long investigation into the idea of amplified sound. We hope to encourage carefree offerings of needed cash by beginning with Laura Veirs and concluding with Mirah. Full playlist found at www.Facebook.com/OneSizeWGXC. Produced by Your Host.
2 p.m.: TBA: Allen Shawn American composer, pianist, educator, and author Allen Shawn discusses his life and work. Shawn is the composer of various orchestral works, chamber and choral music. He is the son of the late "The New Yorker" editor William Shawn and the brother of the actor and playwright Wallace Shawn. Shawn received a bachelor's degree from Harvard University, and a masters from Columbia University. He also studied with French composer and conductor Nadia Boulanger. (Wikipedia) Shawn currently teaches at Bennington College. Produced by Pierce Huff.
3 p.m.: Radio Theatre: The Path of 90.7-FM A special pledge-drive edition of "Radio Theatre" follows the path of sound as it enters the Acra and Hudson studios, travels in seconds by a webstream to a computer server on the west coast and back to the WGXC transmitter in Cairo.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show: Live from DA|BA A special pledge-drive edition live from DA|BA restaurant in Hudson, NY. Stop by and clink glasses with hosts Ellen Thurston and Tom DePietro.
6 p.m.: WGXC Evening News One-hour For WGXC! Pledge Drive edition. Live from the DA|BA restaurant in Hudson.
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