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Thursday, November 7, 2013 local almanac

Nov 07, 2013 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 59F; low 33F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 59F; low 33F.[/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: Rain before 3 p.m., then a chance of showers, mainly between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. High near 59. The chance of precipitation is 100 percent. Thursday night, a slight chance of rain showers after 3 a.m. Mostly cloudy. Low around 33.

Forecast for the next three days:

Friday: A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 9 a.m., then a slight chance of rain showers. Partly sunny. High near 48. Friday night, partly cloudy. Low around 30.
Saturday: Partly sunny. High near 48. Saturday night, a slight chance of rain showers after 8 p.m., mixing with snow after 2 a.m. Mostly cloudy. Low around 34.
Sunday: Partly sunny. High near 53. Sunday night, partly cloudy. Low around 32.

Sunrise today: 6:37 a.m.
Sunset today: 4:41 p.m.

Length of the day: 10:03 hrs.

Town meetings

Today is the second Thursday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.

CHATHAM Village meeting at 7:30 p.m. at Village Hall, 77 Main Street, Chatham (392-5821).
COPAKE Town Board meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 230 Mountainview Road, Copake (329-1234).
GALLATIN Town Board meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 667 Route 7, Ancram (398-7519).
GREENE COUNTY Finance & Audit committee meets at 5 p.m. at County Building, 411 Main St., Catskill (719-3270).
HUDSON Community Development and Planning Agency Board special meeting to discuss the possible sale of the land at the corner of Second and Columbia sts. (now occupied by the Hudson Community Garden) to Habitat for Humanity at 6 p.m., at City Hall, 520 Warren St., Hudson (751-1044).
KINDERHOOK Planning Board Workshop meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 4 Church St, Niverville (784-2233).
LIVINGSTON Town board meets at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 119 County Route 19.
STUYVESANT Town board meets at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 5 Sunset Drive, Stuyvesant (758-6248).
TANNERSVILLE Village trustees meet at 7 p.m. in their Village Hall on Route 23A.
WINDHAM Town board meets at 8 p.m. at Town Hall, 371 State Rt. 296, Hensonville (734-4170).

The day ahead on 90.7-FM

12 a.m. (midnight): Radio News: Headlines Radio and media news.
12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: Hello Operator To make your call, you have to talk to the operator first. Lily Tomlin, and others, explain. Listen to The White Stripes ("Hello Operator"), Jim Croce ("Operator"), Nick Lowe ("Switch Board Susan"), Mary Wells ("Operator"), Talking Heads ("Dream Operator"), Roseanne Cash ("Radio Operator"), The Band ("Long Distance Operator"), Chuck Berry ("Memphis, Tennessee"), Midnight Star ("Operator"), Pete Shelley ("Telephone Operator"), Gladys Knight & The Pips ("Operator"), Senor Coconut ("Smooth Operator") and others.
1 a.m.: Selected Songs: Fela African composer and band leader Fela is featured.
4 a.m.: Steve Satan Bristol Broadband Co-operative presents, "Former pirate radio DJ and transmitter engineer Steve Satan tells of his days working for next to nothing on Radio Caroline pirate radio ship Ross Revenge in the 1980s. He also takes us back to the 1960s and even further when pirate radio forced the BBC to abandon the 'Light Programme' and play their music on a new station Radio 1. Is there still a need for pirate stations as the mainstream media is so anodyne?"
5 a.m.: Off The Hook: 20131107 Do not call during rebroadcast. Off The Hook, from the hacker zine 2600, airs every Wednesday night at 7 p.m. ET in New York City on WBAI 99.5 FM, and is rebroadcast the next morning at 5 a.m. on WGXC and free103point9 Online Radio. It is simulcast online via streaming MP3 and via shortwave on WBCQ The Planet at 5110 KHz. Join #offthehook on irc.2600.net to chat during the show. Email show at oth [at] 2600.com Do not call during the rebroadcast.

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: Election Results 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. Local news, weather and events.
11 a.m.: One Size Fits All: 20131107 An hour-long investigation into the idea of amplified sound with Your Host. The hour will begin with Wooden Schjips and conclude with The Tony Williams Lifetime.
2 p.m.: The Art of the Hudson Valley: Daniel Amslaw Guest is local artist Daniel Amslaw. Hosted by Chad Weckler.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show: William Kennedy Ellen Thurston returns from hiatus as co-host of the Thursday edition of the "WGXC Afternoon Show." Writer William Kennedy will join Thurston and co-host Tom DePietro in the WGXC Hudson studio for a conversation about his work and the writing life. Kennedy is best known for his novels set in Troy, N.Y., one of which, "Ironweed," won the Pulitzer Prize. Plus local news, weather, music and more.
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