Monday, February 16, 2015 local almanac
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 13F; low 0F.[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 14F; low 2F.[/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 Warning through noon, Mon., Feb. 16, for east central New york and western New England. Dangerous to life threatening wind chills are expected throughout the morning. Temperatures of zero to 20 below are forecast for early Monday, rising to 5 below to 10 above by midday. Northwest winds of 10 to 20 mph with guests up to 30 mph are possible.
Today: Sunny. High near 12. Wind chill values as low as -23. Monday night, a slight chance of snow after 3 a.m. Increasing clouds. Low around 0. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent..
Forecast for the next three days:
Tuesday: A chance of snow, mainly before 1 p.m. Cloudy. High near 19. Wind chill values as low as zero. Tuesday night, mostly cloudy. Low around 1.
Wednesday: A chance of snow showers, mainly after 1 p.m. Cloudy. High near 23. Wednesday night, a slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy. Low around 2.
Thursday: Partly sunny. High near 13. Thursday night, mostly cloudy. Low around -7.
Sunrise today: 6:49 a.m.
Sunset today: 5:29 p.m.
Length of the day: 10:40 hrs.
Today is Presidents Day
All nonessential federal, state, county and local municipalities are closed. Post offices, banks and school districts are also closed.
Today is the third Monday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
(All numbers are in the 518 area code unless otherwise noted.)
ATHENS Town meeting, 6:45 p.m. at Community Center, 2 First Street, Athens (945-1052).
AUSTERLITZ Comprehensive plan meeting, 7 p.m. at 812 Route 203, Austerlitz (392-3260).
CANAAN Planning board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 1647 Route 5 South, Canaan (781-3144).
GERMANTOWN Town Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 50 Palatine Park Road, Germantown (537-6687).
GREENVILLE Town Board meeting, 7:30 p.m. at Town Offices, corner of routes 32 and 81, Greenville (966-8276).
TAGHKANIC Zoning Commission meeting, 6:30 p.m., at Town Hall, 909 Route 82, Taghkanic (851-7638).
The day ahead on WGXC 90.7-FM
For WGXC Winter 2015 Pledge Drive: Day 5 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.
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 "Mr. Petee Pete" Lievense.
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.
11 a.m.: Zoom: Liv Carrow Special guest singer-songwriter and host of "Low Tide" Liv Carrow for the hour. Hosted by Tyson Hauf.
12 p.m. (noon): Monday Musical Matinee Live from the WGXC Hudson Studio, the extended For WGXC! Pledge Drive edition, with special guest. Hosted by Sheri Bauer-Mayorga and Lincoln Mayorga.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show: Betta Broad, Sam Sebren Energy will be topic of discussion with Betta Broad of Citizens for Local Power and community anti-fracking and energy organizer for Catskill Mountainkeeper, along local environmental activist Sam Sebren during this special For WGXC Pledge Drive episode. Citizens for Local Power is made up of 10 women who affectionately refer to themselves as "the kitchen cabinet." The kitchen cabinet meets weekly in Rosendale, Ulster Co. The group is currently working on issues related to utility reform, Community Choice Aggregation, the energy infrastructure and the proposed Pilgrim Pipeline. Plus local news, weather, events and more. Hosted by Kieran Riley. This is the first of two live broadcasts from the Spotty Dog on Warren Street in Hudson scheduled during the For WGXC! Winter 2015 Pledge Drive.
6 p.m.: WGXC Evening News One-hour For WGXC! Pledge Drive edition. Live from the WGXC Acra studio at the Wave Farm Study Center in Greene Co.
10 p.m.: LunarMoss: An Evening with Three Creeps The "LunarMoss" pledge drive edition! An evening with three creeps, to celebrate four years of the party weird on WGXC. Join DJ LunarMoss and special guests Peter Aaron, and Logan Visscher, as they supply plenty of frosty cold cuts to keep the blue in your veins. Music for crunching on icicles. Tune in and wax the transmission nocturnal. Call in and keep the strange haunts radiating on your lonely radio, (518) 697-7400 or go online to wgxc.org/donate.